Is the Tea Party Losing Momentum in Texas?

The anti-government party seems to be struggling for relevance in the upcoming election.

By Rhonda FanningApril 14, 2015 8:01 am

The first three Republican contenders for president, Senators Ted Cruz, Rand Paul and now Marco Rubio, all have tea party ties. Rubio is the latest to announce candidacy and, despite being considered a tea party darling not long ago, his current views on immigration has driven a wedge between the two.

The big question: Is the unchanging tea party movement in the final throes of death?

Jennifer Rubin, a blogger at The Right Turn for the Washington Post, joins the Standard to look at the influence of the tea party in the upcoming GOP primaries.