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New Tea Party News Service Launches With On-The-Ground Coverage of Iowa Straw Poll
Aug 11, 2011 (05:08 PM EDT)

MAXWELL, Iowa, Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Liberty News Network, a new Tea Party news service connected to one of the largest Tea Party grassroots networks in the nation, is conducting its "beta" launch with five days of LIVE coverage of the Iowa Straw Poll from Friday, August 12th, through Tuesday, August 16th, 2011.

"The Tea Party has been the dominant story of the American political scene for the past two years and our goal is to ensure that the Tea Party news perspective is represented in Iowa this weekend," said Eric Odom, Liberty News' Director of Interactive Media who will be on site for the coverage. The live coverage of the Iowa Straw Poll will be featured on and -- a campaign-themed news site within Liberty News.

Liberty News Network is the news and information network of Grassfire Nation and the Patriot Action Network that together reach 2 million citizens through social and traditional web services. In addition to having bloggers on the ground, Liberty News will feature a video production crew on site filming and filing reports in Ames, Iowa on Saturday. Then beginning Sunday evening and throughout the day on Monday, Liberty News Network will be presenting web TV news reports with guest host Deanna Meske. "We will connect what's happening in Iowa directly to the core of the grassroots Tea Party movement," says Odom.

To track Liberty News' Iowa reporting before, during and after the Straw poll, visit Campaign Trail Report's Iowa Straw Poll Update Stream. For live updates via social media, follow Eric Odom via Facebook here and Twitter here. Catch all the Patriot Action Network updates via Twitter here.

SOURCE Grassfire Nation