Republicans seek 'Tea Party' allies

Hundreds attend first convention of the growing conservative movement.

    The Tea Party political movement in the United States has been gaining momentum since early last year by appealing to conservative Americans who want lower taxes and smaller government.
     
    Hundreds of people are attending the first Tea Party convention in Nashville, Tennessee. And its something the Republican Party has taken a keen interest in.

    Al Jazeera's Cath Turner reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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