Dan Patrick

TX Lt. Gov. Names TEA Party, Grassroots Advisers

Chuck Lindell, Austin American-Statesman

TX Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick announced the Lt. Gov. Grassroots Advisory Board, a 20-member advisory committee of tea party and grassroots leaders, to improve coordination between his office and conservative leaders.

Media's Wishful Thinking On Tea Party's Demise

Todd Cefaratti, Tea Party News Network

We're not rallying outside the building anymore, we're inside shaping policy. The tea party swept TX last week. Dan Patrick, Ken Paxton, Sid Miller, and Konni Burton all bested their moderate opponents, and the media took little notice. A tea party sweep just doesn’t fit their preferred narrative.