Tea Party Challengers Falling Short In GOP Primaries
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Six states held primaries on Tuesday in what turned out to be the Super Tuesday of the 2014 mid-term election cycle.
Among the many races, one of the most noteworthy was in Kentucky, where Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell beat out Tea Party challenger Matt Bevin. In fact, overall it seemed GOP voters chose “establishment” Republicans over Tea Party activists.
Hobson then turns to NPR’s digital politics editor Charlie Mahtesian to discuss the election results and what to now expect in the coming midterm elections.
- Matt Kibbe, president and CEO of FreedomWorks. He tweets @mkibbe.
- Charles Mahtesian, NPR digital politics editor. He tweets @charlieNPR.