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Published on Friday, November 16, 2012

Tea Party movement evaporates in Will County

“People think of it as bad, but our message was just about fiscal conservatism,” he said.

When the local Tea Party movement started in 2008, people were fed up with the country’s trillion-dollar deficits and corporate bailouts, said Tim Kraulidis, who co-founded the Joliet Tea Party.

In September 2009, an estimated 5,000 people attended a New Lenox event featuring the national Tea Party Express, which was targeting “out-of-control tax-and-spend policies of Congress.”

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