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Posted on 11/11/2010 11:20:50 AM PST by Tribune7
A standing-room-only crowd of 50 attended this morning's post-election meeting of Philadelphia-area tea party groups for a panel discussion moderated by journalist Chris Freind at a conference room at The Union League of Philadelphia.
The panel was Diana Reimer of the Philadelphia Tea Party Patriots, Jennifer Turner Stefano of the Conservative Leadership Coalition, Lisa Esler of Delaware County Patriots, Diane Canney of Valley Forge Patriots, Teri Adams of the Independence Hall Tea Party Association, and Kevin Kelly of The Loyal Opposition, which hosted the event.
Before the discussion started the group was given a bit of good news from the Washington D.C.-based Americans for Tax Reform which reported that it was expecting the Bush tax cuts to be extended, in their entirety, for two years.
Much of the panel discussion involved the problem of Philadelphia which gave the Democrats 280,000 more votes than the GOP on Nov. 2. It was noted that if Philadelphia margin had been the same as it was during recent presidential elections -- Democrat votes in the city exceeded Republicans by 478,000 in 2008 and 412,000 in 2004 -- Democrats Joe Sestak and Dan Onorato would have won the senate and governor races respectively.
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