Tea Party Candidates for Senate

The Next Ted Cruz

Stephanie Simon, Politico

Texas tea party activists eager to send another firebrand in the mold of Cruz to the Senate launched a movement to draft evangelical historian and Constitutional scholar David Barton to run against Sen. John Cornyn.

More Tea Party Challengers Step Up

Seth McLaughlin, The Washington Times

Tea partyers and conservative groups signaled they believe they didn’t lose, but rather were sabotaged from within by weak Repubs — and took the first steps to oust one of them. Mississippi state Sen. Chris McDaniel announced he would challenge U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran in the Republican primary next year.