Politics Mar 05

GOP breaks may stem from party resistance to all things Obama

Conservatives' gut-level resistance to all things Obama - the man, his authority, his policies - gave birth to the tea party movement that powered the GOP to political success in multiple states and historic congressional majorities. Yet contained in the…

Aug 05

Kansas GOP Sen. Roberts faces tea party challenge

Establishment conservatives look to beat down the latest tea party upstart as three-term Republican Sen. Pat Roberts faces a challenge from Milton Wolf in Tuesday's primary in Kansas, one of four states kicking off a busy month of contests to…

Jul 14

Five lessons from this election season so far

Today in the Morning Line: The establishment has had a good season … Incumbents are tough to beat … Democrats’ chances could rest with their Marks … Money can’t buy you tea party love … and ObamaCare fades as…

Jun 27

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Questions surround death of tea party official

RIDGELAND, Miss. — 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 a nasty Republican primary.

Jun 25

Establishment order restored in midterm elections

Today in the Morning Line: Cochran, the new “Comeback Kid” Cantor loss looks more like an aberration than a trend Hillary Clinton talks with NewsHour’s Gwen Ifill Cochran survives runoff against McDaniel: They say lightning never strikes the same…

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