Two leading Republicans have begun an unusually personal war of words over foreign policy, highlighting a broader divide within the GOP over international affairs in one of the first public clashes of the Republican Party’s presidential primary process.
The Mississippi Tea Partyer insists on pressing claims that the runoff was tainted by Democratic voters but so far has no evidence to back the charges.
President Barack Obama is pitching his ideas to boost the American middle class in Minnesota, a state that already has embraced a key component of the president’s economic agenda by moving to raise its minimum wage.
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.
Mainstream Republicans Imploring Tea Party To Rethink Money They Are Giving To Anti-Establishment Groups
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.
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 experience, narrowly turned back a challenge from state Sen. Chris McDaniel.
McDaniel Won’t Concede: ‘We Have To Be Absolutely Certain The Republican Primary Was Won By Republican Voters’
Fresh off Sen. Thad Cochran’s comeback to defeat Tea Party challenger Chris McDaniel in Mississippi’s bitter Republican Senate runoff, the general election matchup between the six-term incumbent and Democratic former Congressman Travis Childers features two pragmatists each trying to wrest a winning coalition out of a jumbled primary.
Six-term Senator Thad Cochran holds a narrow lead over challenger Chris McDaniel.
Republicans, including the vanquished majority leader himself, on Sunday considered Rep. Eric Cantor’s primary loss last week to a little-known tea party challenger and what it means for the GOP heading forward.
Congressional investigators are fuming over revelations that the Internal Revenue Service has lost a trove of emails to and from a central figure in the agency’s Tea Party controversy.