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Tea Party And 'Occupy': Can't They All Get Along?

The Occupy Wall Street movement is continuing to spread around the U.S., and political observers are picking up on comparisons with the conservative Tea Party movement. Richard Harwood, of the Harwood Institute for Public Innovation, recently penned an article calling on the two groups to explore their common ground. Host Michel Martin speaks with Harwood, as well as Shelby Blakely of the Tea Party Patriots, and Kyle Christopher, an Occupy Wall Street participant.

Drawing Parallels Between Tea Party And 'Occupy'

Tell Me More continues examining comparisons between the Tea Party and the Occupy Wall Street movements. Host Michel Martin is joined by Richard Harwood, founder of the Harwood Institute for Public Innovation; Shelby Blakely, citizen journalist and coordinator for the Tea Party Patriots; and Kyle Christopher, a Occupy Wall Street participant.

Report: Prominent Obama Fundraisers Have Ties To Lobbyists

The president campaign has "relied on prominent supporters who are active in the lobbying industry to raise millions of dollars for his re-election bid," The New York Times reports.
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Lawsuit Filed Against Maryland Redistricting Map

Maryland's redistricting plan for Congressional districts, which was approved last week, is facing its first legal challenge.


Rep. Ryan On Occupy Protests, Income Inequality

Ari Shapiro talks with Republican Congressman Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, chairman of the House Budget Committee.