‘Showdown in Searchlight’ With Sarah Palin & Tea Party Express Today

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Showdown in Searchlight’ with Sarah Palin and Tea Party Express in a small mining town of Searchlight, Nevada on March 27, 2010. Sarah Palin gathered in the desert with thousands of activists to rally against Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.

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Sarah Palin in ‘Showdown in Searchlight’

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Palin was in Searchlight, Nevada looking for explanations of what Senator Harry Reid has been doing in Washington, D.C. Some of the topics she asked for clarification is bailout for insurance companies auto makers and banks, takeover of student loans and health care, and the reason for a national energy tax.

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Sarah Palin

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Sarah Palin

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Sarah Palin

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Sarah Palin in ‘Showdown in Searchlight’

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Sarah Palin

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Sarah Palin

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Sarah Palin

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The rally today kicks off a 20-day bus tour by the Tea Party Express across the nation that will end in Washington, D.C., on April 15: tax day. The “Showdown in Searchlight” is only days after Democrats approved a big change of the U.S. health care system that is opposed by Tea Party activists who advocate for smaller government.

Bill Cody is an entertainment reporter and journalist in Las Vegas. He reports on celebrities, events, conventions, parties and all things Las Vegas. Visit VegasBill on twitter.

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