Cantor Loses To Tea Party Challenger

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor lost his primary bid to Tea Party challenger David Brat in a stunning upset Tuesday night. Brat, an economics professor at Randolph-Macon College who raised only US$200,000 for his campaign, beat Cantor, the second-most powerful Republican in Congress, 56-44, according to Real Clear Politics. “This is an earthquake,” said former Minnesota congressman and Cantor backer Vin Weber. […]

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Tea Party Rallies Around Newt

100 leaders of Tea Party groups across America are banding together to support presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich, in an effort to stop the seemingly-inevitable nomination of Mitt Romney as the Republican presidential candidate. The conservative grass roots movement leaders are forming a coalition called Tea Partiers With Newt, according to the Daily Caller. The announcement comes a day after the […]

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Ron Paul Clear Favorite With Tea Party Conservatives

Texas congressman Ron Paul is now the clear favorite among members of the Tea Party, according to a major website popular with grass roots conservatives. With Bachmann out of the primary race after Iowa, Paul stands head-and-shoulders above all other contenders, according to the Conservative HQ website. The Texan grabbed 53-percent of all votes in their weekly CHQ Presidential Straw […]

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