Boiling Mad : Behind the Lines in Tea Party America Paperback
by Kate Zernike
They burst on the scene at the height of the Great Recession - thousands of angry voters railing against bailouts and big government - and within the year, the Tea Party had changed the terms of debate in Washington.
This new populist movement set the agenda for the 2010-midterm elections, propelling a historic shift of power in Congress and capturing the mood of an anxious country.
By election day, a remarkable four in ten voters called themselves Tea Party supporters.