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By Mark Davis
The nation founders, the Lone Star State thrives
Topic - Ford O'Connell
Republicans on Tuesday will cast votes in the two states where they are most vulnerable heading into November's elections — Georgia and Kentucky — where primaries could leave the GOP champions bruised as they prepare to face strong female Democrats.
House Speaker John A. Boehner, who has tangled repeatedly with the right wing of the Republican Party, has not been invited to this week's Conservative Political Action Conference.
Some new senators make a point of keeping their heads down and their media profiles low as they get the lay of the land on Capitol Hill.
"The conservative tea party folks wanted a scalp on their mantle," said Ford O'Connell, a GOP strategist.