Tea Party Patriots

Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference at the Marriott Wardman Park February 11, 2011 in Washington, DC. A dozen potential Republican presidental hopefuls are set to address CPAC, the largest gathering of conservative activists in the country. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Tea Party Uses Ariz. Summit To Scope Out 2012 Role

A couple of thousand tea party members convening a weekend summit in Phoenix are determined to have a say in choosing the next Republican nominee for president.