If it’s going to be hand-to-hand combat, let’s go prepared.
According to the LA Times, Obama said that “A Republican majority in Congress would mean ‘hand-to-hand combat’ on Capitol Hill for the next two years.”
I say – bring it on! Election Day is coming right up and that gives us a great chance to send tested warriors.
I’ve gone through the list of House seats that are still in play according to RCP and have highlighted those where the candidate is a veteran, according to their webpage bio. I have listed them in order from most at risk of a Democratic win to least at risk, but ALL of these races are still close and the candidates could use your help. Each candidate’s name links to their website.
MA-4 Sean Bielat US Marine Corps
OH-6 Bill Johnson US Air Force
RI-1 John J. Loughlin US Army Reserve, RI National Guard
OK-2 Charles Thompson US Army
MN-8 Chip Cravaack US Navy
WI-3 Dan Kapanke US Marine Corps, WI National Guard
ME-2 Jason Levesque US Army
WV-3 Spike Maynard US Air Force
MS-4 Steven Palazzo US Marine Corps, MS National Guard
IA-2 Mariannette Miller-Meeks US Army
WA-9 Dick Muri US Air Force
NY-20 Chris Gibson US Army
KY-3 Todd Lally KY Air National Guard
CO-7 Ryan Frazier US Navy
NY-13 Michael Grimm US Marine Corps
NM-2 Steve Pearce US Air Force
NC-7 Ilario Pantano US Marine Corps
MI-9 Rocky Raczkowski US Army
HI-1 Charles Djou US Army
NV-3 Joe Heck US Army
IN-9 Todd Young US Marine Corps
FL-22 Allen West US Army
AZ-8 Jesse Kelly US Marine Corps
OH-15 Steve Stivers OH National Guard
MD-1 Andy Harris US Navy
AR-1 Rick Crawford US Army
NC-8 Harold Johnson US Marine Corps
IN-8 Larry Bucshon US Navy
FL-24 Sandy Adams US Air Force
IL-11 Adam Kinzinger US Air Force
WA-8 Dave Reichert US Air Force
LA-3 Jeff Landry US Army
AR-2 Tim Griffin US Army
There are some truly inspiring stories of patriotism and heroism in the biographies above. I hope that you find some new Republicans to support, I know that I have.
And, you libs who’ve gotten your panties into a bunch, I’m speaking figuratively, if Obama was.