Nightly News | January 07, 2011
>>> where we interviewed the new speaker of the house , john boehner . the newly gop controlled house, but remember, the democrats still control the senate. in on interview for sunday's "meet the press," harry reid , having just survived re-election narrowly in nevada against a tea party candidate, told david gregory the tea party contingent swept into power this last election may indeed have a short shelf life .
>> the tea party was born because of the economy. the economy is probably the worst it's ever been except for maybe the great depression. the tea party will disappear as soon as the economy gets better and the economy is getting better all the time.
>> bold prediction by the majority leader. you can see more of the interview with senator reid sunday morning on "meet the press."