Politics
8:00 am
Sat July 9, 2011

Tea Party's Voice Booms Over Debt Talks

Fighting deficits is a core belief of the Tea Party, which emerged as a significant force in the 2010 midterm elections, especially in the Republican Party. Host Scott Simon talks with New York Times reporter Kate Zernike about the Tea Party's influence on the deficit and debt ceiling talks, as well as the resulting impact on the GOP.