Tea Party
NC conservative activist quits $95K health job
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Tue, 08/26/2014 - 8:39pm.

A North Carolina anti-abortion activist and tea party organizer is quitting her $95,000-a-year job as a senior Medicaid adviser after a year. The state Department of Health and Human Services said Tuesday that Margaret "Mardy" Peal is resigning next month. The single mother said she wanted more time with her family.

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"One Cup of Tea" provides healthcare to more than 50,000 Hondurans
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Sat, 04/12/2014 - 6:28pm.

The first annual "One Cup of Tea" fills the cup of many in need, A fundraiser in support of Saludhondu.

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Rand Paul endorses Brannon in US Senate race in NC
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 10/16/2013 - 4:46pm.

Kentucky US Sen. Rand Paul has endorsed Cary obstetrician Greg Brannon in the US Senate race in North Carolina. Brannon announced support from the national Tea Party favorite Wednesday.

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NAACP says Tea Party 'poll watchers' are out to suppress minority vote
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Thu, 10/25/2012 - 10:30pm.

video With early voting underway and thousands hitting the polls, one group is openly trying to challenge minorities' right to vote in North Carolina. That is according to the state NAACP, which claims that the Tea Party is behind it all.

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Tea Partiers say Occupy movement is not their liberal equivalent
Submitted by Asha Dave on Sat, 11/19/2011 - 6:29pm.

The 2012 Presidential election is now less than one year away, and conservatives and liberals are doing everything they can to swing voters in their direction.

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McIntyre only Democrat to sign on to tea party-backed balanced budget amendment
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 08/22/2011 - 2:21pm.

The proposed amendment is an opportunity for Democrats to cast a tough-on-spending vote. Sixteen House Democrats have signed on to the version that passed the House in 1995. So far, Rep. Mike McIntyre of North Carolina is the only Democrat to sign on to the tea party-backed version requiring two-thirds supermajorities in the House and Senate to raise taxes.

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Tea Party victories are seen as a wake-up call to Republicans
Submitted by Nadine Maeser on Wed, 09/15/2010 - 10:06pm.

video November is just weeks away and campaigning is getting more and more heated. After Tuesday's primaries, some see the Tea Party victories as a wake-up call to Republicans.

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Tea Party Summit comes to Wilmington
Submitted by Nadine Maeser on Fri, 05/21/2010 - 2:31pm.

video The Tea Party political movement is in the Port City this weekend. Organizers say the conservative group is hosting a summit so that people can get their political voices heard in our state.

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Local protesters gather for Wilmington tea party
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 04/16/2009 - 9:51am.

videoTax protesters took to one of Wilmington's busiest intersections Wednesday for one of the hundreds of so-called tea parties that took place across the country.

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