The tea party in Georgia went up against the Republican establishment and Major League Baseball.
Cain also leads Romney among self-described tea party voters, 29 percent to 18 percent.
After weeks of bickering, a debt-deal framework emerges in the final hours with major influences from the tea party evident.
In April, a group of William and Mary political scientists did the most comprehensive survey of tea party supporters yet.
But it was also quite dissimilar, in ways that are telling about how far divorced from reality these tea party people are.
Ethelwyn and Beth were preparing a tea party in the doll house.
When she gave a tea party, she sent her page Jacko to invite her friends.
Evidently Raggedy has been to a "tea party" today, for her face is covered with chocolate.
General Stevens's connection with the tea party is related on a previous page.
Well, when we are altogether, I expect my tea party will go off with eclat.
1778, from tea + party (n.). Political references to tea party all trace to the Boston tea party of 1773, in which radicals in Massachusetts colony boarded British ships carrying tea and threw the product into Boston Harbor in protest royal taxation. It has been a model for other libertarian political actions in the U.S. (mostly symbolic), including citizen gatherings begun in early 2009 to protest government spending.