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  • Sen. DeMint to Leave Senate Immediately

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the GOP Senator from South Carolina will leave the Senate in January of 2013 to lead the conservative Heritage Foundation.

  • Dems Have 'Cliff' Mantra No Plan: Armey

    Dick Armey, former House Majority Leader (R-TX), weighs in on the "fiscal cliff" stalemate in Washington, and why lawmakers have yet to reach an agreement on taxes and spending.

  • Republican candidate for U.S. Senate from Texas Ted Cruz speaks to the CPAC meeting, held by the American Conservative Union in Washington on Thursday, Feb. 10, 2010.

    The victory of Ted Cruz in Texas shows the Tea Party is very much alive in the drive for GOP  control of the Senate, portending a potential shake-up in the mind-set of the chamber, The New York Times reports.

  • Tea Party activists gather on Capitol Hill for a 'Hold the Line' rally on June 27 in Washington, DC. With the debt limit impasse reaching a critical juncture, activists from all sides of the debate are reaching out to members of the U.S. Congress and pressuring them to make a decision.

    In a shift from last summer's debt-ceiling standoff, tea party conservatives now aim to be seen as avoiding a government shutdown, even if it means accepting a higher level of FY 2013 spending, the Christian Science Monitor reports.

  • Sen. Paul: 'It's a Bone-Headed Decision'

    "The Court has over-stepped the Constitution. This is fighting words for us," says Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), weighing in on his disappointment over the Supreme Court's decision on President Obama's health care reform bill. "Wait until you see the reaction from the Tea Party," he adds.

  • Jeb Bush

    Jeb Bush says his father and Ronald Reagan would find themselves out of step with today’s ideologically minded Republican Party.

  • President Obama voicing his support of gay marriage Wednesday was just a smokescreen to distract from his policies, Sen. Jim DeMint said on CNBC’s “The Kudlow Report.”

  • Sen. DeMint: Most of Our 'Tea Party' Candidates are Underdogs

    Will the Tea Party take over Congress in November? Sen. Jim DeMint, (R-SC) and Senate candidate, Richard Mourdock, (R-IN), weigh in on President Obama's policies, the U.S. economy and the nation's growing debt.

  • Wisconsin Governor, Scott Walker

    It's Milwaukee's mayor versus Gov. Scott Walker in the historic June recall election, setting up a rematch after a year of turmoil over budget cuts and union rights.

  • Andrew Breitbart

    The death of conservative provocateur Andrew Breitbart at age 43 raises the question of what will become of his thriving colony of websites.

  • The Best Tax Plan:  Romney, Gingrich, or Santorum?

    Which GOP presidential candidate had the best message on growth and taxes at CPAC on Friday? Dean Baker, Ctr. for Economic & Policy Research, and Dan Mitchell, CATO Institute, discuss.

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    It's a hog heaven in South Carolina as the mud slinging between the GOP candidates against former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney intensifies. Despite Romney's historic wins in Iowa and New Hampshire, the "excitement" is not there amongst the tea party activists and evangelicals. Tea Party God Father and former House Majority Leader Dick Armey (R-TX), who is now Chairman of FreedomWorks, is watching the primary season closely.

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    Anti-Occupy Wall Street" groups are taking on the protesters of "Occupy Black Friday" with "BUYcott Black Friday."

  • Support Growing for Newt Gingrich?

    A look at where the GOP candidates stand, after Wednesday's debate, with Keith Boykin, The Daily Voice editor; Terry Jeffrey, CNS editor-In-chief, and Steve Moore, Wall Street Journal, senior economic writer.

  • Romney Romances the Tea Party?

    Debating whether Herman Cain can move beyond the harassment charges, and refocus on his campaign. Also does Mitt Romney's new spending plan include enough spending cuts, and will the Tea Party support it? Michael Steele, former RNC Chairman; Jamal Simmons, The Raben Group; and Tony Fratto, Hamilton Place Strategies, weigh in.

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    The Occupy Wall Street protests are picking up steam and President Obama is attempting to align himself with the protesters'

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    Some protesters have assailed news media outlets for scoffing at their leaderless nature and lack of agreed-upon goals, but some have also carefully courted attention from those outlets, writes Brian Stelter in the New York Times.

  • Is Washington Hearing Wall Street Angst?

    Will the protesting voices on Wall Street actually change policy in Washington? Sharing perspective regarding the "Occupy Wall Street" protests, with Jonathan Weisman, WSJ senior political writer and White House correspondent; Ben White, Politico Morning Money columnist; and CNBC's John Carney.

  • Rep. Boehner One-On-One

    I think there are parts of the President's jobs plan where we can find some common ground, say House majority leader, John Boehner, discussing the similarities and differences in his plan to put Americans back to work and the White House plan.

  • Peter Schiff points out that the ten year returns on Ron Paul's stock portfolio are truly amazing.