The tea party has won big in Texas. In virtually every Republican match up in Texas, candidates have espoused the movement's talking points, attended groups' forums, and adopted their issues.
Even among the so-call establishment candidates, "there's no doubt that their campaign rhetoric has been mimicking the tea partiers everywhere they can," said Dallas tea party activist Ken Emanuelson.
GOP voters will choose nominees for several statewide offices Tuesday, and most will be heavily favored to win the fall general election. And from tough stances on illegal immigration, to capping spending and reducing taxes, the Republican candidates have drunk the tea.
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