Shot on a shoestring budget, "Courage, New Hampshire" is intended to depict traditional American values espoused by the tea party movement. But the show is yet to win a TV distribution deal, so it will premier Sunday night in a movie theater then come out on DVD.
In Texas and some other states, the tea party has focused on abortion as much as the state deficit. Five months after its successes in Election 2010, the tea party faces a reckoning: What does it stand for?
Comedians like Jon Stewart took aim at candidates like Christine O'Donnell in Election 2010, and sharp political satire may have led to cynicism, suppressing the youth vote, experts say.