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What Did Ted Cruz's Non-Filibuster Accomplish?

Some pundits think it helped only Cruz himself

(Newser) - Ted Cruz's 21-hour talk-a-thon is over , and while it may not have blocked a vote on the continuing resolution, it certainly succeeded in getting people talking. Here's what they're saying:
  • Cruz's fellow Republicans "staged an intervention" beforehand, warning him that it might hurt the party,
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Jim DeMint Becomes Hill's Top Tea Partier

South Carolina senator throws weight behind conservative insurgents

(Newser) - Jim DeMint has thrown his lot in with the hyper-conservative tea party movement, backing far-right candidates against party favorites in several key 2010 races. In the process, the South Carolina senator’s picked up a pile of enemies in the party leadership, but he’s also grown his influence. Even... More »

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