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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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

Amy Kremer Resigns from Tea Party Express

Amy Kremer, one of the original Tea Party activists who participated in the February 20, 2009 call that launched the movement and played a key role as scheduler of the April 15, 2009 Tax Day Tea Party rallies, resigned on Friday as chairman of Tea Party Express, a position which she has held since the summer of 2009. Apr 18, 2014 8:24 AM PT

Ann Coulter Endorses Cantor Primary Challenger David Brat

Conservative writer Ann Coulter is enthusiastically endorsing Tea Party backed candidate David Brat in his primary challenge of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) in the upcoming June primary, citing Cantor's support for immigration reform. Apr 17, 2014 12:44 PM PT

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