tea party movement
August 14, 2019 -
In 2009, the Department of Homeland Security produced a report that tried to focus the nation's attention on the growing threat of right-wing domestic terrorism. Members of Congress, including several representing Southern states that have suffered domestic terror attacks, worked to bury it.
May 5, 2017 -
With the feds declining to pursue charges against two white police officers who shot and killed a black man in a Baton Rouge parking lot last year, Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry announced this week that he would review the evidence and consider prosecution. Who is Landry and what's his record on holding police accountable?
August 29, 2013 -
The conservative mega-donor, now the state budget director, played important but behind-the-scenes roles in the passage of one of the nation's most restrictive voting laws, from ginning up fear of voter fraud to backing politicians who fought for voting restrictions.
October 26, 2012 -
With True the Vote and other tea party-affiliated groups planning a massive poll-watching effort for this election, voting rights advocates are mobilizing in unprecedented numbers to fight back against intimidation.
April 11, 2012 -
Americans for Prosperity NC's silly "Real Solutions" tour defending the conservative General Assembly's extreme policy positions amounts to less than zero.
November 9, 2011 -
Voters in Wake County, N.C. have shifted power on the local school board back to Democrats who support a student assignment policy that values diversity -- but it wasn't for a lack of spending on the conservative benefactor's part.
July 29, 2011 -
By Joe Atkins, Labor South