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Tea party groups poised to influence races in Arizona, around nation

What began last year as rallies to protest government spending has emerged as a political force that could influence elections across the nation.

Despite the lack of central tea party organization and some internal disagreement, three basic principles unite them: fiscal responsibility, limited government and support of a free market.

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Schweikert win sets up rematch with Mitchell

David Schweikert has spent two years itching for a rematch with U.S. Rep. Harry Mitchell, and with a commanding win in the Republican primary for Arizona's 5th Congressional District, he'll get another chance in a far more favorable atmosphere.

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Republicans scramble to take on Mitchell in CD5 (access required)

With few policy positions separating the frontrunners in Arizona’s 5th Congressional District, the candidates are relying on their qualifications, credibility and their ability to defeat incumbent Democratic Rep. Harry Mitchell in November as they seek the Republican nomination.

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Schweikert says he’s wrapped up CD-5 GOP primary (access required)

David Schweikert will carry the most cash into the final stretch of the Republican primary for Congressional District 5, but the former Maricopa County treasurer said he is so confident about winning the GOP nomination that he’ll save most of his war chest for the general election.

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