April 8th, 2010
02:45 PM ET

Tea Party Express to rally against Michigan's Stupak

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Dana Bash | BIO
Paul Steinhauser
CNN Political Unit

The Tea Party Express is predicting large crowds for five events Thursday and Friday aimed at unseating U.S. Rep. Bart Stupak, D-Michigan.

The events are being held in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, which is part of the Democrat's large and rural First Congressional District.

The rallies come as sources said the top two House Democrats called Stupak to urge him to stay in Congress. A Stupak spokeswoman didn't confirm or deny rumors that the lawmaker is considering retiring from Congress.

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Filed under: Democrats • Harry Reid • Tea Party
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  1. Hacketack

    I trhink the Tea Party is on the decline, when the Republican party is again in Damage Control mode, from the Script Club funds, and now they want to blame the head of the RNC and seek his resination. Sarah Paylin, and GI looking JOE the Plumber, is the Nations symble for Rhedoric, and will never amount to nothing more than hot air, so go blow.

    April 8, 2010 at 3:07 pm |

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