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Sarah Palin Rejects Run for RNC Chair

Alaskan doesn't want to be GOP 'fundraiser-in-chief'

(Newser) - The number of candidates seeking to replace Michael Steele as chief of the Republican National Committee is growing by the week—but Sarah Palin has rejected calls for her to enter the fray. Tea Party Nation founder Judson Phillips wrote to the Alaskan urging her to run for the job,... More »

Tea Party Boss: Only Property Owners Should Be Able to Vote

Suggests return to 18th-century rule

(Newser) - The president of the Tea Party Nation says it “makes a lot of sense” to limit voting rights to those who own property. On the group’s radio show two weeks ago, Judson Phillips noted that the Founding Fathers stuck “certain restrictions” on voting rights; while some “... More »

Tea Party Honcho Sued Over Palin Speech Fee

Fundraiser put up $50K and didn't get ticket, promised help

(Newser) - The man who put up the $50,000 down payment for Sarah Palin's speaking fee at the National Tea Party Convention says the organizer cheated him, badmouthed him, and barred him from attending the for-profit convention. Conservative fundraiser (and Upper Deck baseball trading-card company founder) Bill Hemrick has filed a... More »

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