Corn on "Hardball": Rick Perry's Tea Party Bump

Tue Sep. 6, 2011 9:20 PM EDT

David Corn and Michael Steele joined Chris Matthews on MSNBC's Hardball to discuss Rick Perry's leap to the top of the GOP presidential field and the role the tea party has played in Perry's popularity.

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