'Repeal Amendment' Propelled By Tea Party Would Enable States To Overturn Any Act Of Congress

12/19/2010 09:19 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Kate Zernike The New York Times

The idea has been propelled by the wave of Republican victories in the midterm elections. First promoted by Virginia lawmakers and Tea Party groups, it has the support of legislative leaders in 12 states. It also won the backing of the incoming House majority leader, Representative Eric Cantor, when it was introduced this month in Congress.

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