GOP donors take aim at far right

Tea Party, others seen as hindering fight for control of Senate

Posted: February 3, 2013 at 5:31 a.m.

The biggest donors in the Republican Party are financing a new group to recruit seasoned candidates and protect Senate incumbents from challenges by far-right conservatives and Tea Party enthusiasts who Republican leaders worry could complicate the party’s efforts to win control of the Senate.

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