Tea Party

Democrats Target Tea Party Darlings

Allen West and Michele Bachmann among the "Tea Party Mt. Rushmore"

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Democrats and progressives are making a concerted effort to rid Congress of some of its biggest tea party stars, the Republicans whom Democrats dream about defeating when they go to bed at night.

Interviews with Democrats, progressives and Republicans this week suggest their efforts aren't likely to break through across the board but there's a real chance Democrats will erase a couple of faces off the tea party Mt. Rushmore come November.