Fiscal cliff debate shows enduring power of Tea Party

December 29, 2012   // 0 Comments

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images by Perry Bacon, Jr., theGrio Rumors of the demise of the Tea Party have been greatly exaggerated. The victory of Mitt Romney in the GOP primaries over more conservative opponents, the resounding reelection of President Obama and defeat of Tea Party favorites like Florida’s Allen West suggested that the movement was much weaker than when it rose to power in 2010....

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