A new Texas Tribune poll shows Texans want their congressional representatives to vote based on the beliefs of their constituents, with half saying there should be no compromises and 71 percent voicing disapproval of Congress as a whole.
And for Republicans, who dominate the state, the view of constituents increasingly leans to the Tea Party. Pollsters said 43 to 44 percent of GOP voters in the primary March 1 will be Tea Party Republicans.
That means in Texas, the Tea Party can’t be ignored. How do you view the Tea Party — good for Texas, neutral or bad?
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