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Feb 27, 2014 | USA Today

Bachmann: Celebrating Tea Party's 5th birthday

Five years ago, Americans in cities across the country gathered with a collective rallying cry — we are Taxed Enough Already. The Tea Party was born.

Jun 20, 2013

Tea Party Fires Back, "Audit the IRS"

Thousands came to hear a roster of conservative politicians and well-known figures including Glenn Beck, Sens. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and Rand Paul, R-Ky., as well as Reps. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, Steve King, R-Iowa, Dave Camp, R-Mich., Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, Mike Kelly, R-Pa., and Matt Salmon, R-Ariz.

Jun 20, 2013

“Audit the IRS” rally revives Tea Party

“People are awakening,” Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) said at the rally. “A majority of people are saying ‘we don’t trust the government now.’” And awaken they did.

Jun 20, 2013

The Blaze: Conservatives Rally Against Immigration Bill and Obama Administration Scandals

With the Senate debating a landmark bill on immigration reform leading for a July 4 vote deadline, Republican House members against the bill took to crowds of supporters in front of the U.S. Capitol building Wednesday who say this law would mean amnesty for illegal immigrants.

Jun 20, 2013

Townhall: Thousands of Tea Partiers Pack Capitol For "Audit the IRS" Rally

Notable speakers included Senators Ted Cruz (R-TX), Rand Paul (R-KY), and Mike Lee (R-UT) as well as Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN), Glenn Beck, and members of those groups targeted by the IRS.

Jun 20, 2013

Heritage: Tea Party Protests IRS at U.S. Capitol Rally

Influential and inspiring speakers packed the stage during the three-hour event. Glenn Beck, Representative Michele Bachmann (R-MN), Senators Rand Paul (R-KY) and Ted Cruz (R-TX) were in attendance.

Jun 6, 2013

BillTally Study Reveals Tea Party Caucus Wants Most Cuts, Progressives Counter with Spending

For the third straight BillTally report, the Tea Party Caucus in the House has proposed to cut the most from the budget – if you’re counting, that’s the entirety of the Caucus’ existence.

May 16, 2013

MinnPost: Bachmann, Tea Party rally against IRS disclosures

Rep. Michele Bachmann’s press conference on the IRS nearly turned into a spontaneous, bona fide Tea Party rally Thursday morning.

May 16, 2013

Washington Times: Tea party groups join with GOP in IRS protest on Hill

Republican lawmakers joined forces Thursday with tea party leaders on Capitol Hill, calling for a thorough investigation into the IRS targeting of conservative groups for special scrutiny and demanding that the Obama administration come clean about what it knew about the scandal.

Jul 12, 2012

The Hill: Conservatives tell GOP leaders they want healthcare funding fight this year

Conservatives in the House are pushing GOP leaders to continue the campaign against President Obama's healthcare law even after Wednesday's vote to repeal the law.