[Dana Milbank is a columnist for the Washington Post.] Dick Armey is intellectually versatile: The former leader of House Republicans went from being a rainmaker for a Washington lobbying firm to. Dec 04, · Armey, who had been with the Tea Party group since its founding, is a veteran Texas GOP political figure who was intimately involved in the GOP's .
Nov 06, · Conservative firebrand, former Republican House Majority Leader Dick Armey, is said to give out copies of Rules for Radicals to Tea Party leaders. As much as the right wants to make Obama out as a raving socialist, he no more embraces socialism than George W. Bush . Aug 23, · One man who wants to change that is Dick Armey, a prominent leader in the Tea Party movement, who is the author of a brand-new book, "Give Us Liberty: A .
Dick Armey's Attempted Armed Coup of the Tea Party By Amy Gardner, The Washington Post 26 December 12 he day after Labor Day, just as campaign season was entering its final frenzy, FreedomWorks, the Washington-based tea party organization, went into free fall. Jun 19, · Dick Armey is a former House Majority Leader and current chairman of FreedomWorks, which serves as a hub for tea party groups nationwide. He makes $, a year, flies around the country in first class (along with his companions) and at times has had a driver.
Mar 16, · "Texas Tea" Party: Dick Armey Distorts History Submitted by Lisa Graves on March 16, - am Former House Majority Leader Dick Armey, who represented Fort Worth in Congress and now leads the right-wing Freedomworks, told some Texas-sized whoppers to the Tea Party crowd at the National Press Club this week. Three national conservative groups, FreedomWorks, Americans for Prosperity, and DontGo led the tea party movement in April , according to The Atlantic magazine. FreedomWorks was a lead organizer of the September 12, , Taxpayer March on Washington, also known as the 9/12 Tea Party.
Tea Party candidates were less successful in the election, winning four of 16 Senate races contested, and losing approximately 20% of the seats in the House that had been gained in Tea Party Caucus founder Michele Bachmann was re-elected to the House by a narrow margin.