The conservative Republican crowd that gathered on the University of Michigan Diag Wednesday night cheered loudly in support of cutting government spending, repealing national health care reforms and putting up further barriers between Mexico and the U.S. The "Take Back Congress" rally sponsored by the U-M College Republicans was organized to provide a boost to Republican congressional candidate Rob Steele's campaign heading into Tuesday's election. Thayrone X, a tea party activist who served as master of ceremonies, criticized what he called "weak sister Republicans" for reaching across the aisle and trying to work with Democrats. He said that's why Michigan and the United States has "been led to the gates of hell." Read the story here.