Tea party movement could split votes in Nevada

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Reporting from Washington and Las Vegas – As the anti-establishment activists of the “tea party” movement rally in Nevada this week, a troublesome question will hang over the red-meat speeches and cheers:

Are the people most determined to oust Democrat Harry Reid the ones boosting his chances of reelection?

The movement that boasts of its decentralized structure is facing its most high-profile test in Nevada, where Republicans of all stripes have their sights on unseating the Senate majority leader. Like many voters nationwide, Nevada’s conservatives have been energized by tea party rhetoric.

But they’ve not been unified.

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