Friday, November 8, 2013

Gov.Palin To Address Gathering:"Iowa fundraiser featuring Sen. Mike Lee a 'rallying point' for tea party"

From: Deseret News
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DES MOINES, Iowa — A fundraiser Saturday for the Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition featuring Utah Sen. Mike Lee is turning into a call to arms for the tea party after this week's high-profile losses in races around the country.
With other speakers, including former GOP vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin, the Friends of the Family banquet can help mobilize activists against mainstream Republicans and others turning on tea party conservatives.
Their job will be to counter concerns the GOP was damaged by the battle led by Lee and other tea party members of Congress over the Affordable Care Act that led to a federal government shutdown and a near-default on the nation's debts.
"You have to have a showdown," said Steve Scheffler, Iowa's GOP national committeeman and president of the influential coalition, part of a national effort to bring together tea party and evangelical Christian Republicans.
Scheffler said