Speaking with reporters after a tea party rally in Austin today, Gov. Rick Perry said Texas can leave the union if it wants to. "Texas is a unique place. When we came into the union in 1845, one of the issues was that we would be able to leave if we decided to do that," Perry said. "My hope is that America and Washington in particular pays atten
"Countdown" host Keith Olbermann uses the term "teabag" several times to describe the Tax Day Tea Parties.
Hillary Clinton discusses the threat of pirates on the oceans.
Kinky Friedman appears on the "Ed Show" to talk about Texas Gov. Rick Perry's comments on Texas and sovereignty.
Blogger Arianna Huffington discusses a recent report issued by the Department of Homeland Security warning of ultra far-right extremism.
Adm. Michael Mullen talks to CNN about the Taliban in Afghanistan.
FOX Business News reporter Cody Willard: "You got to love this one right here," he said, pointing to a sign held by a young girl. "'I'm only eleven and deep in debt.' She had to pay for the $160 billion Republican stimulus package that came out in 2007. Now she is paying for the $800 billion Republican Democrat fascist stimulus package that is comi
Former Speaker Newt Gingrich comments on Wednesday's tea parties.
CNN correspondent Susan Roesgen while covering a Chicago tea party: "I think you get the general tenor of this. It's anti-government, anti-CNN since this is highly promoted by the right-wing conservative network Fox."
FOX News' Shep Smith responded to anti-FOX remarks from CNN's Susan Roesgen. Roesgen said the tea parties are "anti-government, anti-CNN since this is highly promoted by the right-wing conservative network Fox." Shep responds: "An
Democratic Strategist Paul Begala tells Republican Strategist Ari Fleischer "you helped ruined the country" on CNN's "Situation Room" Tuesday afternoon.
Columnist Michelle Malkin describes the scene and temperament of the crowd at the tea party in Sacramento, California. Malkin was interviewed by FOX News personality Neal Cavuto, who reported from the scene earlier:
Gov. Rick Perry (R-TX) appears on "FOX & Friends" to tell Washington to stop trying to run Texas.
Former House Majority Leader Dick Armey Dick Armey appeared on "Hannity" to discuss and promote tea parties. Armey is to speak at an Atlanta-area Tax Day tea party.
Bill O'Reilly comments on protesting big government, wild spending and high taxation.
Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer discusses the current state of the economy.
Sen. John Kerry chairs the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and is spearheading a bill to increase U.S. nonmilitary aid to Pakistan — a multibillion dollar plan to strengthen sectors such as education in a bid to lessen the allure of extremism. AP:
CNBC's Rick Santelli called the rallies American and said he was proud of what he inspired. “I don’t know about cultural phenomenon, but I’ll tell you what,” Santelli said. “I think that this tea party phenomenon is steeped in American culture and steeped in American notion to get involved with what’s going on with our government. I
President Barack Obama seized the opportunity on tax-filing day to declare that he's working toward "a simpler tax code that rewards work and the pursuit of the American dream."