Tea Party

High-profile GOP endorsements still to come, and they could affect the race in big way

With only five weeks until the Iowa caucuses, GOP candidates are scrambling to persuade undecided voters to choose them. To this end, one of the most important tools... Read more »

Dec. 1, 2011


Tea partyers remain wary of Romney

Throughout the roller coaster Republican presidential contest, one thing hasn't changed: the stubborn refusal of many "tea party" supporters to warm up to Mitt Romney. Read more »

Nov. 19, 2011


Liljenquist wins award from national tea party group

State Sen. Dan Liljenquist has been awarded a national tea party organization's "Legislative Entrepreneur of the Year." Read more »

Nov. 18, 2011


Occupy Memphis, Tea Party members meet

Two Occupy Memphis protesters say they have some issues in common with members of the Tea Party. Read more »

Nov. 18, 2011


Wary Democrats keep distance from Occupy protests

The arrests and occasional violence marking Occupy Wall Street's two month anniversary underscore Democrats' strategy of keeping their distance from the protest movement. Read more »

Nov. 17, 2011

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Democrats see minefield in Occupy protests

The Republican Party and the tea party seemed to be a natural political pairing. But what may have seemed like another politically beneficial alliance —... Read more »

Nov. 17, 2011


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