Michigan tea party groups

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Illinois Wesleyan University Sociology Professor Meghan Burke says she studies how people talk and think about race, so the Tea Party was something she couldn't ignore. 

The Center for Michigan


In a series of stories, Bridge Magazine looks at what is called "a battle for the GOP's soul."

Pat Schellenbarger, Bridge Magazine

Bridge Magazine contribute Pat Schellenbarger says the Tea Party is better at blocking things they're opposed to rather than getting something passed. 



Several tea-party activists in Michigan are urging conservatives to sit out Governor Snyder's bid for re-election next year.  Updated with Gongwer News Service Publisher John Lindstrom

President of Ottawa County Patriots will be part of press conference Thursday in Washington D.C.