Tuesday’s primaries witnessed the survival of John McCain and the Tea Party striking major blows against the GOP establishment in Florida and Alaska. So how did McCain coast while other party favorites encountered big trouble? Will the Tea Party hopefuls actually win in November or just make it easier for Democrats to keep power? And is the economy officially an albatross for Democrats or could some good news in the next couple of months help Democrats? We ask Richard Benedetto, longtime White House Correspondent for USA TODAY.