Conservative grassroots preparing to roar in Texas two-step primary Texas officials are expecting record turnout today as conservatives and Tea Party activists flock to their polling places to make a difference in who will represent them in state and federal offices.
Fort Worth Star-Telegram - It's a moment that conservatives in Texas have waited a long time for: the chance to not only vote in Texas' GOP primary, but also to attend the state's unique 'precinct conventions' and make sure that conservatives' opinions are properly represented in the results of the election.
Texas officials are expecting record turnout today as conservatives and Tea Party activists flock to their polling places to make a difference in who will represent them in state and federal offices.
Texas early voting could set record
KERA TV - As polls open today for the Texas gubernatorial primary, KERA's Bill Zeeble reports that turnout is in "record-setting territory."
An anti-incumbent waltz across Texas?
CQPolitics.com - When primary voters go to the polls in Texas, it could serve as an early gauge of anti-Washington, D.C., sentiment in the 2010 elections and the potency of the 'tea party' movement.
Conservative sets sights on unseating Doc Hastings
Yakima-Herald - It's becoming common for non-politicians to challenge the political status quo these days, and here's a look at a conservative elementary school teacher (Mary Ruth Edwards) in Washington State who's decided to run against her Republican congressman (Doc Hastings) for Washington's 4th district U.S. House seat.
Yet another reason for conservatives to be wary of the GOP
Los Angeles Times - Just as it appears that conservatives and the Tea Party movement have made major inroads into taking back the Republican Party for conservative candidates - here's a look at how 'moderates' are gaining a foothold in the Party and could potentially be poised to side with liberals on more Big Government programs.
Treasure Coast Tea Party groups take different paths to same goal
Vero Beach Press-Journal - The fact that all Tea Party groups are different is certainly demonstrated by a look at three such local groups in Florida - all with a different level of organization and membership, but united in a common goal: making government accountable and fiscally responsible.
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