Tea Party

Rep. Chaffetz to launch statewide campaign tour

U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz hasn't decided whether he'll seek fellow Utah Republican Orrin Hatch's Senate seat, but his movements in the upcoming week indicate he's... Read more »

Aug. 6, 2011


Utah delegation shuns compromise, fears tea party

"Whew!" or "Dang!" — readers can choose their response (or worse) to passage of the debt ceiling compromise. The measure passed handily, but without much help... Read more »

Aug. 7, 2011


As tea party reshapes GOP, some cheer, some worry

The tea party is here to stay. The 2-year-old phenomenon's muscular role in the debt-ceiling crisis made that clear, despite earlier predictions it would fade away... Read more »

Aug. 5, 2011


Mike Lee blazes new kind of tea party influence

SALT LAKE CITY — Shortly after arriving in Washington after his election, Sen. Mike Lee placed a call to Chris Chocola, an influential former Congressman. Read more »

Aug. 5, 2011


Tea party horse wild, unsteady, but will it last?

Staying atop a popular movement can be a bit like staying atop a runaway horse. Just ask a host of Republican lawmakers who found the ride over the last several days... Read more »

Aug. 4, 2011


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