The Tea Parties and the Consequences in Congress

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A recent study by the New York Times estimates that about 30 Tea Party candidates have a chance of getting to Congress and eight or so to the Senate. We talk with Tea Partiers and others about where they're coming from and how even a small contingent could have a big influence on Capitol Hill.

Credits

Guests:
Kate Zernike - New York Times - @kzernike, Chris Littleton - Littleton and Associates - @clittleton, Mark Herr - Organizer, Mid-South Tea Party, Jill Lepore - Harvard University / New Yorker magazine - @NewYorker, Larry Sabato - Director of the University of Virginia’s Center for Politics and editor of Sabato’s Crystal Ball. He’s author of “The Kennedy Half Century; The Presidency, Assassination, and Lasting Legacy of John F. Kennedy.” - @larrysabato, Jonathan Alter - MSNBC - @jonathanalter

Host:
Warren Olney