Politics Aug 03

Tea party takes a hit after Republican primary battle in Kansas

The contest was unusual because GOP primary challengers usually accuse incumbents of being insufficiently conservative. Marshall, an obstetrician from Great Bend, is the heavy favorite to win in November — he'll only face an independent challenger, as the Democrats aren't…

Politics Mar 05

GOP breaks may stem from party resistance to all things Obama

Conservatives' gut-level resistance to all things Obama - the man, his authority, his policies - gave birth to the tea party movement that powered the GOP to political success in multiple states and historic congressional majorities. Yet contained in the…

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