Michael Patrick Leahy

Michael Patrick Leahy

Michael Patrick Leahy is a Breitbart News contributor, Editor of Broadside Books’ Voices of the Tea Party e-book series, and author of Covenant of Liberty: The Ideological Origins of the Tea Party Movement.

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Professor Hopes To Be Tea Party's David To Eric Cantor's Goliath

David Brat, an economics professor at Randolph-Macon College, is hoping to play the role of David to House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's Goliath in this June's Republican primary in Virginia's 7th Congressional District. But he's got his work cut out for him. Apr 13, 2014 8:32 PM PT

Al Franken Issues Dire Warning over Palin Endorsement of GOP Rival

Senator Al Franken (D-MN) is having a bit of a freak out out over Sarah Palin's endorsement on Thursday of state senator Julianne Ortman, the leading candidate to win the Republican nomination for the United States Senate in Minnesota and challenge him in the November general election. Apr 7, 2014 7:07 PM PT

Glenn Beck: Matt Bevin 'Called of God'

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky--Speaking at Saturday's FreePAC Kentucky gathering sponsored by FreedomWorks, talk radio host Glenn Beck said of Matt Bevin, the Tea Party-endorsed challenger to Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) in next month's Kentucky GOP primary, "I believe that man was called of God." Apr 5, 2014 9:09 PM PT

Tea Party: Paul Ryan's New Budget A Work of April Fool's Day Fiction

On Tuesday, Paul Ryan, Chairman of the House Budget Committee, released his proposed Fiscal Year 2015 budget, which increases spending in 2015 and 2016 but would balance the budget within ten years with planned cuts in out years that are more speculative. Apr 1, 2014 9:29 AM PT

Sebelius Can't Rule Out More Obamacare Delays

MADISON, Tennessee—Obamacare is too “complicated” to know whether there will be further delays to its implementation, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said Thursday. Mar 27, 2014 2:34 PM PT

CFPB Payday Loan Hearings in Nashville Backfire for Obama Administration

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray and an entourage of CFPB employees, several of whom are veterans of the Obama and Elizabeth Warren campaigns, descended on Nashville, Tennessee, for a payday loan field hearing Tuesday at the Country Music Hall of Fame. Mar 25, 2014 4:22 PM PT

John Bolton Steps Up Super PAC Game With Eye On 2016

“We had a very, very good March,” Bolton said in an exclusive interview Monday, referring to fundraising numbers that still aren't public. He also said he's decided that "the mustache stays" for any potential run. Mar 24, 2014 8:44 PM PT


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