'Daily NewsMakers with Jeff Lytle' ... Karen Harrington of Davie, GOP challenger for the Miami U.S. House seat (District 20)

National and local politics are in the spotlight.

Guests and issues on “Naples Daily NewsMakers with Jeff Lytle’’ Sunday morning at 10 on ABC7 include:

Karen Harrington of Davie, GOP challenger for the Miami U.S. House seat (District 20) now held by the chair of the Democratic National Committee, Debbie Wasserman Schultz;

Trey Radel, morning talk show host, Fox News Radio 92.5: who’s leading in Washington?

Brian Bigelow, Lee County commissioner: Should employers as Arthrex get subsidies to come to Lee?

Here are highlights of the Sunday show.

Other text and video highlights are available at naplesnews.com/newsmakers.

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NewsMakers: Karen Harrington

GOP challenger for the Miami U.S. House ...

Karen Harrington

Lytle: What will be the tea party’s role in this race?

Harrington: I think the grassroots moment is very strong. I think it really helped propel a lot of new freshmen in 2010 to Congress. I think their message is loud and clear: It doesn’t matter which party you’re from; they want to hold you accountable to the issues that are important to the people.

So I think they’ll still play a very strong factor in the up and coming elections.

Lytle: When to talk about the outcome of the elections, we think about the presidential race and the GOP field, which really hasn’t ... really hasn’t come together yet. It’s still kind of groping for direction.

What do you expect will come of that?

Harrington: Well, I think we’re still trying to find that right candidate for that position. This is going to be an election of 2012 that is monumental. I mean, we thought that 2010 was important, but honestly, our economy in the last four years has absolutely tanked. We need a real leader that understands business philosophy and things that are important in the private sector to get this eocnomy going.

So we really need a pro business candidate for the presidential race, someone that will really get our economy back on track.

Also discussed Sunday at 10 on ABC7: Health care reform.

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