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…

Jun 23

Incumbents beware: Challengers look to join the ‘Brat Pack’

Today in the Morning Line: Tuesday’s elections feature current officeholders trying to hold on In Mississippi, Cochran’s hopes might rest with black voters Charlie Rangel in tough fight – does he become first Democratic incumbent to lose? Hillary Clinton…

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