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  • n. Any of various independent, fiscally conservative political groups in the twenty-first-century United States.
  • proper n. Various independent, fiscally conservative political groups in the twenty-first-century United States, taken as a whole.

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  • The strangest part is the mainstream media throws around the term tea party and they don't understand what the Tea Party movement is all about.

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  • I have felt since the start the term Tea Party focuses too much on taxes and short changes the momentum as it goes so much deeper than taxes.

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  • "This party that we call the Tea Party is the future of politics," Palin concludes.

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  • Paul Thurmond's dad longest-serving senator in U.S. history and a South Carolina institution, made his name as a hard-core segregationist. various factions of the Tea Party movement, but Scott won the love of what I call Tea Party

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  • "This party that we call the Tea Party is the future of politics."

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  • Since, along with Peter C. Newman, I publicly warned that a victory for Rob Ford could bring "the Tea Party mentality" to Toronto, I want to question Haroon Siddiqui's glib claim that it is incorrect - indeed insulting - to suggest Ford supporters are cousins of what he calls the Tea Party yahoos.

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  • In response to the New York senator's open-mic instruction to his colleagues that they refer to the Tea Party as extremist, McConnell employed the time-tested Nuh-uh!

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  • It was therefore disappointing to see The Post contribute to this cycle of vitriol in our public discourse with a column by George F. Will that erroneously claimed I called the Tea Party racist "Charlatans' blame game," op-ed, Jan. 11.

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  • In the 325-page book, he refers to the Tea Party just once.

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  • The name Tea Party evokes -- was no doubt conjured to evoke -- deep associations with The Boston Tea Party, a stirring public challenge to corporate monopoly and monarchy studied by every American schoolchild.

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