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GOP Insiders: House Leaders Can Speak For Tea Party


Tea Party members hold a Tax Day protest against 'big government and to support lower taxes, less government and more freedom' April 15, 2010 in Washington, DC.(Liz Lynch)

Democratic Insiders sounded like they couldn't wait for the GOP leader's pas de deux to begin. "Speaker Boehner will have more trouble with [Tea Party backer Republican Rep.] Michele Bachmann (Minn.) than he does with [outgoing House Speaker] Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.)," predicted one Democrat Insider. "You can't be the party of the tea party and Wall Street at the same time," averred another.

See Also: Insiders: Dems Favor Compromise, GOPers Want Confrontation in New Congress

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