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Tea Party Darling Cruz Makes Stops Across Tennessee

Republican Presidential hopeful Ted Cruz, riding a polling lift after last week’s debate, welcomed standing room only crods at stops in Chattanooga, Murfreesboro and Franklin Monday. The Texas Senator, a Tea Party Favorite, attracted about 1,600 supports at the Franklin … Continue reading

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Harwell Nominated for Two More Years

Tennessee House Speaker Beth Harwell easily turns back a Tea Party challenge of her leadership post. The Nashville Republican was nominated by the GOP caucus to another two year term yesterday, spiting efforts by Murfreesboro State Rep. Rick Womick to … Continue reading

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Joe Carr to Run for Party Chairman

Continuing his Tea Party fight against the Tennessee Republican establishment, Lascassas State Rep. Joe Carr says he will run for party chairman next month. Carr, who unsuccessfully challenged Senator Lamar Alexander in the August primary, will run against current party … Continue reading

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What is the Tea Party move to beat Lamar worth? Apparently $25.26

  That’s how much the tea party-backed political action committee Beat Lamar has to its name as it seeks to build momentum behind state Rep. Joe Carr in his uphill 2014 Republican primary challenge against U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander. The … Continue reading

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Tea Party darling Joe Carr raises just $52,000

NASHVILLE — Republican U.S. Senate candidate Joe Carr raised just $52,000 in the third quarter for his Tea Party-backed GOP primary challenge to U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn. Carr’s campaign released the July 1 through Sept. 30 figures hours after … Continue reading

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