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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Northern Kentucky Mayor Endorses Matt Bevin

On Thursday, Newport, Kentucky Mayor Jerry Peluso endorsed Matt Bevin, who is challenging incumbent Mitch McConnell (R-KY) in May's Kentucky Republican Senate primary. Mar 14, 2014 8:25 AM PT

Dinesh D'Souza: Wait Until President Obama Sees My New Film

Conservative author Dinesh D'Souza, the director and co-writer of the highly successful documentary 2016: Obama's America, told the Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday that "after we did 2016, President Obama was very upset... If he was upset about that film, wait 'til he sees the new one." Mar 7, 2014 11:56 AM PT

Rubio Rips Obama, Calls For 'New American Century'

President Obama's foreign policy failures are standing in the way of "a new American century," Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) said in a speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference Thursday. Mar 6, 2014 12:44 PM PT

Paul Krugman Moves Down the Academic Food Chain from Princeton to CUNY

In a surprising move, Nobel laureate Paul Krugman announced in his New York Times blog last week that he is moving his academic home from Princeton University to the City University of New York (CUNY) in 2015. Though the two campuses are physically separated by less than 100 miles, the prestige and reputation gap between the two is enormous. Mar 6, 2014 1:03 AM PT

Federal Judge Denies Bail to Russian National Bombing Suspect

Federal District Judge Kim Gibson denied bail late Friday to Vladislav Miftakhov, the 18-year-old Russian national arrested January 24 on bomb-making charges in Altoona, Pennsylvania. WEAR TV reported Gibson "ruled that Vladislav Miftakhov will not be going home with his parents" and will instead "remain in jail until his trial." Feb 28, 2014 5:09 PM PT

Dem Congressional Candidate Too 'Sick' to Work but Not to Campaign

The Congressional campaign of Maine State Senator Emily Cain (D-Orono) acknowledged Wednesday that she spoke at a fundraiser for her campaign Tuesday night after missing a meeting of the State Senate Appropriations Committee on which she serves earlier the same day – an absence one of her colleagues attributed to her being "sick." Feb 27, 2014 2:56 PM PT

Rand Paul Touches the Stove

"Conservatives still like Rand Paul, but they're disappointed that he's supporting Mitch McConnell. It goes against everything Rand Paul says he stands for," said Matt Hoskins, the head of Senate Conservatives Fund, a political action committee formerly helmed by Heritage Foundation President Jim DeMint. Feb 24, 2014 10:20 AM PT


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