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Jun 30, 2015, 16:47
Tea Party Patriots Constitutional Coordinator, Bill Norton, pretending to be one of the founders.

Third Controversial Speaker Scheduled to Speak at South Carolina Tea Party Convention

01.16.2015

As the third part of our investigation into the troublesome line-up at the South Carolina Tea Party Coalition convention, IREHR examines a Tea Party activist who has traveled the country teaching a curriculum that refers to African-American children as “pickaninnies,” claims that the treatment of slaves was “humane,” and that “the economic system of slavery chained the slave owners almost as much as the slaves.”

Tea Party backed candidate Joni Ernst victorious in her Iowa Senate race.

Tea Party Endorsed Candidates Dominate Election 2014

11.05.2014
Tea Party leaders are celebrating their victories at the polls. An examination of the results of the 2014 general elections by the Institute for Research and Education on Human Rights reveals that Tea Party endorsed candidates continued to outperform at the ballot box this year. National Tea Party groups, most notably FreedomWorks and Tea Party Patriots, endorsed 80 candidates for federal office in yesterday’s general election. Tea Party endorsed candidates ended up winning 58 of those races—a 73% winning percentage.