Posts Tagged ‘tea party’

2012 battles fought in 140 characters or less

By Shannon Travis,

Might future presidential debates feature candidates that voters can’t see, can’t hear and who answer … Read more

FreedomWorks, Tea Party Express develop new technology, methods to keep grassroots connected

Tea Party groups FreedomWorks and Tea Party Express are both rolling out some new technology to keep grassroots conservatives connected with each other and with their elected leaders in Washington.

Poll: GOP should listen to tea party


Seven in 10 Americans would like to see Republican leaders in Congress consider the tea party movement’s ideas as they confront the country’s challenges, a new poll … Read more

22% of online Americans used social networking or Twitter for politics in 2010 campaign

By Pew Internet

After first gaining prominence as tools for political engagement during the 2008 presidential election, social media became a regular part of the political environment for voters in the … Read more

Dose of hot Tea catches Republicans up to Democrats in social media use

By Jacqui Cheng, ars technica

Social media is becoming an increasingly important part of US elections, but the group that … Read more

Should Pence seize the moment and make a run for president?

By Maureen Groppe,

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Mike Pence has to be flattered.

While he has said he will decide his … Read more

Tea Party Maligned

by Rebecca Hagelin,

There are only a few things that make me truly angry.

Lies about the innocent are chief among them.

The decent, hard-working, freedom-loving Americans who dare to … Read more

Tea Party Brings Energy, Change and Tumult to GOP

Micahel Barone,

The political commentariat doesn’t know what to make of those thousands of Americans who have spontaneously thronged to tea parties and town hall meetings to oppose … Read more