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FreedomWorks PAC out early to endorse Ron DeSantis for U.S. Senate

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FreedomWorks PAC today endorsed Republican U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06) in his run for U.S. Senate in Florida. “I’m proud that Congressman DeSantis is the first endorsement of the 2016 cycle by FreedomWorks PAC. Congressman DeSantis is a fiscal conservative leader who will bring much-needed leadership on important issues to the U.S. Senate,” said FreedomWorks PAC chairman Adam Brandon in  a statement. “Congressman DeSantis has been a leader on everything from reducing federal spending, trying to stop ObamaCare, and opposing Common Core. I’m…

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Tea Partiers to ‘storm’ Capitol Hill next week

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From Chris Good: Capitol Hill will get another taste of tea partiers later this month. The Dick-Armey-led group FreedomWorks, which has developed relationships with the tea party movement and helped organize the meeting of activists in DC, is organizing a protest of “ObamaCare 2.0” at the House office buildings March 16, according to the event’s page at the FreedomWorks website. The rally is scheduled to last from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., with protesters meeting at the Cannon building and…

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Tea Partiers to ‘storm’ Capitol Hill next week

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From Chris Good: Capitol Hill will get another taste of tea partiers later this month. The Dick-Armey-led group FreedomWorks, which has developed relationships with the tea party movement and helped organize the meeting of activists in DC, is organizing a protest of “ObamaCare 2.0” at the House office buildings March 16, according to the event’s page at the FreedomWorks website. The rally is scheduled to last from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., with protesters meeting at the Cannon building and…

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FreedomWorks and Dick Armey to endorse Marco Rubio at event celebrating ‘The Hug’

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Press release: On February 10th 2009, Florida Governor Charlie Crist joined President Obama at a now infamous town hall meeting in Fort Myers to support the $800 billion stimulus bill. This colossal waste of money increased the national debt, did not help the economy and failed to prevent tremendous job losses in Florida and across the country. But Gov. Crist stood hand-in-hand with President Obama nonetheless and applauded his big government scheme that would cost taxpayers dearly. That is why…

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FreedomWorks and Dick Armey to endorse Marco Rubio at event celebrating ‘The Hug’

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Press release: On February 10th 2009, Florida Governor Charlie Crist joined President Obama at a now infamous town hall meeting in Fort Myers to support the $800 billion stimulus bill. This colossal waste of money increased the national debt, did not help the economy and failed to prevent tremendous job losses in Florida and across the country. But Gov. Crist stood hand-in-hand with President Obama nonetheless and applauded his big government scheme that would cost taxpayers dearly. That is why…

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National Journal interviews Marco Rubio about Tea Parties

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Former Florida state House Speaker Marco Rubio got a boost in his bid for the Republican nomination for Florida’s open Senate seat when he was recently endorsed by FreedomWorks Chairman Dick Armey. Armey, a former House majority leader, and FreedomWorks have tapped into the conservative grassroots, helping to organize what’s now known as the tea party movement. NationalJournal.com recently spoke with Rubio about what kind of relationship he and the Republican Party should have with the tea party movement. Read…

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