Republican Tea Party Fear Outlasts Primaries

Do Republican incumbents fear a primary challenge more than a general election?
He's not finished talking.

Robert Boatright, who knows more about Congressional primary elections than anyone, evaluates this year's almost-complete cycle of Republican primaries and concludes that, yes, margins of victory are falling, but, no, incumbents aren't really in any more trouble than usual. (That's pretty much where I came down in a less rigorous first look).

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