All posts tagged "tea party"

Tea Party urges Chris McDaniel to run as write-in after black Democrats 'steal' primary

Chris McDaniel failed to unseat U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran in the Mississippi Republican primary, and Tea Party activists are taking the loss as hard as the candidate.

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Tea Party groups tiptoe in race to replace GOP's Cantor as House majority leader

Conservative groups that often try to push U.S. Republican lawmakers toward more hardline policies are stepping cautiously ahead of the leadership election in the House of Representatives.

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Tea Party hopes to pull off upset in TN with candidate 'who's just not Senate material'

The shock defeat of Republican House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in a primary in Virginia this week has fueled hopes among Tea Party activists in Tennessee that they can stage a similar upset against Senator Lamar Alexander in August.

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Tea Party challenger Chris McDaniel forces runoff vs. MS GOP Sen. Thad Cochran

Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi and Tea Party challenger Chris McDaniel battled to a virtual draw on Tuesday in their bitter Republican Senate primary and appeared headed to a rematch in a June 24 runoff.

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Texas GOP primary voters choose Tea Party candidate who claims Obama thinks he's God

Texas Republicans aligned with Tea Party darling Ted Cruz were projected to win primary runoffs on Tuesday for two of the state's most powerful posts, while U.S. Representative Ralph Hall, 91, was ousted by a challenger about half his age.

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Mitch McConnell coasts to GOP primary win over Tea Party rival

By John Whitesides

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Tea Party candidates face uphill battle in latest round of GOP primaries

Voters in six states will choose candidates on Tuesday for some of November's top congressional election races, including another round of crucial U.S. Senate primaries between the Republican establishment and Tea Party favorites in Kentucky, Georgia and Oregon.

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Establishment Republicans attempt to thwart Tea Party by changing primary, debate rules

The Republican National Committee is taking steps to reestablish control over its nominating process in order to field a more viable presidential candidate in the 2016 election.

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