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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Dallas Pastor Says Ebola Victim's Girlfriend Has Not Left the U.S.

George Mason, senior pastor at Wilshire Baptist Church in Dallas, said that Louise Troh, the girlfriend of Thomas Eric Duncan, the Liberian Ebola victim currently hospitalized in critical condition at a Dallas hospital, has not been out of the country since coming to the United States more than a decade ago. Oct 6, 2014 8:45 PM PT

New Polls: Orman Continues to Lead Roberts in Kansas Senate Race

A new NBC News/Marist Poll released on Sunday shows that independent Greg Orman leads incumbent Senator Pat Roberts (R-KS) by 10 points, 48% to 38% among likely voters in the Kansas U.S. Senate race. 5% backed Libertarian Randall Botson, while 9% were undecided. The poll includes "those who are undecided yet leaning toward a candidate. " Oct 6, 2014 10:11 AM PT

Democratic Candidate Plagiarized Another Democrat's Plagiarized Jobs Plan

BuzzFeed reported Thursday that Susan Wismer, the Democratic Party's gubernatorial nominee in South Dakota, has been caught plagiarizing from the already plagiarized jobs plan of the party's Wisconsin gubernatorial nominee, Mary Burke. Wismer also plagiarized from the Democratic Party's gubernatorial nominee in Texas, Wendy Davis. Sep 25, 2014 8:27 PM PT

Alison Grimes Cites Agreement with McCain, Graham as Proof She's Not Pro-Amnesty

Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes, who is trailing incumbent Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) in the highly competitive Kentucky U.S. Senate race, is claiming in a new television ad that her support for the Gang of Eight "immigration reform" legislation, which McConnell voted against, is "not amnesty." And she's relying on the words of Senators John McCain (R-AZ) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) to drive that point home in the commercial. Sep 25, 2014 12:50 PM PT

John Bolton Super PAC to Spend $5 Million Online in Key Senate Races

John Bolton's Super PAC announced on Friday that it will spend $5 million for online ads in three key Senate races starting immediately. "This ad buy includes three ads with 15 customized national security messages intended to sway distinct clusters of swing voters in NH, AR, and NC," the former United Nations Ambassador and current Fox News Contributor told Breitbart News in an emailed statement. Sep 20, 2014 12:23 PM PT

Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate in Wisconsin Plagiarized Jobs Plan from Other Failed Democrats

In  March of this year Mary Burke, the Democratic candidate challenging incumbent Republican Scott Walker in this fall's Wisconsin gubernatorial election, approved the release of a jobs plan that, it now turns out, contains numerous passages plagiarized from the jobs plans of several recent Democratic gubernatorial candidates in other states and at least one passage plagiarized from an Obama White House press release. Sep 20, 2014 12:08 AM PT

Buffett Drops Out of California Fundraiser for Kentucky Democratic Senate Candidate

Less than 24 hours after Breitbart News first reported that Warren Buffett was scheduled to participate via conference call at Wednesday night's California fundraiser for Kentucky Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes, the Grimes campaign confirmed the billionaire investor has dropped out of the event. Sep 17, 2014 6:43 PM PT

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