AirTalk for June 8, 2010

Is the tea party over?

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Lead loosely by former House Majority leader Dick Armey, the group’s protests have garnered no shortage of attention—and many Republican candidates re-jiggered their campaigns to appeal to the movement’s small federal government and limited spending message. But a new Washington Post/ABC News poll shows that the Tea Party’s popularity is waning. Going into Super Duper Tuesday and beyond, what might a tiny Tea Party mean for Republicans who have hitched their campaigns to the populist movement? Is the Tea tepid?

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