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April 15, 2014


Senate Republicans Seek Truce with Tea Party

"A lot of stars seem to be aligning for Republicans in this year's midterm elections, and here's a crucial one that hasn't gotten sufficient attention: Party leaders have used quiet diplomacy to reduce the chances the GOP's tea-party wing will crown primary candidates who can be easily portrayed as odd or extremist," the Wall Street Journal reports.

"This is no small thing in the pursuit of this year's grand prize, which is winning control of the Senate."

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