Politics & Government

June 12, 2014 4:10 PM

Emboldened after Cantor, tea party crows

A conservative underdog’s swift dispatch of Majority Leader Eric Cantor is feeding tea party dreams in Mississippi and beyond in the 2014 midterm elections.

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