After playing kingmaker in the 2010 election cycle, the tea party movement is having a less prominent role in 2012. But its support or opposition could swing some key races and even determine whether Republicans win control of the Senate. Here are six US Senate contests where the tea party could make a difference.
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Was Rick Perry's comment that Fed chairman Ben Bernanke's actions were "almost treasonous" a political gaffe – or a line that will resonant with South Carolina GOP primary voters?
Texas Gov. Rick Perry has a presidential-election infrastructure ready to go, say insiders. His appeal to Christian conservatives and the business community position him as a strong, if late, challenger.