A national shift toward conservative political values has ASU College Republicans riding the trend as the club’s membership increases. With Congressional elections coming later this year, many signs point to a more conservative shift in the nation’s thinking: the election of Gov. Bob McDonnell, R-Va., the victory of Republican Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown and the rise of the Tea Party movement. History senior Andrew Clark, chairman of the Arizona Federation of College Republicans, the organization that oversees the state’s College Republican chapters, said membership has seen a boost this school year. “It has gone up tremendously,” he said. The same grassroots tactics that helped elect Obama in 2008 are being utilized by the College Republicans today, Clark said...read more
Are there College Tea Parties?