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Tea Party Patriots Double-edged Sword for GOP

Q&A: Political scientist Kenneth Janda analyizes the possible impact of grass roots movement

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April 23, 2010 | by Brendan Cosgrove

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EVANSTON, Ill. --- A CBS News/New York Times survey says not quite 20 percent of Americans are supporters of the grass-roots Tea Party Patriots movement that has garnered significant media attention over the past few months. Kenneth Janda, Payson S. Professor Emeritus of political science, discusses the movement, what is behind it and its possible impact on the American political landscape.

Topics: People