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Utah's Mike Lee to give tea party response to State of Union speech

Brady McCombs
Jan 28 2014 - 4:36pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- Utah Republican Sen. Mike Lee is set to be the face of the national tea party Tuesday night when he delivers the movement's response to President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech.

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U.S. Chamber makes tea party defeat in heavy-Mormon Idaho district a top priority

Bloomberg News, John McCormick
Jan 25 2014 - 3:25pm

TWIN FALLS, Idaho -- Ground zero in the Republican Party's fight to define its future is on the opposite side of the country from Washington, amid snow-covered mountains and the Snake River canyon, in a House race that pits the business community against the tea party.

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GOP senator takes on Tea Party in re-election battle

Sens. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) on Capitol Hill Oct. 8. MELINA MARA/The Washington Post

The Washington Post
Oct 26 2013 - 10:03pm

TRENTON, Tenn. -- As he seeks a third term in the U.S. Senate, Lamar Alexander is doing something few other incumbent Republicans have tried recently: Instead of running scared of the tea party, he's running hard against it.Alexander hardly mentions tea party icons such as Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, nor does he call out the hard-right conservative...

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Tea party tactics cause business groups to rethink GOP support

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Bloomberg News, Jeff Plungis, Laura Litvan
Oct 22 2013 - 8:14am

WASHINGTON -- The largest U.S. trucking association is vowing to reconsider its support for Republicans after last week's debt-limit standoff, escalating a feud between industry groups and the small-government tea party movement.

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