Though her appearance was announced only hours before, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin drew several hundred tea party activists to a rally on the Arizona Capitol lawn Oct. 22.Read More »
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There's reportedly a settlement in a lawsuit filed on behalf of a Coconino County woman who wants to wear a tea party T-shirt when going to vote on Nov. 2.Read More »
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.
The Rios family has represented Pinal County in the Arizona Legislature for the past three decades, establishing a Democratic dynasty that has withstood numerous challenges over the years. But this year a Republican with Tea Party leanings has rousted a surprising level of support in a district that has been a Democratic stronghold ever since the lines were drawn.Read More »
Tea party groups planned rallies across Arizona on Thursday to protest what they see as the federal government trampling on the rights of states and citizens.Read More »