February 25, 2014


Tea Party Faces Test in Primaries

"After a series of defeats on Capitol Hill, the Republican Party's tea-party wing has shifted its attention to congressional primaries, setting up a major test of how much the movement's clout has been weakened," the Wall Street Journal reports.

"Primary elections, which start March 4, will help determine the balance of power between the Republican Party's business-friendly, establishment wing and the tea-party activists who first roared onto the scene five years ago by opposing President Barack Obama's proposed health-care overhaul."










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