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Tea Party

(Teri Adams poses for a photograph on Independence Mall.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

Conservative Philadelphia Political Group Drops ‘Tea Party’ From Name

“We want to get into some other issues that we weren’t really able to get into under the Tea Party banner,” says president Teri Adams.

07/25/2014

Stigall Show Log 6.17.14

Chris breaks down Hillary Clinton’s ongoing political problems, the IRS claiming they’ve lost two years worth of emails from Lois Lerner, and Atlantic City’s promotion of an LGBT beach.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–06/17/2014

House speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) listens as House majority leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) speaks to reporters following his unexpected primary re-election defeat.  Photo by Mark Wilson/ Getty Images)

Jewish Republicans Reeling After Rep. Cantor’s Primary Loss in Virginia

The Tea Party upset not only knocks out House speaker John Boehner’s top lieutenant, it also leaves the GOP without a Jewish member of Congress.

06/11/2014

(Jon Runyan is congratulated on his election by Gov. Chris Christie. file photo from CBS3.)

NJ Congressman Jon Runyan Will Not Seek Re-Election In 2014

Former Philadelphia Eagle turned US congressman Jon Runyan has announced he will not seek re-election in 2014.

11/06/2013

Stigall Show Log 10.29.13

Chris examines the loss healthcare plans under Obamacare, Chris Christie’s appearance on CBS This Morning, and the damage done to the Philadelphia region by calling it the “Delaware Valley.”

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–10/29/2013

Stigall Show Log 10.23.13

Chris looks at who is to blame for the failures of the healthcare.gov rollout, assesses the difference in media coverage of Senators Pat Toomey and Bob Casey, and discusses the most recent media attacks on Texas Senator Ted Cruz. He also talks to Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–10/23/2013

(credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Area Politicians Concerned About Next Year’s Outlook

No political seat is considered a safe seat. That’s the message being conveyed by area Republican leaders to moderate regional congressman Jon Runyan, Pat Meehan, Mike Fitzpatrick and Jim Gerlach.

10/19/2013

(Gary Morton was one of a group of demonstrators in East Falls on Wednesday.  Credit: John Ostapkovich)

In East Falls, Voices Rise Against GOP Role in Congressional Impasse

Their message was against the ongoing shutdown of much of the federal government and in favor of the onset of the latest phase of Obamacare.

10/02/2013

US Vice President Joe Biden (L) and Speaker of the House John Boehner listen as US President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress in January 2012. (Credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Analysis: State Of The Union Comes At Critical Time

One thing is certain: when the President talks, the Democrats will cheer, the Republicans will be polite. It’s how many times that both sides applaud that will tell you if real compromise is possible.

02/12/2013

Dick Armey

Opinion: Amazing ‘Stupid Things’

Former House Republican Leader Dick Armey criticized GOP candidates for saying “stupid things,” but here is one problem: The 2012 candidates were talking about Republican policy.

12/11/2012

(Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Opinion: Seceding From The Union Is Not A Good Idea

I find interest in the circus surrounding people in the fifty states of the Union petitioning to secede from the United States since President Barack Obama was reelected two weeks ago, I’ll be the first to admit that any state seceding from the Union is a terrible idea.

11/23/2012

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) (Photo by Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Opinion: ‘I’m Not A Scientist, Man’ And The GOP’s War On Reason

If Republicans, as a political party, continue this hostility toward science then they do not understand the driving force that science and innovation play in our economy. It also is another proof point in the case that Democrats made about Republican math not adding up.

11/20/2012

Senate Minority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: Elections Have Consequences

The day after the voters spoke in our democracy, Republicans sought to set aside the results and focus on winning next time. It is not just a losing proposition for Republicans, it is a losing proposition for America.

11/09/2012

Satellite image of Hurricane Sandy (Photo by NOAA via Getty Images)

Opinion: Another Hurricane Reminds Us Of The Need For An Effective Administration

The 2012 presidential campaign between President Obama and Mitt Romney will be book-ended by hurricanes.

10/26/2012

Mitt Romney campaigns with Richard Mourdock (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Why Don’t Republicans Understand Rape?

Once again, a Republican politician has said something extreme about rape. Extreme and extremely stupid.

10/24/2012

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