Skip Navigation

Close and don't show again.

Your browser is out of date.

You may not get the full experience here on National Journal.

Please upgrade your browser to any of the following supported browsers:

4 Races Presenting Tea Party With Biggest Tests—PICTURES 4 Races Presenting Tea Party With Biggest Tests—PICTURES

NEXT :
This ad will end in seconds
 
Close X

Not a member or subscriber? Learn More »

Forget Your Password?

Don't have an account? Register »

Reveal Navigation
 

 

Politics / POLITICS

4 Races Presenting Tea Party With Biggest Tests—PICTURES

May 1, 2012

The tea party movement has a chance to make a major statement this election cycle if its candidates win in a handful of high-profile Senate races. Here's a look at the races that present the faction with its biggest tests: 

(REALTED: The Tea Party's Moment)

Indiana: In the Republican primary, Treasurer Richard Mourdock is on the verge of defeating Sen. Richard Lugar, a top target of conservatives this cycle.(TOM STRATTMAN/AP)

Nebraska: The Tea Party Express endorsed Attorney General Jon Bruning early on, but that only sparked a backlash from local activists. An upset by Bruning rival Don Stenberg would be welcome news for Democratic nominee-in-waiting Bob Kerrey.(AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

Utah: Sen. Orrin Hatch, who has done just about everything right in his reelection bid, came ever so close to sealing up the GOP nomination at the state Republican Convention on April 21. But almost wasn't good enough, and he faces a June 26 primary against state Sen. Dan Liljenquist.(Chet Susslin)

 

Texas: No one doubts that David Dewhurst will get the most votes during the May 29 primary, but the question is whether he will avoid a runoff by receiving more than the necessary 50 percent. The last thing Dewhurst wants is to end up in a one-on-one race against the insurgent Ted Cruz, who is backed by Sen. Jim DeMint, R-S.C., and the Club for Growth.(JACK PLUNKETT/AP)

Job Board
Search Jobs
Staff Engineer
American Society of Civil Engineers | Mokena, IL
Certification Administrator
American Society of Civil Engineers | Durham, NC
Communications Intern
American Society of Civil Engineers | Washington
Administrative Assistant
American Society of Civil Engineers | Cleveland, OH
Code Development Administrator
American Society of Civil Engineers | Ontario, CA
International Business Development Coordinator
American Society of Civil Engineers | Farmington Hills, MI
Technical Manager
American Society of Civil Engineers | Elk Grove Village, IL
Chief Geoscientist
American Society of Civil Engineers
Professional Development Program Engineer
American Society of Civil Engineers | Farmington Hills, MI
FA System Tech with NICET Level II and/or valid FA License
American Society of Civil Engineers | Killeen, VA
Designer/Drafter
American Society of Civil Engineers | Newington, CT
Highway Engineer Intern
American Society of Civil Engineers | FL
Research Assistant-Unpaid
American Society of Civil Engineers | Cambridge, MA
Engineering Aide (Water/Wastewater)
American Society of Civil Engineers | Honolulu, HI
 
Comments
comments powered by Disqus