With a powerful Tea Party movement framing Republican policy in Washington and across the US, Fault Lines looks into the links between the Tea Party movement, the Christian conservative movement and Republican politics ahead of the GOP primaries.
As the race for the Republican presidential nomination for the 2012 elections heats up, Fault Lines follows the Iowa campaign trail to investigate the underlying forces shaping candidates’ strategies.
How have politics, religion and the far-right conservative movement reshaped the political landscape of the US?
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This Fault Lines episode first aired on Al Jazeera English 12 December 2011 at 2230 GMT.
With a powerful Tea Party movement framing Republican policy in Washington and across the United States, Fault Lines looks into the links between the Tea Party movement, the Christian conservative movement, and Republican politics ahead of the GOP primaries.
As the race to be the Republican nominee in the 2012 Presidential election heats up, Fault lines follows the Iowa campaign trail, to understand how the far-right conservative movement is reshaping the American political debate, and to open a window onto the political landscape of the United States, its religious sensibilities, its fears, and possibly its future.
“Suddenly darlings of the right not America’s cup of tea,” Matt Williams, December 3, 2011.
Photos from next Monday, December 12th’s episode on “Politics, Religion, and the Tea Party” on Al Jazeera English at 2230 GMT/5:30p EST (Watch online.)
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"Newt Gingrich strong with Iowa evangelicals, Tea Partiers," CBS News and New York Times interview research, December 6, 2011