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Fox News — Rep. Todd Akin, who played up his tea party credentials and conservative appeal, broke out from a three-way Missouri Republican primary on Tuesday to earn the right to take on Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill, setting up one of the most closely watched Senate races of 2012. Akin won a contest defined by […]

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World — Tea Party-backed Ted Cruz upset the Texas political establishment Tuesday night with a convincing win over Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst in the Texas GOP’s primary runoff for an open U.S. Senate seat. The Texas-style showdown between Cruz, a former Texas solicitor general, and Dewhurst had been hotly contested all summer. Dewhurst won the […]

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(The following article was written by Gary North and may be one of the most important interviews you will read this year.) What you are about to read is virtually unknown. Yet it is an old story. I first read a version of this story in Douglas Hyde’s little book, Dedication and Leadership (1956). Hyde […]

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ABC News — The Tea Party was born out of a hatred for the establishment. Led by flamethrowers like Sarah Palin, Michele Bachmann and Marco Rubio, Tea Partiers wanting to “shake things up” in Washington sided with conservative challengers to mainstream Republicans and sent them to Congress. Now it might be time for the Tea […]

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Fox News — Sen. Richard Lugar, R-Ind., lost a primary battle Tuesday to tea party challenger and Indiana state treasurer Richard Mourdock for the seat he has held since 1977. Lugar’s defeat makes him the first and likely only senator to lose renomination this year. After returns from the primary came in, Lugar conceded to […]

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