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Laura Ingraham Criticizes National Conservatives In Wake Of Tea Party Candidate's Loss

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Levine | Posted 08.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two months after she helped a little-known conservative defeat Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Va.) in June, radio host Laura Ingraham on Friday cal...

Establishment GOP Senator Looks To Fend Off Tea Party Challengers

AP | ERIK SCHELZIG | Posted 08.06.2014 | Politics

LAWRENCEBURG, Tenn. (AP) — After losing his first bid for Tennessee governor 40 years ago, Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander shed his blue suit and bu...

Talking Points Trump Truth in Message-Driven Washington

Wendell Potter | Posted 09.27.2014 | Politics
Wendell Potter

Politicians have misled voters for as long as there have been politicians. At times, though, and not so long ago, it was not a death wish to claim to be a moderate willing to work with members of the other party. That's hardly possible when message makers call the shots.

Laura Ingraham Endorses Lamar Alexander's GOP Primary Challenger

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 07.14.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Laura Ingraham is trying to shake up the Republican establishment, again. The conservative radio host who helped Dave Brat defeat Rep...

Jason Linkins

Well, So Far It Looks Like Lamar Alexander Has Little To Worry About In 2014

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.29.2013 | Politics

If you're looking at what established, incumbent conservative legislators might end up facing a primary challenge from some self-styled Tea Party insu...

Jason Linkins

Senator's New Opponent Makes An Embarrassing Mistake

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.20.2013 | Politics

The whole phenomenon of Tea Party insurgent candidates seeking to knock off conservative incumbents in primaries continues unabated as we swing into t...

Longtime GOP Senator Faces Tea Party Challenge

AP | ERIK SCHELZIG | Posted 10.20.2013 | Politics

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Sen. Lamar Alexander's efforts to ward off a primary challenge from the right fell short Tuesday with Tennessee state Rep. Jo...