Tea Party Sets Its Sights on the Senate

By Albert R. Hunt Aug 5, 2012 8:28 AM PT

The House last year became the spiritual home of the Tea Party, which helped elect dozens in the 2010 Republican landslide. Success in the Senate was limited.

In 2013, the Senate may become the Tea Party’s cathedral.

This year, Tea Party activists are winning Republican Senate primaries and are favored to win seats in the fall. They include Ted Cruz in Texas, Deb Fischer in Nebraska and Richard Mourdock in Indiana. Primaries over the next 10 days in Missouri and Wisconsin could catapult others. Read More…