Tea party unscathed in early GOP civil war
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The Republican civil war erupted into full view this fall, and the establishment looked like it was about to shove the movement back in line.
But the early skirmishes ended with the tea party no weaker than it was.
And while the party’s internal fight will rage on, the opening battles suggest the establishment is just starting to see how much it will take to reclaim the power it has ceded to the movement in recent years.
The National Republican Senatorial Committee’s first big play: threaten to blacklist any consultant who does business with a key group taking on sitting Republicans.
The result: pretty much business as usual.
Meanwhile, members of Congress pleaded with corporate America to commit big money to support business-friendly candidates willing to take on the tea party.