Sen. Lamar Alexander Wins Tennessee Primary FightVeteran GOP lawmaker was facing challenges from several Tea Party candidates.
GOP Establishment On A Roll Over Tea Party Add Kansas to the list of states where tea partyers tried and failed to knock out Senate Republicans this year. Next up: Tennessee, and the odds for the upstarts are no better.
Cochran Foe Challenges GOP Senate Primary Loss A tea party-backed candidate is formally challenging his loss to U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran in the Mississippi Republican primary.
McCarthy: 'We're In Very Good Shape' On Revised Border BillHouse Republican leaders on Friday offered a revised, $694 million bill addressing the surge of immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border to rank-and-file members, hoping the changes would sway reluctant conservatives.
Perry-Paul Launch Foreign Policy War Of Words 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.
McDaniel Not Giving Up In GOP Runoff Against CochranThe 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.
Obama: Republican Lawmakers Too Focused On Making Up 'Phony Scandals'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.
Tea Party Losses Don't Stop Cash Or Curb InfluenceDesperate 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 GroupsDesperate 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.
AP: Washington Establishment Delivers Gut Punch To Tea PartyThe 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.