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After Firestorm Over Racist Post, Mark Williams Demoted On Tea Party Websites

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Joe Wierzbicki, the coordinator for TPE and the PAC, confirmed that the changes were made to the websites Friday after press inquiries surrounding Williams' controversial blog post. Williams removed the post Friday, but the controversy surrounding it has continued.

"That was what prompted reporters to ask," Wierzbicki said of the controversy, "and so we thought 'we better go get [the website] addressed right now.'"

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