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Florida’s Tea Party, tea party movement not the same

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From The Associated Press: Florida has a Tea Party and a tea party movement, and no, they are not the same thing. As tens of thousands of angry conservative voters began protesting big government and federal spending, Fred O’Neal decided to tap into that energy and create a state-recognized political party – the Tea Party. The party now has a candidate on the 2010 ballot to challenge Democratic U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson. But many tea party activists don’t agree with…

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Florida’s Tea Party, tea party movement not the same

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From The Associated Press: Florida has a Tea Party and a tea party movement, and no, they are not the same thing. As tens of thousands of angry conservative voters began protesting big government and federal spending, Fred O’Neal decided to tap into that energy and create a state-recognized political party – the Tea Party. The party now has a candidate on the 2010 ballot to challenge Democratic U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson. But many tea party activists don’t agree with…

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