Texas Association of Business

Texas Tea Party Taking Power Back From Repub. Biz Groups

Ben Philpot, KUT News

Last week’s GOP primary showed the continued strength of the Tea Party in Texas as conservative state Sen. Dan Patrick trounced estab. Repub. David Dewhurst (who was previously beaten by Ted Cruz). But it also showed a weakening of another stalwart Repub. demographic: the businessperson.