ElectionWatch 2014: Setback in Tennessee

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On Thursday, August 7, longtime Tennessee Senator and establishment Republican Lamar Alexander cruised to victory over Tea Party challenger Joe Carr in the state’s primary election. This is undeniably a setback for the Tea Party movement at the national level, although not such an utter failure for that movement as the mainstream media would like us to believe. As Paul Harvey used to say, “You know what the news is. In a minute, you’re going to hear the rrrrest of the story!” [Read more…]