Sam Stein On The New Wave Of Possible Tea Party Upsets (VIDEO)

09/22/2010 07:34 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

HuffPost reporter Sam Stein appeared on MSNBC's "Hardball" Wednesday night to discuss the growing strength of tea party candidates even in races where Democratic nominees once seemed invincible.

"Voters don't really like a coronation," Stein told host Chris Matthews. "They don't like to be told the election's over before it starts."