Jim DeMint http://wkms.org en McConnell: Tea Party Has Been a 'Good Movement' for Republican Party http://wkms.org/post/mcconnell-tea-party-has-been-good-movement-republican-party <p></p><p style="margin:0px 0px 15px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-size:15px;vertical-align:baseline;color:rgb(51,51,51);font-family:Georgia,Times,serif;line-height:22px">U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell says the Tea Party has been good for the Republican Party. Critics of the Tea&nbsp;Party blame it for costing the GOP the majority in the U.S. Senate the past four years, citing high-profile losses in Delaware, Nevada and Indiana.</p><p style="margin:0px 0px 15px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-size:15px;vertical-align:baseline;color:rgb(51,51,51);font-family:Georgia,Times,serif;line-height:22px">Last week, the leader of the Tea Party in the Senate, Jim DeMint of South Carolina, announced he was leaving to lead a think tank. But McConnell says the Tea Party has done something important for the GOP -- it's energized the party. Mon, 10 Dec 2012 11:54:30 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 25486 at http://wkms.org McConnell: Tea Party Has Been a 'Good Movement' for Republican Party