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October 3, 2014
LETTER: Break tea party hold in Washington
To the Editor: Election Day 2014. Who will you choose to represent South Dakota? Someone who will listen to South Dakotans, or someone who has been bought and paid for by out-of-state big money? Why do these titans pour money into the campaigns of Republican candidates? Obviously...
October 3, 2014 - 9:04pm
August 13, 2014
OPINION: Tea party may be down, but it’s not out
A Gallup poll conducted earlier this year showed that roughly four in 10 Republicans and Republican-leaning independents consider themselves supporters of the tea party. That’s down from six in 10 in 2010. Another poll, by CBS, found that only 15 percent of Americans overall...
August 13, 2014 - 7:42am
February 28, 2014
Tea party ready for fight with GOP establishment
By Donna Cassata WASHINGTON (AP) — Tea partyers insist they're not to blame for Republican election losses in congressional and presidential elections, faulting the GOP establishment for showing little fight. This election year, the establishment is fighting — against the...
February 28, 2014 - 8:07pm
Business, GOP establishment: Tea party is over
By Donna Cassata WASHINGTON (AP) — A slice of corporate America thinks tea partyers have overstayed their welcome in Washington and should...
October 28, 2013 - 5:57pm
October 24, 2013
Greetings, comrades: Tea Party SD airs 'over-the-top' Obamacare ad
The tea party’s stand against Obamacare might be in cease-fire mode on Capitol Hill, but in South Dakota a tea party group has launched a TV...
October 24, 2013 - 12:50pm
October 17, 2013
Tea party activists condemn deal
Leaders accuse GOP lawmakers of bending to Obama, congressional Democrats.
October 17, 2013 - 7:59am
April 25, 2012
LAWRENCE: GOP heads to election in a house divided
The dual nature of the South Dakota Republican Party was on display Thursday during the Davison-Hanson County Republican Party Lincoln Day Dinner. There's the Main Street side of the party, pro-business, pro-growth and pro-government. It has long ruled South Dakota and likes...
April 25, 2012 - 7:47am
February 10, 2012
Noem still undecided on joining Tea Party Caucus
U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem, R-S.D., said she has not yet decided whether to join the House's Tea Party Caucus. Noem was confronted by constituents about the issue at a town hall meeting held over the weekend in Rapid City, according to media reports. Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn.,...
February 10, 2012 - 6:22am
August 17, 2011
OPINION: Tea party gets hijacked
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Austin Scott of Georgia, a tea party favorite, got off to a slow start as a legislator but finally introduced his first bill last week. His draftsmanship should please the people who chant "read the bill" at political rallies, because H.R. 2774 is only one...
August 17, 2011 - 9:11am
October 11, 2010
Opinion: Native American disguises showed their cowardice
There are two words in the following paragraph that jump out at most students of Native American history, but are probably impervious to the ardent participants of the Tea Party movement. The two words appeared in a New York Times article titled "The Founding Fathers Versus the...
October 11, 2010 - 9:17am
Noem passes on Rapid tea party events
State Rep. Kristi Noem will not attend either tea party event in Rapid City this month. Noem, the Republican candidate for the state's sole U.S. House seat, has other commitments both days, according to Josh Shields, her campaign manager. Two tea party groups in Rapid City...
October 11, 2010 - 9:13am
September 16, 2010
Tea party's impact still unclear, S.D. officials say
The success of tea party candidates in several elections Tuesday could be "mixed news" for Republicans, Sen. Tim Johnson said Wednesday. Johnson, D-S.D., said the tea party wins could mean the Republican Party will become "the party of the tea party." He discussed the election...
September 16, 2010 - 8:23am
August 14, 2010
South Dakota Editorial Roundup
We're 'red,' but not like Wyo. South Dakota is not far behind Wyoming as one of the most conservative states in the nation. Our neighbor to the west takes the top prize, while we rank fourth. Otherwise, there are several degrees of separation, according to the latest Gallup poll. Wyoming...
August 14, 2010 - 12:05am