Texas Tea Party

Tea Party Remains Strong Within GOP Ranks

Eleanor Dearman and John Reynolds, Texas Tribune

Half of Texas voters plan to vote in the Republican primary next year, but a significant portion of them would switch their loyalties to a Tea Party candidate should one run on his or her own, according to the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll.

We Love Rand Paul, But… UPDATED With Statement from Senator Paul's Office

UPDATED ARTICLE: We said Senator Rand Paul missed the boat when he made comments in opposition to voter ID laws because those laws are "offending people," now his office has sent us a clarification putting his remarks in the full context that The New York Times left out. 

The Next Ted Cruz

Stephanie Simon, Politico

Texas tea party activists eager to send another firebrand in the mold of Cruz to the Senate launched a movement to draft evangelical historian and Constitutional scholar David Barton to run against Sen. John Cornyn.

TX R's to Wendy Davis: Please Run!

Betsy Woodruff, National Review Online

A rep of the Tea Party wants pro-choice Davis to run for governor. They know they can beat her and replace her senate seat as well.