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How Much Are Tea Party Candidates Hurting the GOP?

Brendan Nyhan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brendan Nyhan

Despite the influence of the Tea Party movement, the GOP actually has more House candidates who have previously held elected office running for open seats than the Democrats do.

What Created the Populist Explosion and How Democrats Can Avoid the Shrapnel in November

Drew Westen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Drew Westen

Republicans are running Tea Party candidates who are so far to the right you can't see Middle America from their porch. Some endangered Democrats will likely see victory in November from theirs if they understand the public mood and speak to it.

Sam Stein

DCCC Chair Warns Of Republicans Getting Subpoena Power In 2010 | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The man in charge of maintaining Democratic control of the House of Representative this fall added a new wrinkle to his argument for why the party wil...