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Will the Republican Leadership Face a Tea Party Rebellion?

The new Congress hasn't been seated yet but signs of a rift are already beginning to emerge between Republican leaders and Tea Party groups who were a driving force propelling many unknown candidates to victory last month.  From the tax cuts extension bill to the food safety legislation to Republican selections for key House committee leadership posts, Tea Party leaders have expressed outrage at what they perceive is a continuation of the same old Washington-style politics.

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Will the Republican Leadership Face a Tea Party Rebellion?

BY Huma Khan

The new Congress hasn't been seated yet but signs of a rift are already beginning to emerge between Republican leaders and Tea Party groups who were a driving force propelling many unknown candidates to victory last month.  From the tax cuts extension bill to the food safety legislation to Republican selections for key House committee leadership posts, Tea Party leaders have expressed outrage at what they perceive is a continuation of the same old Washington-style politics.

12/20/2010
The Man from Robbins

Senator Edwards' first in a series of New Hampshire town hall meetings went just swell last night, despite the sauna conditions in the room; the presence of former Republican state party chair Chuck McGee (who has an impressive ability to keep his hand raised); the aggressive efforts of the Citizens for a Sound Economy (whose shark-suited man behind Edwards at one point was about as good as it gets in political hijinks); and an inordinate focus on what The Note would call non-kitchen-table issues from the questioners.

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The Man from Robbins

Senator Edwards' first in a series of New Hampshire town hall meetings went just swell last night, despite the sauna conditions in the room; the presence of former Republican state party chair Chuck McGee (who has an impressive ability to keep his hand raised); the aggressive efforts of the Citizens for a Sound Economy (whose shark-suited man behind Edwards at one point was about as good as it gets in political hijinks); and an inordinate focus on what The Note would call non-kitchen-table issues from the questioners.

07/08/2003
The Man from Robbins

Senator Edwards' first in a series of New Hampshire town hall meetings went just swell last night, despite the sauna conditions in the room; the presence of former Republican state party chair Chuck McGee (who has an impressive ability to keep his hand raised); the aggressive efforts of the Citizens for a Sound Economy (whose shark-suited man behind Edwards at one point was about as good as it gets in political hijinks); and an inordinate focus on what The Note would call non-kitchen-table issues from the questioners.

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The Man from Robbins

Senator Edwards' first in a series of New Hampshire town hall meetings went just swell last night, despite the sauna conditions in the room; the presence of former Republican state party chair Chuck McGee (who has an impressive ability to keep his hand raised); the aggressive efforts of the Citizens for a Sound Economy (whose shark-suited man behind Edwards at one point was about as good as it gets in political hijinks); and an inordinate focus on what The Note would call non-kitchen-table issues from the questioners.

07/08/2003