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  • Palin stumps for tea party's Maness

    September 27, 2014 8:16 PM

    CROWN POINT, La. (AP) - Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin urged Louisiana voters to support tea party candidate Rob Maness in his underdog bid for the U.S. Senate. Palin attended an event Saturday for Maness at Restaurant des Familles in Crown Point. About 100 people joined Palin and Maness in... more »
  • Tea party Politics Swaying Louisiana Elections

    September 27, 2010 7:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The tea party political debate sweeping through campaigns across the nation has also emerged in Louisiana, but how much impact the movement will have in this fall's elections is an open question. The October and November elections will be the first major tests of the... more »
  • Kershaw To Speak at Tea Party Event

    August 30, 2010 12:47 PM

    Country music star and Lafayette resident Sammy Kershaw is singing at speaking at a Tea Party Patriot event in St. Louis, MO on September 12. The St. Louis Tea Party will take place under the Gateway Arch from noon to 4:00 pm. Kershaw, meanwhile is keeping busy with state politics.... more »
  • Tea Party Shaping Republican Party, Fall Faceoffs

    June 11, 2010 4:52 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The tea party movement shows some growing pains, but it still wields remarkable powers to shape the Republican Party and set up a fall election with unconventional candidates and stark choices for voters. In two high-profile primary elections Tuesday, establishment GOP candidates were stunned by come-from-behind winners... more »
  • Tea Party Planned in Lafayette

    April 15, 2010 12:16 PM

    Tea party activists are marking tax day in the capital city they love to hate. Wearing T-shirts with the date "April 15" and carrying signs that read "Don't Tread on Me," the protesters are rallying in Washington's Freedom Plaza. Slogans include "We Want Regime Change," "Down with the... more »
  • Local Tea Party Supporters at Baton Rouge Protest

    March 29, 2010 1:53 PM

    Residents from Rayne and Scott said they made the trip to Baton Rouge to show support for less government and free healthcare because they say the protests are getting government to finally listen. The Baton Rouge Tea Party protested on the Capitol steps today to outline their Legislative... more »
  • Tea Party Protest in Putnam Park

    March 23, 2010 7:17 PM

    Health care supporters in Washington may be celebrating today, but many Lafayette residents are doing quite the opposite. One protestor, Thomas Noell said, “The Democratic Party is not following the rules.” Protestors gathered at Putnam Park to make sure their voices are heard. They say... more »

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