Tea Party http://kuow.org en Is The Tea Party Over? http://kuow.org/post/tea-party-over <p>Ross Reynolds talks with political scientist Raymond Smith about his argument that the tea party — like all fringe parties in the United States — is coming to an end. Tue, 18 Feb 2014 23:13:00 +0000 Ross Reynolds & Hannah Burn 28999 at http://kuow.org Is The Tea Party Over? Fueling The Federal Shutdown: Republican Infighting http://kuow.org/post/fueling-federal-shutdown-republican-infighting <p>Photos of the government shutdown have not been kind to Republicans: Images of children who can&rsquo;t play in parks that have been closed and of low-income children who can&rsquo;t attend Head Start, the government&#39;s early education program. And then, of course, are the images of tourists squeezing between national monuments and barriers for posed shots. Wed, 02 Oct 2013 23:19:04 +0000 David Hyde & Ross Reynolds 21462 at http://kuow.org Fueling The Federal Shutdown: Republican Infighting Olympia Update, Frank Buxton, And What Motivates The Tea Party? http://kuow.org/post/olympia-update-frank-buxton-and-what-motivates-tea-party <p><strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;</strong><strong>This (Last) Week In Olympia&nbsp;</strong><br>The 2013 Washington state legislative session draws to a close. Everett Herald reporter and columnist Jerry Cornfield gives us a roundup of what lawmakers did – and did not – achieve in Olympia.</p><p><strong>Working In Television: Frank Buxton Did It All</strong><br>Frank Buxton spent much of his career working in television as an actor, director, writer and producer before moving to Bainbridge Island. He hosted a game show, wrote for “The Odd Couple” and appeared in countless TV commercials. He talks with Katy Sewall about what it was like to work with Woody Allen and travel the world for ABC.</p><p><strong>“Change They Can’t Believe In”</strong><br>The Tea Party has risen in politics over the past few years, bringing conservatism on social issues and economic policy to Washington, DC. They've impacted local and national politics, so what’s their message that’s bringing people together? University of Washington professor Christopher Parker joins us to talk about his new book examining what motivates the Tea Party.</p><p> Mon, 01 Jul 2013 16:00:00 +0000 Weekday 15766 at http://kuow.org Olympia Update, Frank Buxton, And What Motivates The Tea Party?