$1-mil­lion donor aids ‘tea party’

Los Angeles Times - - 9• 22•10 - — as­so­ci­ated press

A “tea party” group is $1mil­lion richer thanks to an anony­mous donor who wants to in­flu­ence this year’s midterm elec­tion.

The non­profit Tea Party Pa­tri­ots an­nounced it had re­ceived the do­na­tion from a sin­gle con­trib­u­tor who wants it di­vided among lo­cal co­or­di­na­tors by Oct. 4.

The group’s spokesman said that re­cip­i­ents must spend the money by Nov. 2, but they are barred from us­ing it for ads or fliers that men­tion a spe­cific can­di­date.

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