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Woodbury resident Jake Duesenberg spoke Thursday, April 4, at the inaugural meeting of the East Metro Tea Party. Bulletin photo by Mike Longaecker

Party time: New political group sprouts up in east metro

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For Jake Duesenberg, it's never too late to hold a party.

Though the Tea Party movement saw its biggest surges more than three years ago, Duesenberg, a Woodbury resident, last week unveiled the East Metro Tea Party.


As he sees it, the moment is just as urgent now as it's ever been to arrange the organization.

"The federal debt's not getting any lower," Duesenberg said.

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Mike Longaecker
Mike Longaecker is the regional public safety reporter for RiverTown Multimedia. His coverage area spans St. Croix and Pierce counties. Longaecker served from 2011-2015 as editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. A University of Wisconsin-River Falls graduate, Longaecker previously reported for the Red Wing Republican Eagle and for the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker
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