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The Tea Party Sets Its Sights on the Senate

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By  on May 18, 2012

Indiana Senator Richard Lugar’s crushing defeat by a Tea Party candidate in the state’s GOP primary last week offered further proof that the parties are more polarized than ever. Lugar joins a growing list of moderate Republicans who have left or will not be returning to Washington due to the hyperpartisan climate on Capitol Hill.

For the most part it’s the House, not the Senate, where the Tea Party has traction. Lugar’s loss may be a sign of things to come, though. Upstart candidates in at least three other states—Arizona, Texas, and Missouri—are fighting hard to appeal to the GOP’s fiercely conservative wing and take seats from the establishment.

Read More: http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2012-05-18/the-tea-party-sets-its-sights-on-the-senate

Like I said in an earlier blog, we MUST take over the Senate and have a block of Tea Party Endorsed Senators that will stop the President, regardless of Party, from turning away from Tea Party Principles. I am supporting Mitt Romney because Obama MUST go, but I will still be writing blogs about Tea Party Endorsed Candidates.


About Cincinnati Political Activism

*Graduated from Columbia College, Columbia, MO with a BAAJ degree in Administration of Justice. *U.S. Navy Veteran of 15 years. Medical separation. Rank of Chief Petty Officer. *Married and Father of two. *Born Again Christian


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