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The tea party. Or is it the tea party movement? Or, is the tea party a movement, a faction, or something even less defined, like a body of ideological energy within conservatism?

Or maybe it is best described as simply the tea party wing of the Republican Party.

However it is labeled, the tea party—as amorphous a group as there is in Virginia politics today—proved once again during the June 2015 primaries just how vexing it can be to Republicans. What its supporters hoped would be a triumphant march to near-total domination of the Republican Party with the slaying of Speaker Bill Howell and several other too-moderate incumbents, turned out to be a humiliating series of losses, instead.

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