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Joe Walsh, a former Illinois congressman who voted for Donald Trump in 2016, recently announced he'll take on the president in the 2020 GOP primary. The Tea Party member served one term, lost his reelection bid and subsequently hosted a…
The Trump administration has settled lawsuits with tea party groups that received extra, often burdensome scrutiny when applying for tax-exempt status.
By Sadie Gurman, Associated Press
The contest was unusual because GOP primary challengers usually accuse incumbents of being insufficiently conservative. Marshall, an obstetrician from Great Bend, is the heavy favorite to win in November — he'll only face an independent challenger, as the Democrats aren't…
By Associated Press
Cleveland residents are holding their breath as normal city life is about to become anything but. The Republican convention is about to start and getting anywhere downtown is going to be a nightmare. Local police, backed by 3000 Homeland Security…
By PBS NewsHour
By Michael D. Regan and Donna Cassata, Associated Press
Conservatives' gut-level resistance to all things Obama - the man, his authority, his policies - gave birth to the tea party movement that powered the GOP to political success in multiple states and historic congressional majorities. Yet contained in the…
John Boehner has announced his resignation in October. This news has been good for many Republicans, who say that their party has not been fighting hard enough for conservative priorities.
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
Rank-and-file Republican lawmakers are increasingly protesting the tactics of tea party colleagues who demand that legislation to keep the government open also take away federal funding for Planned Parenthood.
By Stephen Ohlemacher, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Lax oversight at the IRS increases the risk that political and religious groups could be unfairly targeted for audits, government investigators say in a report that raises concerns about an IRS division that has been under scrutiny for…
Gwen Ifill gets analysis from Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report and Nia-Malika Henderson of The Washington Post on President Obama’s budget proposal and the shifting landscape for 2016 GOP contenders, plus an update on the political battles over…
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