Tea Party 2.0: Upgraded For 2012

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While loud and raucous rallies are still a part of the tea party toolbox, the movement, which came to life over dissatisfaction with big government and anger over government bailouts and President Barack Obama's health care reform, is evolving.

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    House and Senate Republican leaders told President Barack Obama Thursday that they will refuse to nominate candidates to serve on an advisory board that is to play a role in holding down Medicare costs under the new health care act. More
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    02/1/2016 - 3:39 pm | View Link
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    A Tea Party favorite who built a strong operation in the state, Mr. Cruz stressed his conservative credentials as he sought support from Iowans who
    02/1/2016 - 12:24 pm | View Link
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  • Ted Cruz: Tea Party firebrand aims to storm White House - Yahoo! News
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  • Teddy bear tea party at the Fall River YMCA a real treat
    FALL RIVER — Probably none on the world is so hard-hearted that he or she can attend a teddy bear tea party without smiling. So, four floors up over the cold street, on a Saturday morning, in the YMCA on North Main Street in Fall River, there was a teddy ...
    02/14/2016 - 1:12 am | View Link
  • Tea party summit puts focus on local elections, conventions
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    02/13/2016 - 3:00 pm | View Link
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    02/13/2016 - 2:49 pm | View Link
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    02/13/2016 - 2:19 pm | View Link
  • Establishment, or Tea Party? Tough to tell Texas GOP sides
    Texas Republicans come in almost as many flavors as Blue Bell, with some political swirls mixing in as party primary voting begins Tuesday. For example, former Gov. Rick Perry is a Tea Party insurgent in the Tarrant County sheriff’s race, backing pistol ...
    02/13/2016 - 11:47 am | View Link
  • Fun for all at Wonderland Tea Party
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    02/13/2016 - 10:35 am | View Link
  • Tea Party Play coming to East Bay??
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    02/13/2016 - 6:23 am | View Link
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  • The Truth About the Tea Party | Rolling Stone
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    02/12/2016 - 4:23 am | View Link
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