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National Journal interviews Marco Rubio about Tea Parties

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Former Florida state House Speaker Marco Rubio got a boost in his bid for the Republican nomination for Florida’s open Senate seat when he was recently endorsed by FreedomWorks Chairman Dick Armey. Armey, a former House majority leader, and FreedomWorks have tapped into the conservative grassroots, helping to organize what’s now known as the tea party movement. recently spoke with Rubio about what kind of relationship he and the Republican Party should have with the tea party movement. Read the interview here.

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