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What’s next for the tea party?

05/21/14 02:36PM

Mitch McConnell offered up a bold prediction in March when asked about the various right wing challengers he and his Republican colleagues faced in the primaries."I think we are going to crush them everywhere,” he told the New York Times. “I don’t think they are going to have a single nominee anywhere in the country.”So far, so good. read more

Businessman Matt Bevin Challenges Senate Minority Leader McConnell In Primary Election

GOP nominates strong candidates in critical races

05/20/14 09:18PM

It’s easy to overanalyze Senate primaries as “tea party” versus “establishment” contests, especially when they feature candidates who hold similar positions across the board and often sport competing endorsements from conservative groups. Georgia’s primary, for example, never broke down along such simple lines. Not so in Kentucky. read more

David Perdue

The tea party's super Tuesday

05/20/14 07:08AM

ATLANTA, Georgia – In a small airplane hanger outside of Atlanta, several dozen supporters gathered to hear from businessman David Perdue, the front-runner in the state’s hotly contested Republican Senate primary. But first: a word from Herman Cain. read more

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton addresses the American Jewish Committee Global Forum 2014 May 14, 2014 in Washington, DC.

The Clintons go on offense

05/14/14 01:49PM

Hillary Clinton continues to sound more and more like a candidate for president. In a speech to the American Jewish Committee on Wednesday, Clinton offered a detailed defense of her work confronting Iran’s nuclear program as Secretary of State. read more