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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Pro-Amnesty Evangelicals Swarm Capitol Hill

Two hundred fifty left-wing Evangelicals, part of a coalition that calls itself the Evangelical Immigration Table (EIT), swarmed Capitol Hill Monday to lobby an estimated 100 Republican Congressmen in support of amnesty for illegal aliens. May 5, 2014 8:57 AM PT

Oklahoma Grassroots Activists Register Discontent With T.W. Shannon

A group of 32 local Oklahoma Tea Party, 9-12, and liberty movement activists have written an open letter disagreeing with a series of high-profile Tea Party affiliated individuals and groups who have endorsed the candidacy of former Oklahoma Speaker of the House T.W. Shannon in the GOP Senate primary there. Apr 29, 2014 3:17 PM PT

John Boehner's Tea Party Whopper

Politicians may be known for stretching the truth, but Speaker John Boehner's claim he's attended “hundreds of Tea Party events” over the past four years apparently pulled it well past the point of breaking. Apr 25, 2014 7:46 PM PT

McConnell Pounces on Video of Bevin at Cockfighting Rally

Citing an explosive undercover video taken at a March 29 cockfighting rally that aired Thursday in a Louisville television station's investigative report, a spokesperson for Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on Friday called his primary opponent, Matt Bevin, a pathological liar. Apr 25, 2014 12:24 PM PT

Warren Ancestry Scapegoat Leads Back To Her

As Elizabeth Warren tells it in her new book, A Fighting Chance, it all began with a single question from the press about a long-ago forgotten Harvard Crimson story. Apr 24, 2014 5:52 PM PT

Tea Party Scores Another Victory in FL GOP Congressional Primary

The Tea Party scored another electoral victory in a Republican Congressional primary in Florida on Tuesday. In a special election caused by the resignation of disgraced former Rep Trey Radel (R-FL), Tea Party-backed Curt Clawson, a relatively unknown businessman, won a decisive victory that makes him the odds-on favorite to be the next member of the House of Representatives from Florida's 19th Congressional District. Apr 24, 2014 8:27 AM PT

Meet The Drone-Shooting Montana Congressional Candidate

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) shot a cap-and-trade bill, and a Alabama congressional candidate shot a printed copy of Obamacare, but Matt Rosendale, the Montana GOP congressional candidate, took the meme to a new level when he shot a drone that had trained its camera on him for a recent ad. Apr 23, 2014 10:00 AM PT

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