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INTERACTIVE: The tea party's impact on elections

  • McClatchy Washington Bureau
  • Published Tuesday, May 13, 2014, at 5:17 p.m.
  • Updated Wednesday, June 25, 2014, at 9:01 a.m.

Tuesday could be the tea party's last big chance to make a splash in the 2014 primaries. In Mississippi, movement favorite State Sen. Chris McDaniel is challenging veteran incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran, and polls suggest the race is close. The tea party's had a rough time recently--its House and Senate candidates lost in North Carolina, Kentucky, Georgia and Idaho.

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