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Tea Party Express to roll through Carson Wednesday

BRIAN DUGGAN

Carson City will be included in a 38-city national bus tour tomorrow when the Tea Party Express II rolls into town for a political rally Wednesday morning.

Organizers said the tour is trumpeting conservative causes and policies during its 19-day trip around the nation, ending on Nov. 12 in Orlando. The first Tea Party Express tour started in late August and ended on Sept. 12 in Washington, D.C., for a rally on the National Mall.

The Web site for the national tour says it is a “countdown to judgment day,” for elected leaders seeking reelection in 2010, which includes Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev.

The event starts at 8:30 a.m. in Fuji Park, 601 Old Clear Creek Rd. The bus is expected to arrive at 9:30 a.m. and leave by 11 a.m.

Speakers will include Republican U.S. Senate candidates Robin Titus and Sharron Angle and state Assemblyman James Settelmeyer, R-Gardnerville, who is running for the state Senate.

Sue Kyle, a retired Carson Valley woman who is organizing the local event, said the Wednesday rally is not for the GOP, but an event for conservatives.

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“Whether they have an “R” or “D” at the end of their name is not important to me,” Kyle said. “They need to be a conservative for me to support them.”

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