Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Organizers said Monday they were pleased with the turnout of about 700 conservatives, many of them Tea Party members, from around the nation who rallied Saturday in a pasture just north of Jefferson City.
Those attending the Rally for Common Sense parked their cars in a field used to grow corn last year to hear former presidential candidate Herman Cain urge them to make their voices heard by voting in November.
In 90-degree heat, most of the crowd headed away from the main stage to the shade of nearby trees during a full day of speeches and musical entertainment.
Cain has suspended his campaign for the Republican nomination for president.
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