Some tea party nominees could be weak general election candidates. Others could change the Senate. Here are six key primaries to watch.
Democrats have certainly taken up the issue with gusto in recent days, sensing a political advantage, but there's little question where the chatter started.
Jeb Bush's 'act of love' comment on illegal immigration was instant grist for the Colbert humor mill, but the GOP conservative backlash signals that it could also be a showstopper for 2016.
Cruz's advance for the book would reportedly be the largest for a conservative politician in years, surpassing Sarah Palin's.