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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Libertarian Amanda Swafford Could Force Runoff in Georgia Senate Race

A new poll by Insider Advantage/Opinion Savvy Survey shows that Republican David Perdue leads Democrat Michelle Nunn by 7 points, 47% to 40%, but Libertarian Party candidate Amanda Swafford's 8% could force a runoff between Perdue and Nunn after the November general election. Aug 22, 2014 7:06 AM PT

Landrieu's New Subsidy: Cash for Charters

Caught using congressional office funds to pay for expensive charter flights to political fundraisers, Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA) says her office has been reimbursed for the cost of one flight, which she has paid for with campaign funds. Landrieu also promises to reimburse her office for the cost of a second flight. Aug 17, 2014 1:49 PM PT

Owner Of Charter Flight Company Won't Confirm Landrieu Claim

The owner of a Louisiana-based charter flight company at the center of a growing controversy involving Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA) is declining to corroborate the account of Landrieu's spokesman regarding the financial details of a charter flight purchase. Aug 16, 2014 3:12 PM PT

Libertarian on Kentucky Senate Ballot Could Hurt Mitch McConnell

Libertarian Party candidate David Patterson, a 42-year-old police officer, announced Monday that he has obtained more than the 5,000 signatures required to be placed on the ballot in this November's general election for the U.S. Senate in Kentucky. Incumbent Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Democratic Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes are the two major party candidates currently on the ballot. Aug 11, 2014 7:41 PM PT

Coburn Criticizes Ad Attacking T.W. Shannon

Just days after he criticized ads by outside groups attacking Congressman James Lankford (R-OK), retiring Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) has criticized a new ad by a different outside group attacking T.W. Shannon, Lankford's opponent in the June 24 Oklahoma U.S. Senate Republican primary. Jun 19, 2014 8:14 AM PT

Cantor's Graceless 'Concession Speech'

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) failed to congratulate or even acknowledge Dave Brat in his concession speech last night. Jun 11, 2014 3:56 AM PT


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