ANALYSIS: Debt fight shows tea party's influence — so far (via CNN Political Ticker)

Posted: July 30, 2011 in Uncategorized

Washington (CNN) — As lawmakers this weekend try to reconcile the two dueling debt bills in the House and Senate, one of the strongest forces they have to reckon with is the influence of the tea party lawmakers. Their numbers are not overwhelming – of the 435 lawmakers in the House of Representatives, only 60 are members of the tea party caucus. Still, analysts say they have wielded outsized influence on the trajectory of the debt fight so far – … Read More

via CNN Political Ticker

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