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Posted: Friday, 20 September 2013 12:10PM

Northern Michigan Senator To Tea Party Critic: Screw You



State Senator Howard Walker of Traverse City is getting some attention on social media after a video surfaced of him telling off a Tea Party radio host at a Republican luncheon this week. Brian Sommerfield told Walker the only reason the Medicaid expansion bill passed was because of "weak Republicans" who joined Democrats.

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After that initial blast, some in the audience asked what Senator Walker had said to Sommerfield, so he repeated it...

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Walker is not running for re-election and had been threatened with a Tea Party challenge for his support of Governor Snyder's Medicaid expansion. The comment was made at an event in Emmet County.

   

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