Tea Party Still a Force, Despite Some Losses



Tea Party still a force, despite some losses (via AFP)

Despite a handful of high-profile losses by Tea Party-backed candidates, the anti-tax, small-government movement solidified its imprint in the US Congress, with the bulk of its lawmakers re-elected. Some Democrats took Tuesday’s election — in which President Barack Obama defeated Republican Mitt Romney…



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  • sheknows

    Interesting, here is Boehner defending the Tea Party goals and stating that they coincide to all Republicans. Is this the same man who is going into negotiations with the president regarding our fiscal future?
    The goals of the Tea Party are rather extreme..wouldnt you say. While they want less government involvement on the one hand, they want larger corporate involvement on the other. ( but at the same time want more religious involvement in our schools and our medical decisions). If this is how Boehner understands his constituency, we better brace for a devasting impact as they try to drive us over the cliff.