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Amanda Terkel On Olbermann: Tea Party Extremism May Work Against GOP

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HuffPost reporter Amanda Terkel joined Keith Olbermann on MSNBC's "Countdown" Tuesday night to discuss the possibility that tea party extremism may hurt Republicans in November's midterm elections.

"What I think we're seeing the White House doing is saying [to voters] look, you may be more conservative than us, but these candidates like Sharron Angle don't really represent your conservative values," Terkel said. "Calling for abolishing the Department of Education or cutting back on Social Security -- these aren't conservative proposals, these are very radical, and the White House is trying to say look, if you put these people into office, that's what is going to happen."

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