Local GOP reduce giving

Time Record News-And Paul's local popularity can be traced to the Tea Party's influence, said Craig Goodman, political science professor at Texas Tech University in Lubbock.

North Texans gave generously to Texas Gov. Rick Perry's failed bid for the Republican presidential nomination, but local donors have shown little appetite for supporting the GOP front-runners, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum.

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And Paul's local popularity can be traced to the Tea Party's influence, said Craig Goodman, political science professor at Texas Tech University in Lubbock.

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