Midterm Elections, Tea Party Influence

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The heated backlash against the Democrat's controversial health care reform push, along with the Obama administration's apparent lack of attention to the flagging economy, fueled the decentralized "Tea Party" movement, making it a force to be reckoned with during the 2010 midterm elections.

Tea Party participants expressed increased dissatisfaction toward incumbents who they perceived were passing through their own agenda without concern for the American people.

By November, voters rallied behind little-known candidates during the midterm elections. Several Tea Party candidates, many endorsed by political crown-maker Sarah Palin, came close to knocking down long-standing incumbents. Others, like Marco Rubio in Florida and Tim Scott in South Carolina, won big. The election outcome further revealed a strong link between Tea Party backers and Christian conservatives.

On CBN News' new 30-minute "The Brody File Show," launched this year, CBN News veteran political correspondent David Brody gave you exclusive interviews with top political candidates and in-depth reports on hot topic issues that concerned you.

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