Tea-Party Candidates Shunned by Senate Idols

Conservatives challenging sitting senators would like some support from tea-party favorites Ted Cruz and Rand Paul. They shouldn't hold their breath.

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) (L) and Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) wait to speak at the 'Exempt America from Obamacare' rally, on Capitol Hill, September 10, 2013 in Washington, DC. Some conservative lawmakers are making a push to try to defund the health care law as part of the debates over the budget and funding the federal government. 
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