Showing: 1-20 of 136

Tea Party

Conservative wing of GOP can count losses, gains

CASPER, Wyo. — Former U.S. Sen. Al Simspon, having thrived in the opulence of the U.S. Capitol and the ivory towers of Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, was elected Tuesday to a new position – one that sometimes meets in the basement of Big Horn Federal Savings Bank.

August 24, 2014 6:58 amLoading…

Tea party leaders don't fare so well in primary

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Two top tea party organizers in Wyoming lost their bids for legislative seats as most state Senate and House incumbents fended off challengers in Tuesday's primary.

August 20, 2014 6:00 amLoading…
The Nuge, Tea Partiers rally against Obama

The Nuge, Tea Partiers rally against Obama

EMBLEM Wyo. — Just 17 days before the Wyoming primary, rocker and controversial conservative pundit Ted Nugent and a former Fox News military analyst revved up a Tea Party crowd Saturday afternoon with calls for President Barack Obama’s impeachment and pleas for people to vote.

August 03, 2014 12:45 pmLoading…

E.J. Dionne Jr.: Defending our progressive Constitution

WASHINGTON — You cannot talk for very long to a conservative these days without hearing the words "constitutional" and "constitutionalist."

July 07, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

GOP survey asks if candidates would be OK with censure

The Park County Republican Party, which is largely led by Tea Party activists, sent candidates a questionnaire that has been called a litmus test.

July 05, 2014 8:00 amLoading…
Nugent to rock Tea Party rally in Wyoming

Nugent to rock Tea Party rally in Wyoming

CASPER, Wyo. — Ted Nugent, the 1970s rocker-turned-controversial conservative pundit, will speak at this year's Big Horn Basin Tea Party picnic in Emblem.

June 16, 2014 10:10 amLoading…

Amid turmoil, more seeking GOP leadership in Park County

CASPER, Wyo. — After a year of turmoil between mainstream Park County Republicans and Tea Partiers that almost resulted in the censure of a state GOP senator, a record number of people are running for grassroots county positions that can change the makeup of local party leadership.

June 12, 2014 8:30 amLoading…

E.J. Dionne Jr.: Eric Cantor rejected in Tea Party purge

WASHINGTON — In 1961, John F. Kennedy said: “In the past, those who foolishly sought power by riding the back of the tiger ended up inside.”

June 12, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
SD2 high school board race becomes battle of approach

SD2 high school board race becomes battle of approach

Eric Olsen doesn’t shy away from controversy.

April 21, 2014 12:30 am Photos

Photos

Related Loading…
Ralliers say Tea Party still a force, despite criticism

Ralliers say Tea Party still a force, despite criticism

As Tea Party rallies go, the one in Billings on Tuesday was tepid.

April 15, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

Photos

Loading…
Rep. Daniel Zolnikov

Rep. Daniel Zolnikov

Rep. Daniel Zolnikov, R-Billings, speaks at a Tea Party rally at the Courthouse Lawn on Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

April 15, 2014 3:46 pmLoading…
Walter Kindsfather holds two flags

Walter Kindsfather holds two flags

Walter Kindsfather holds two flags during a Tea Party rally on the Yellowstone County Courthouse lawn on Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

April 15, 2014 3:46 pmLoading…
People hold signs and flags

People hold signs and flags

People hold signs and flags at a Tea Party rally on the Courthouse Lawn on Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

April 15, 2014 3:46 pmLoading…
Eric Olsen of Montana Shrugged

Eric Olsen of Montana Shrugged

Eric Olsen of Montana Shrugged speaks at a Tea Party rally on the Courthouse Lawn on Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

April 15, 2014 3:46 pmLoading…
Eric Olsen of Montana Shrugged

Eric Olsen of Montana Shrugged

Eric Olsen of Montana Shrugged speaks at a Tea Party rally on the Courthouse Lawn on Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

April 15, 2014 3:46 pmLoading…

Gazette opinion: The right message and the right-wing message

Montana has already embarked on a political season long on promises and rhetoric, short on what voters really care about.

March 23, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Tea Party Coalition says Turiano is not affiliated with party

Tea Party Coalition says Turiano is not affiliated with party

HELENA — The Montana Tea Party Coalition denies any affiliation with U.S. House candidate Drew Turiano, who calls himself a “Tea Party Republican.”

March 18, 2014 9:04 pm
Local Republican Party turns away congressional candidate, cites racism

Local Republican Party turns away congressional candidate, cites racism

GOP congressional candidate Drew Turiano has been branded a racist by the Yellowstone County Republican Party and turned away from the group’s key political event.

March 12, 2014 5:07 pm

Guest opinion: GOP harming itself on immigration issue

The Republican Party is hurting itself by taking immigration reform off the table. Recently, the Republican leadership announced that it was killing any possibility of immigration reform during this midterm election year. This runs counter to the party’s desire to court the Latino vote — a g…

February 16, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Top headlines delivered to your inbox daily.

Follow The Billings Gazette

Activate Full Access RED

Popular Stories

Deals & Offers

Featured Businesses