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Mon Feb 11, 2013, 11:02 PM

Largest tea party group plans to challenge Rove

Washington Post
In Print: Tuesday, February 12, 2013

WASHINGTON The internal conflicts that have roiled the Republican Party since its dismal showing in November appear to be deepening as conservative activists and tea party officials have begun to resist an establishment effort to blame them for the GOP's 2012 troubles.

The nation's largest tea party organization is launching a new federal political action committee, Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund, aimed at challenging GOP incumbents and other establishment candidates to adopt more conservative positions.

"If we are going to change Washington and save America, the tea party movement must hold every politician who supports higher taxes and even higher spending accountable regardless of their political party. If that means we have to defeat some of these big-government politicians in primaries, so be it," said Jenny Beth Martin, national coordinator of Tea Party Patriots, in a statement released Friday ...

http://www.tampabay.com/news/politics/national/largest-tea-party-group-plans-to-challenge-rove/1274821

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struggle4progress Feb 2013 OP
Angry Dragon Feb 2013 #1
charmay Feb 2013 #2
thucythucy Feb 2013 #3
kestrel91316 Feb 2013 #4
TxDemChem Feb 2013 #5
bobclark86 Feb 2013 #6

Response to struggle4progress (Original post)

Mon Feb 11, 2013, 11:07 PM

1. Tea Party declares war on Rove

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Response to struggle4progress (Original post)

Mon Feb 11, 2013, 11:15 PM

2. Keep on!

Challenge away!

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Response to struggle4progress (Original post)

Mon Feb 11, 2013, 11:25 PM

3. I love the alliteration in

"roiled the Republican Party."

Here's to years of rip-roaring Republican roiling!

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Response to struggle4progress (Original post)

Mon Feb 11, 2013, 11:45 PM

4. Let me guess - KKKarl is too liberal for them?

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Tue Feb 12, 2013, 07:53 AM

5. I'm ready for a throw-down

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Response to struggle4progress (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2013, 12:47 PM

6. Go for it!

It worked sooo well for the GOP in NY's 2010 gubernatorial race. I mean, when Carl Paladino got the nod over Rick Lazio, it worked wonders! I mean, look how well he did against Andrew Cuomo in that race.

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