During his radio show last week, ESPN personality Tony Kornheiser drew a comparison between the Tea Party and the Islamic State.
John Roberts brought us the latest this morning on the contentious Republican primary battle in Mississippi, which may not yet be over. Six-term Sen. Thad Cochran was declared the victor over Tea Party-backed challenger Chris McDaniel by only about 7,000 votes.
An audio clip surfaced this morning of a radio interview in which Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-NY) likened the "cult-type of thinking" of terror organization Hamas to the Tea Party.
Glenn Beck, founder of The Blaze, sat down with Sean Hannity for a wide-ranging interview, including on the labeling of the right wing as "extremists." Beck noted that Nancy Pelosi was the one who first labeled Tea Party members and small government conservatives as "extreme right."
Laura Ingraham, who campaigned for Dave Brat, gave us some more reaction this morning to the conservative candidate's shocking primary win over House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA). Many are branding the win as a major victory for the Tea Party, but Ingraham pushed back on that, saying that is "not quite accurate."
Lois Lerner, director of the IRS division that singled out conservative groups, invoked her Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination and refused to testify at a House oversight hearing on the scandal.
Fresh off his primary victory this week in Nebraska, U.S. Senate candidate Ben Sasse spoke with Brian Kilmeade this morning about message for Washington, D.C. Sasse, favored by Tea Party groups, came out on top Tuesday and will face off against Omaha attorney Dave Domina (D) in November.
Midland University President Ben Sasse captured Nebraska's Republican nomination for US Senate, a major victory for the Tea Party, The Associated Press reports.
A Democratic congressional candidate who has promised "war" on Fox News, the Tea Party, the NRA and "other trash" went 'On the Record' with Greta Van Susteren tonight to explain his threat.
On “Hannity” tonight, Ann Coulter blasted groups that she says claim to be Tea Partiers while going after good Republicans.
Some bold words this weekend from Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), predicting the GOP incumbents will be able to fend off primary challenges from Tea Party candidates. “I think we are going to crush them everywhere," said McConnell in an interview with the New York Times, adding he doesn't think the Tea Party "will have a single nominee anywhere in the country.”
The Special Report panel discussed the impact of the Tea Party five years since the grassroots movement launched. Judge Andrew Napolitano believes moderate Republicans and Democrats should think twice before mocking the conservative movement.