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Which Politicians Are In The Tea Party's Crosshairs?

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NATIONAL HARBOR, MD - MARCH 16: Rep. Steve King (R-IA) speaks at the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) March 16, 2013 in National Harbor, Maryland. (Photo by Pete Marovich/Getty Images) | Getty File

One by one, they have fallen. Bob Bennett in Utah. Richard Lugar in Indiana. Mike Castle in Delaware. Longtime pols, all of them, with long records in the halls of power, or handpicked by national leaders to run for office. And one by one, they and others found their profiles as electable lawmakers with the record to prove it used as a cudgel against them by Tea Party activists determined to purge the Republican Party of any kind of wishy-washy moderation.

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