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Indiana govenor pissing off right wingers

Indiana govenor pissing off right wingers

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has been ticking off some of his tea party backers as he positions himself to possibly run for president in 2016, and that may be just…

Another tea party defeat: This time in Alaska

Another tea party defeat: This time in Alaska

Former state Attorney General Dan Sullivan became the latest mainstream Republican to turn back a tea party challenger, winning the Alaska GOP primary to become his party’s candidate to take…

Lamar Alexander easily defeats tea party contenders

Lamar Alexander easily defeats tea party contenders

Republican Lamar Alexander became the latest U.S. senator to fend off a tea party challenge in a primary race Thursday, defeating a state lawmaker who had used a familiar tactic…

Tea party challenges against Sen. Lamar Alexander

Tea party challenges against Sen. Lamar Alexander

Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander, a 40-year veteran of Tennessee politics, is facing a challenge Thursday from two tea party-styled candidates who have tried to cast him as out of touch…

More defeats for the tea party

More defeats for the tea party

Add Kansas to the list of states where tea partyers tried and failed to knock out Republican Senate incumbents. Next up, Tennessee, and the odds are getting tougher for the…

Another problem for tea party insurgent

Another problem for tea party insurgent

Milton Wolf’s chances of becoming the next tea party insurgent to knock off a GOP party titan got a huge boost when it was revealed that incumbent Pat Roberts’s official…

Tea party conspirator kills himself

Tea party conspirator kills himself

A tea party official charged with conspiring to take photos of U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran’s wife inside a nursing home apparently committed suicide Friday, police said, days after Cochran won…

IRS official sought audit of GOP Senator

IRS official sought audit of GOP Senator

Congressional investigators say they uncovered emails Wednesday showing that a former Internal Revenue Service official at the heart of the tea party investigation sought an audit involving a Republican senator…

Tea party spending millions in losing efforts

Tea party spending millions in losing efforts

Desperate to knock off GOP incumbents in this year’s Republican primaries, the nation’s tea party groups have spent millions only to fall short in election after election. Yet for all…

More defeats for the tea party movement

More defeats for the tea party movement

The Washington establishment delivered a punch to the gut of the tea party movement Tuesday as Mississippi Republican Sen. Thad Cochran, a mainstream conservative with more than 40 years congressional…

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