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Diane hosts a conversation about the evolution of the Tea Party movement. We discuss it’s goals, who belongs and how it’s shaking up the political establishment.
- Ryan Hecker an attorney, a Houston Tea Party Society activist and an organizer of the Contract From America Project.
- Diana Reimer an organizer with Philadelphia Tea Party Patriots
- Matt Kibbe president and CEO of FreedomWorks and co-author with Former House Majority Leader Dick Armey of the forthcoming book, "Give Us Liberty: A Tea Party Manifesto"
- Kate Zernike a national correspondent for The New York Times and member of the team that shared the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for explanatory reporting. Her book, "Boiling Mad -Inside Tea Party America" will be published in September.
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