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Bush-era GOP flaws said to spark Tea Party

Jan. 30, 2011 at 10:49 PM   |   Comments

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WASHINGTON, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- The Tea Party movement is a result of GOP failures under the George W. Bush presidency, the Virginia Tea Party Patriots head and a U.S. Senate candidate said.

"The Tea Party movement would not exist today if the Republicans had not failed under the Bush years," the weekly National Journal quoted Jamie Radtke Sunday as telling the Senate Tea Party caucus.

On Dec. 12, the Virginia native entered the Republican field for the 2012 U.S. Senate election that includes George Allen, a former U.S. senator and Virginia governor, for the opportunity to face Sen. Jim Webb, D-Va., who has not yet said if he will run for a second term.

Radtke told the caucus Thursday that, if elected, she would join the group started by Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., and would support Paul's bill to cut $500 billion in federal spending.

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