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Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Tea Party Group Mulls Third Party Candidate

Mark Meckler, co-founder of one of the largest Tea Party groups, Tea Party Patriots, recently told the Los Angeles Times that if Mitt Romney were to become the GOP nominee, “it would cause a drop-off of enthusiasm.”

So how likely are Tea Party activists to turn to a third party candidate in the general election? And what does the Tea Party want to hear in Tuesday night’s debate?

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