Tea Party

What is the future of the tea party?

Question of the month: Is the party over? The tea party, that is. It began in 2009 as a spontaneous movement with no formal organization, national leader or central... Read more »

Feb. 11, 2013


What politicos are saying and what they really mean

We've entered that dark, dreary, clammy period of the year. And that's just inside the Capitol. Yes, Utah's 104 citizen lawmakers (and five times that many lobbyists)... Read more »

Feb. 3, 2013


Hatch's 'radicals' harmful

Sen. Orrin Hatch said the GOP is in risk due to the extreme right ("Utah GOP may end up being 'dominated by radicals,' Hatch warns," Jan. 9). Read more »

Jan. 14, 2013


Talk of GOP primaries follows 'fiscal cliff' vote

Republicans in Congress who took the politically risky step of voting to raise taxes now find themselves trying to fend off potential primary challenges next year from... Read more »

Jan. 5, 2013

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APNewsBreak: Haley to announce DeMint's successor

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley planned to announce Monday a replacement for tea party favorite U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint. Read more »

Dec. 17, 2012


U.S. Sen. DeMint resigns to head conservative group

Republican U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint, a favorite among tea party activists, said Thursday he was resigning to take the helm of a conservative national think tank. Read more »

Dec. 6, 2012


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