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Thu., April 15, 2010, 12:24 p.m.

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Participants in the Boise Tea Party rally on Thursday, on the Idaho Capitol steps (Betsy Russell)
Participants in the Boise Tea Party rally on Thursday, on the Idaho Capitol steps (Betsy Russell)

Here's another shot of today's Boise Tea Party rally on the Idaho Capitol steps. The crowd was pretty mixed, with people of all ages, from young parents with toddlers to older people in lawn chairs to teens. There were a few campaign signs smattered among the crowd; I saw signs for Vaughn Ward, Rex Rammell, and Merrilyn Rohner for Ada County Clerk. A small group of counter-protesters stood on a nearby corner, near a man dressed as Uncle Sam who was holding a sign proclaiming, "Uncle Sam needs Democracy, not Socialism! 




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Betsy Z. Russell
Betsy Z. Russell joined The Spokesman-Review in 1991. She currently is a reporter in the Boise Bureau covering Idaho state government and politics, and other news from Idaho's state capital.

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