Approvals each year

Hover over the bars to see how many groups of each name type were approved since 2009.

No 9-12 groups approved in 2011.

No tea party groups approved in 2011.

SOURCE: Post analysis of the IRS public database of nonprofit organizations.

Notes: Groups with names that include both tea party and patriot were included in the tea party group. The 9-12 movement was started by commentator Glen Beck in March 2009. No groups with the 9-12 names were approved that year.