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A roundup of news about the Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund.


Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Endorses Chris McDaniel for United States Senate

Tea Party Challenger would Better Represent Mississippi 

WOODSTOCK, GA  – Today, the Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund announced its endorsement of Chris McDaniel for the Republican nomination for the United States Senate in Mississippi.

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Tea Party Patriots Launches Super PAC

Citizens Fund Lays Out Mission for 2014 Midterm Elections: Equipping Grassroots Activists with Tools for Victory

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Super PAC announced its strategy for the 2014 midterm elections – a strategy that will focus heavily on key Senate races, equipping grassroots activists to organize their communities into a unique and powerful political force.“Our movement has been about organizing grassroots activists to get involved in the legislative process and make their voices heard at all levels of government,” said Jenny Beth Martin, President of TPPCF. This is the model Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund will take to elections: equipping activists at the state, district and local levels with tools and resources to elect true representatives of the people to public office.

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Palin Says Tea Party Was Right About Obamacare

Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin (R) said Sunday that the botched rollout of ObamaCare has proven the Tea Party right.

The former vice presidential pick said the website woes around the program have highlighted problems with big government programs that the Tea Party has railed against since President Obama took office.

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Mitch McConnell Says Tea Party Deserves a Punch in the Nose

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said on a conference call organized by Karl Rove’s Crossroads organization for large donors and their advisers on Oct. 30 that the Tea Party movement, in his view, is a “nothing but a bunch of bullies” that he plans to “punch … in the nose.”

Read more at Breitbart.com.

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Romney backs Idaho congressman facing tea party challenge

Mitt Romney is getting into the endorsements game, backing Rep. Mike Simpson (R-Idaho) over a primary challenger with the backing of the conservative Club for Growth.

Simpson's campaign announced the backing of Romney on Monday. Romney also sent a fundraising e-mail on Simpson's behalf alluding to groups like the Club targeting the incumbent.

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Radiologist Challenges Kansas Incumbent

President Barack Obama’s second cousin has confirmed to The Daily Caller that he will challenge Republican Sen. Pat Roberts of Kansas in the 2014 primary.

Speculation that Dr. Milton Wolf, a diagnostic radiologist aligned with the tea party, would challenge the 77-year-old Roberts from the right has been rising in recent weeks, after Wolf sent emails to GOP activists inviting them to contact him. On Monday night, Wolf’s blog promised a major announcement Tuesday.

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Tea Party Re-Flexes Its Muscle

The Tea Party Patriots, a national umbrella organization that claims 15 million supporters, is urging its members to confront lawmakers in their districts. They want Congress to let the $109 billion in cuts stand and not increase the government’s borrowing power. And with an eye toward 2014, the nonprofit is soliciting donations and identifying targets for its newly formed political action committee.

Read the full story at RollCall

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Tea Party Patriots to Form PAC to Have Bigger Say in 2014

"Leaders of the Tea Party Patriots are setting up their group to have a larger, more effective voice in future elections by getting to work now."

Read the full story at Newsmax

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