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Tea Party in DC

>> Aug 29, 2010

Tea Party members descended on DC this weekend for multiple events, culminating with Glenn Beck's "Restoring Honor" rally on the National Mall on Saturday.

Attendees were able to take free yard signs for Congressional candidates, including Tea Party favorites Marco Rubio and Rand Paul, during the FreedomWorks sponsored Take America Back Convention at DAR Constitution Hall, in Washington, Friday, Aug. 27, 2010. (Drew Angerer/The New York Times)


Glenn Beck points to God while he speaks during a surprise appearance during the FreedomWorks sponsored Take America Back Convention at DAR Constitution Hall, in Washington, Friday, Aug. 27, 2010. (Drew Angerer/The New York Times)


Supporters cheer Rep. Michelle Bachman during her remarks at the FreedomWorks sponsored Take America Back Convention at DAR Constitution Hall, in Washington, Friday, Aug. 27, 2010. (Drew Angerer/The New York Times)


FreedomWorks Chairman and former House Majority Leader Dick Armey is seen prior to the Take America Back Convention at DAR Constitution Hall, in Washington, Friday, Aug. 27, 2010. (Drew Angerer/The New York Times)


FreedomWorks Chairman and former House Majority Leader Dick Armey speaks to the crowd during the FreedomWorks sponsored Take America Back Convention at DAR Constitution Hall, in Washington, Friday, Aug. 27, 2010. (Drew Angerer/The New York Times)




Supporters wait outside DAR Constitution Hall before the Take America Back Convention, in Washington, Friday, Aug. 27, 2010 (Drew Angerer/The New York Times)


The large crowd gathered on the National Mall during Glenn Beck's "Restoring Honor" rally, in Washington, Saturday, Aug. 28, 2010. (Drew Angerer/The New York Times)


Tea Partier William Temple, from Brunswick, GA, dressed as Button Gwinnett, a signer of the Declaration of Independence from Georgia, rallied supporters prior to Glenn Beck's "Restoring Honor" rally on the National Mall, in Washington, Saturday, Aug. 28, 2010. (Drew Angerer/The New York Times)


Sharyn Auger and Deani Jordan, both of Lakeland, Florida, voice their support for the Tea Party movement prior to the start of Glenn Beck's "Restoring Honor" rally on the National Mall, in Washington, Saturday, Aug. 28, 2010. (Drew Angerer/The New York Times)



Denise Kite, of Blanchard, Oklahoma, bows her head in prayer during an invocation at Glenn Beck's "Restoring Honor" rally on the National Mall, in Washington, Saturday, Aug. 28, 2010. (Drew Angerer/The New York Times)



Joseph Jaspers, of Cincinnati, Ohio, watches from a tree to get a better view of Sarah Palin's speech during Glenn Beck's "Restoring Honor" rally on the National Mall, in Washington, Saturday, Aug. 28, 2010. (Drew Angerer/The New York Times)


The crowd is seen on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial during Glenn Beck's "Restoring Honor" rally on the National Mall, in Washington, Saturday, Aug. 28, 2010. (Drew Angerer/The New York Times)


Men dressed as Revolutionary-era Patriots walk near the Washingon Monument after Glenn Beck's "Restoring Honor" rally on the National Mall, in Washington, Saturday, Aug. 28, 2010. (Drew Angerer/The New York Times)


Anna Kramskaya, a student at American University, sold Tea Party themed buttons during Glenn Beck's "Restoring Honor" rally on the National Mall, in Washington, Saturday, Aug. 28, 2010. (Drew Angerer/The New York Times)


Rev. Al Sharpton leads a march along Constitution Ave in rememberence of Martin Luther King Junior, in Washington, Saturday, Aug. 28, 2010. (Drew Angerer/The New York Times)


Self proclaimed Tea Party Patriot Larry Maxwell, of Patterson, NY, wipes sweat off his face at the Lincoln Memorial during Glenn Beck's "Restoring Honor" rally on the National Mall, in Washington, Saturday, Aug. 28, 2010. (Drew Angerer/The New York Times)



***All photos copyright Drew Angerer and The New York Times***






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