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Congressional Republicans keep getting more conservative.

Trump fans are younger, more moderate, and earn less than the rebels of 2010.

Republicans love their party again, but not their leaders.

Protests in the streets and activist judges. The Silent Majority is getting loud.

The tea party isn't winning a lot of open seats, either.

David Brat didn't get much help from national groups. Like, none.

The Donald says he favors winning over purity -- and disses a tea party candidate in the process.

Group still punches above its weight in party.

The formula: Anti-government anger + lack of organization = supporting people who wind up hurting your case.

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