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Tea Party Activists Protest Against John Cornyn For Allegedly Meddling In Alaska Senate Primary

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Tea Party activists in Texas protested against Republican home state Sen. John Cornyn on Thursday to make clear they don't want him or the GOP establi...

Tea Party Becoming The New GOP?

AP | LIZ SIDOTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Is the tea party the new Republican Party? The grass-roots network of fed-up conservative-libertarian voters displayed its power in...

Michael Gerson: Tea Party Toxic For GOP

The Washington Post | Michael Gerson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the normal course of events, political movements begin as intellectual arguments, often conducted for years in serious books and journals. To study...

Some Failed Tea Party Candidates Not Willing To Back Victorious Opponents

USA Today | Kathy Kiely | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It's just the latest example of the GOP's Tea Party dilemma. In several high-profile races where the small-government activists have been a factor, st...

Jim DeMint Driving Tea Party To The Senate

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

While many might consider former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin to be the face of the Tea Party, when in comes to the 2010 midterm elections, it seems that S...

Tea Party Running Short On Cash

Politico | Kenneth P. Vogel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Some leading tea party activists are concerned that their efforts to reshape American politics, starting with the 2010 elections, are being undermined...

Jason Linkins

Democrats Hoping For A Tea Party Boost Should Maybe Rethink Things | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Democrats who have pinned their electoral hopes in 2010 to self-identified "Tea Party" insurgents siphoning off votes from establishment GOP candidates may want to develop a new strategy.

Tea Party's Electoral Debut Proves A Bust

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

(AP/Huffington Post) -- Mark the first round down, shakily, for Republican incumbents and party establishment favorites. Tea party-backed challengers...

Tea Party Struggling To Fight Charges Of Racism

The Washington Post | Amy Gardner and Krissah Thompson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As several states with active "tea party" groups prepare to hold important primary elections this month, the movement is struggling to overcome accusa...

Sharron Angle, Rand Paul To Washington: Tea Party-Backed Outsiders Seek Establishment Help

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Tea Party-backed Senate candidates Sharron Angle and Rand Paul campaigned as outsiders during their primary election fights, but now they're acting a ...

Tea Party Candidates Struggle To Find Electoral Success

Wall Street Journal | NEIL KING JR. And DOUGLAS BELKIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Mr. Meade's experience goes to the heart of a debate roiling the nascent movement: Should it back fervent long shots who hew to its antigovernment vie...

Mitt Romney To Tea Party: No Third Party Candidacies

The Huffington Post | Jeremy Binckes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Once -- and possibly future -- presidential candidate Mitt Romney is urging Tea Party members not to run as third party candidates. Romney told News...

Tea Party's Influence Continues To Grow In The GOP

The New York Times | KATE ZERNIKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Tea Party movement ignited a year ago, fueled by anti-establishment anger. Now, Tea Party activists are trying to take over the establishment, gro...