Nov 03/10 - Pt 1: Tea Party Movement
It's Wednesday November 3rd.
Stephen Harper's government is expected to approve the sale of Potash Corporation to the Australian company BHP. But approval comes with tough conditions.
Currently, BHP must agree to hire 13 Conservative MPs from Saskatchewan immediately following the next election.
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Tea Party - Panel
Republicans are back with a vengeance this morning and the fledgling Tea Party movement is getting its first real taste of political power. Last night Republicans took back the House of Representatives gaining at least 60 seats. Republicans and Tea Party supporters alike rode to office on a wave of anti-Obama anger. And starting this morning, their next task is to figure out what to do with the power and influence they have gained.
For their thoughts on that, we're joined by three people. David Frum was a speechwriter for President George Bush. He's now the editor of FrumForum.com. He was in New York. Rick Tyler is a spokesperson and strategist with former Republican House Speaker Newt Gingrich. And Sue Lynch is the President of the National Federation of Republican Women. They were in Washington.