Post Politics: tea party


Posted at 12:22 PM ET, 02/14/2014

Kentucky conservatives say McConnell’s debt ceiling vote no game-changer

National conservative groups have blasted McConnell, but Kentucky conservatives aren’t quite as upset.

By Wesley Lowery  |  12:22 PM ET, 02/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014, debt ceiling, tea party

Posted at 10:24 AM ET, 01/07/2014

Cruz’s father backs Rep. Sessions’s tea party challenger

Activist Katrina Pierson is challenging Rep. Pete Sessions (R-Tex.).

By Aaron Blake  |  10:24 AM ET, 01/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2014, tea party, Texas

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 12/12/2013

Tea party hits a new low

Among political moderates, 34 percent view the movement favorably, while 54 percent view it unfavorably.

By Aaron Blake  |  11:32 AM ET, 12/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Polls, tea party

Posted at 01:47 PM ET, 11/11/2013

Tea party groups split in Nebraska Senate race

FreedomWorks just announced it is backing former state treasurer Shane Osborn in the Republican primary.

By Aaron Blake  |  01:47 PM ET, 11/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2014, Nebraska, tea party

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 10/16/2013

Poll: Rift forming between tea party, rest of GOP

A new poll shows moderate Republicans’ views of the tea party have dropped from 46 percent favorable in June to 27 percent favorable today.

By Aaron Blake  |  04:30 PM ET, 10/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 09/26/2013

Tea party membership on the decline

While the tea party label isn’t as big a force in American politics, though, its ideals remain very popular in today’s GOP.

By Aaron Blake  |  11:02 AM ET, 09/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  tea party