Jim DeMint's tea party candidates
Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) has supported candidates the Republican party establishment has either ignored or actively campaigned against.
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Tea party winners come to Washington
The 2010 election brought scores of tea party-backed candidates into Washington.
Christine O'Donnell's stunning victory
Christine O'Donnell, a "tea party"-backed insurgent candidate, stunned the GOP establishment by beating nine-term Rep. Mike Castle for the Delaware Senate nomination.
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