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David Perdue greets supporters at his election night party at Doubletree Hotel in Buckhead, Ga., on Tuesday, May 20, 2014. (Hyosub/Shin/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/MCT)

GOP Keeps Tea Party At Bay In Primary Races

By Michael A. Memoli and Lisa Mascaro, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Incumbent Republicans cruised to victory in key primary elections Tuesday, offering fresh evidence that the party’s establishment wing has successfully neutralized outside conservative groups that have vexed congressional leaders since the rise of the Tea Party. In Kentucky, Senator Mitch McConnell, the party’s […]

May 21, 2014