Tea Party


  • Super Tuesday battleground  Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 2:26 PM ET

    CNBC senior contributor Larry Kudlow says the so-called civil war is simmering between the Republican establishment and the Tea Party. John Harwood, provides perspective.

  • Tea party leader endorses immigration overhaul Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 10:56 AM ET
    Sal Russo

    A national tea party leader is endorsing immigration overhaul legislation including legal status for the 11.5 million people now here illegally.

  • Harold Ford Jr., Managing Director of Morgan Stanley, shares his thoughts on why leaders in Congress are not trying to find consensus, and weighs in on the tea party's support of raising the minimum wage.

  • Tea Party origins: Santelli  Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 1:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Jeff Cox sits down with CNBC's Rick Santelli five years after his 'tea party' rant to recap that fateful day.

  • American business looks positive: CEO  Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 11:10 AM ET

    Thomas Donohue, U.S. Chamber of Commerce CEO and president, discusses the state of American business, the tea party and extending unemployment benefits.

  • Debbie Dooley, Atlanta tea party co-founder, explains why she opposes the proposal to move the Atlanta Braves from Turner Field to a new stadium in Georgia's Cobb County. "It is the government picking winners and losers," Dooley says.

  • Business and tea party tensions  Tuesday, 12 Nov 2013 | 1:00 PM ET

    Recent elections have underlined a growing tension in political money circles: business is increasingly fed up with the activist wing of the Republican Party.

  • GOP: Tea party overstayed its welcome Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 6:00 AM ET
    Tea party activist William Temple protests in front of he U.S. Supreme Court in June 2012.

    Tea party candidates in the 2014 congressional elections will try to unseat Republican incumbents they say aren't conservative enough.

  • AutoNation CEO: 'New low of dysfunction' in DC  Thursday, 24 Oct 2013 | 8:47 AM ET

    Mike Jackson, chairman and CEO of AutoNation, told CNBC that tea party stubbornness is starting to alienate big business.

  • CNBC's John Harwood reports Sen. Mitch McConnell, (R-KY), faces a tough political fight in his home state of Kentucky against tea party challenger, Matt Bevin.

  • IHS: Sept Non-farm payrolls may disappoint  Sunday, 20 Oct 2013 | 6:17 PM ET

    Tony Nash, Vice President at IHS explains why US non-farm payrolls data, due on Wednesday, may be lower than market consensus and how will that impact Fed's tapering agenda.

  • Rep. Brooks: I would have voted 'no' on deciding vote  Thursday, 17 Oct 2013 | 6:41 AM ET

    What happen last night was the "worst, most irresponsible" way of reopening the government, says Rep. Mo Brooks, (R-AL), sharing his thoughts on last night's last minute debt deal. And Rep. Jim Himes, (D-CT), defends the passage of last night's bill, asserting it did not raise U.S. debt.

  • Can Congress get past political differences?  Thursday, 17 Oct 2013 | 6:03 AM ET

    Now both sides of the aisles must decide whether they "want to go big or go small," as Congress attempts to reach a long-term deal on cutting spending and taxes, reports CNBC's John Harwood.

  • Moderate Republicans will benefit from debt crisis  Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013 | 11:43 PM ET

    Mark Todd, Director Fixed Income Sales, FIIG tells CNBC's Cash Flow that U.S. Republicans need to be "intelligent fiscal conservatives" rather than children.

  • GOP bill Boehner attempt to 'manage' coalition  Tuesday, 15 Oct 2013 | 10:01 AM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood says House Speaker John Boehner knows the new GOP bill to reopen the government and raise the debt ceiling won't pass. Harwood believes it is an attempt to mollify the tea party faction of the party.

  • President refuses to lead: Rep. Price  Monday, 14 Oct 2013 | 7:36 PM ET

    Even if Senators Reid and McConnell strike a compromise deal, will Speaker Boehner be able to get support from House conservatives? Rep. Tom Price, M.D. (R-GA), says "we have an administration and the President that refuses to lead," he says.

  • Political stunts need to stop: Sen. Tester  Monday, 14 Oct 2013 | 10:48 AM ET

    Sen. Jon Tester, (D-MT), says the tactics that the Tea Party has used over the past several weeks has probably done some great things for fundraising but hasn't done much for our country.

  • Big business loses sway over House GOP Thursday, 10 Oct 2013 | 11:09 AM ET
    U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) (L), U.S. Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) (C) and U.S. Rep. Dave Camp (R-MI).

    With the federal government pushing toward a budget default, big business groups are worried they have lost sway over the GOP majority in the House.

  • Michael Eisner, former Disney CEO, says you can't hold a gun to someone's head and think you'll be able to negotiate. Unfortunately, the House leader lacks the moral fiber to stand up to a minority in his party, he says.

  • Sam Zell, Equity Group Investments chairman, shares his thoughts on the Tea Party's involvement in the government shutdown and how to resolve the conflict over the debt.