Tea Party Groups to GOP: Stay Away From Social Issues, Please


WASHINGTON, DC – The Tea Party vote helped Republicans retake the House. So congressional Republicans can count on Tea Party support for their whole agenda, right? Wrong. A letter to presumptive Speaker John Boehner and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell urges Republican legislators to concentrate on foundational Tea Party principles--smaller government, lower taxes--and to sidestep divisive social issues like abortion and gay rights. Analysts are pointing out that the letter, signed by gay conservatives and state Tea Party leaders and scheduled for release Monday, points up some of the tensions between different components of the congressional right wing.

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Joe Miller has submitted a

nerizhaL 4 years 18 weeks 6 days 20 hours ago

Joe Miller has submitted a lawsuit over the Alaska Senate competition. Miller is suing to keep the state from trying to interpret what the voter may have meant to write in the write-in candidate field. The govt of AK, responsible for conducting elections, had said it would make interpretations where sensible and appropriate prior to Miller's suit. The goal within the suit is to ensure no leeway for meaning, sensible or otherwise, is allowed to exist. The lengths people go to, to fight their cause. I wonder if Miller took out a

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