The United Kentucky Tea Party

Politics
4:01 pm
Mon January 5, 2015

Ky. Tea Partyers Urge House Republicans to Block Local Option Sales Tax

Kentucky Minority Floor Leader Rep. Jeff Hoover
Credit LRC Public Information

After a local option sales tax bill failed last year in the state legislature, Kentucky tea party membersĀ are urging Republican lawmakers to block what House Democrats are calling their number one priority for the 2015 session.

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It's All Politics
3:47 pm
Fri May 23, 2014

Is The Tea Party Finished?

Tea Party activists rally in front of the U.S. Capitol in June 2013.
J. Scott Applewhite AP

Originally published on Fri May 23, 2014 4:07 pm

The time has come for us all to take a long, step-back look at this thing we call the Tea Party.

The results from Republican primaries in a dozen states so far this year strongly suggest that the party, such as it was, is over.

It may not have made sense to use the term "party" at any time in this movement's brief history. This year, that fact has become increasingly obvious.

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