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Freedom Works boss: Tea Party ‘stronger, not weaker’

By   /  May 13, 2014  /  New Mexico, New Mexico Watchdog, Video  /  4 Comments

By Rob Nikolewski │ New Mexico Watchdog
ALBUQUERQUE – They’ve been attacked by Democrats such as Harry Reid as “anarchists,” vilified by the main character on the cable show “The Newsroom” as “the American Taliban” and criticized by some Republicans who point to defeats in Delaware, Indiana and Nevada as possibly costing the party control of [...]

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Freedom Works boss: Tea Party ‘stronger, not weaker’

By   /  May 12, 2014  /  National, New Mexico, News  /  No Comments

THE PARTY'S NOT OVER: Matt Kibbe, the CEO of the political action group Freedom Works, says the Tea Party's influence is not waning, but on the rise. NM Watchdog photo.

They’ve been attacked by Democrats such as Harry Reid as “anarchists,” vilified by the main character on the cable show “The Newsroom” as “the American Taliban” and criticized by some Republicans who point to defeats in Delaware, Indiana and Nevada as possibly costing the party control of the U.S. Senate.

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Sen. Ron Johnson: Obama lacks courage to reward bravery in Ukraine

By   /  March 21, 2014  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter
MADISON, Wis. — U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson heard and saw firsthand the stories of courage in Ukraine.
The Wisconsin Republican, back from a Senate fact-finding mission in Kiev, learned of sniper attacks on Ukrainians protesting Russia’s hasty campaign to bring Crimea into the former Soviet mother country’s fold.
“Police (sympathetic to Russia) started [...]

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Immigration reform: Extreme partisanship is paralyzing Washington

By   /  February 19, 2014  /  Florida, News  /  No Comments

MEANINGLESS DOCUMENT: The I-864 "Affidavit of Support" does not stop legal immigrants from tapping into the welfare system.

A pro-immigrant group, the Center for Immigrant Orientation, blames political polarization for the delay in passing immigration reform.

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Prospects for a resurgent tea party in 2014

By   /  January 23, 2014  /  Commentary  /  No Comments

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By Christopher G. Adamo
Liberal Democrats and establishment Republicans have been foretelling of the death of the tea party ever since early 2009, shortly after the movement began.
In the immediate aftermath of Barack Obama’s first inauguration, shell-shocked conservatives assessed the degree to which their interests had been abandoned by the Republican Party, and how clumsy and [...]

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Notable quotables: The best of the worst in 2013

By   /  December 18, 2013  /  Commentary  /  No Comments

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By Patrick B. McGuigan| Watchdog.org
OKLAHOMA CITY — Looking back on another year of distorted analysis and reporting throughout the mainstream news media, a plurality of judges (myself
included) chose as “quote of the year” an unforgettable comment from Martin Bashir.
After each cycle of analysis for the Media Research Center over a quarter century, it’s hard to imagine [...]

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