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Tough Week For Tea Party Ends With Fizzling Rally

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SOUTH CAROLINA TEA PARTY RALLY

The Columbia Tea Party went from Donald Trump to jilted chump after the celebrity businessman canceled his appearance at Thursday's State House rally, and state legislators approved tax breaks and spending that the group opposed.

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