Mar
11

Tea Party Activists Ridicule Sal Russo’s Claim ‘There Are Zero Big-Government Republicans Today’
by Michael Patrick Leahy

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Joe Dugan, founder and executive producer of the South Carolina Tea Party Coalition Convention, thinks Russo has both his math and his politics all wrong.Sal Russo, the seasoned Republican consultant who founded the Tea Party Express PAC in March 2009, says there are “zero” big-government Republicans today.

“When Reagan became president, he had all these big-government Republicans. There are zero today,” Russo told The Hill.

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Jan
5

Exclusive — South Carolina Tea Party Leader Presses State’s Delegation: Vote Against Boehner
by Matthew Boyle

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John Boehner it is time to retire now!South Carolina Tea Party convention leader Joe Dugan, the Chairman of the Board of the Myrtle Beach Tea Party, is putting his state’s GOP House members on notice: he wants them to vote against John Boehner for Speaker on Tuesday.

“I am confident that the astute, South Carolina Congressional delegation is keenly aware of the voter mandate they received in November,” Dugan said in an email to Breitbart News. “SC citizens are freedom loving patriotic Americans, who are fed up with their rights being compromised and the enslavement by regulation of bigger and bigger government.

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Jan
2

2016: Ted Cruz to Speak at South Carolina Tea Party Convention
Michael Patrick Leahy

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Senator Ted Cruz understands how important the Grassroots Movement really is.Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) will be a featured speaker at the South Carolina Tea Party Coalition Convention on Sunday, January 18.

Joe Dugan, executive producer of the three-day event, told Breitbart News on Thursday that Cruz will join a pantheon of Tea Party favorites who will address the three day convention in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, including Dr. Ben Carson, Representative Jim Bridenstine (R-OK), Representative Louis Gohmert (R-TX), and former Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA).

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Jan
3

SC Tea Party leader: “It’s better for Graham to have four targets instead of one”

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Press-ConferenceSouth Carolina’s Tea Party leaders are taking aim at incumbent Sen. Lindsay Graham– from four directions. The group of conservative and independent-minded Republicans wants to give exposure to all four of Graham’s GOP primary challengers at its upcoming statewide convention.

“It’s better for Lindsey Graham to have four targets instead of one,” state Tea Party Patriots leader Joe Dugan said. Dugan, a Conway native, is one of the most active members of the movement in South Carolina.

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