Politico - Matt Kibbe: The tea party was not an Election Day loser

House incumbents like Bobby Schilling (Illinois.), Nan Hayworth (New York), Roscoe Bartlett (Maryland), Frank Guinta (New Hampshire), and Chip Cravaack (Minnesota), who scored 33 percent, 25 percent, 38 percent, 40 percent and 25 percent respectively on the FreedomWorks Legislative Scorecard, lost their seats. In other words, when given the opportunity to spend more taxpayer money and to expand the size and power of the federal government, these elected officials did it over 50 percent of the time.
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