The Washington Post

Amy Gardner

Local politics editorWashington, D.C.


The day after Labor Day, just as campaign season was entering its final frenzy, FreedomWorks, the Washington-based tea party organization, went into free fall.

  • Dec 26, 2012

Washington’s influential tea party organization nearly collapsed amid struggle between old and new guard.

  • Dec 25, 2012

About-face on how to pay for festivities prompts criticism over role cash plays in politics.

  • Dec 7, 2012

President Obama has asked Congress to approve a $60.4 billion emergency aid package.

  • Dec 7, 2012

President Obama's inaugural committee will accept corporate donations this time around, reversing a policy from four years ago banning such contributions, a spokeswoman said Friday.

  • Dec 7, 2012

Tea party activists hailed DeMint's move to Heritage as a sign that the think tank will play a more prominent role fighting for conservative causes.

  • Dec 6, 2012

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  • Dec 6, 2012

He met with West Wing staff.

  • Dec 6, 2012

White House officials signaled in their strongest terms to date that President Obama won't negotiate a fiscal cliff solution until congressional Republicans agree to raise the tax rate on the country's wealthiest 2 percent.

  • Dec 5, 2012

Dick Armey’s exit from FreedomWorks highlights the debate over the movement’s direction.

  • Dec 4, 2012
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