NewsMax reports that today the Tea Party Express unveiled the list of candidates it will
support as well as target for defeat in the midterm elections.
Among the candidates is former Reno, Nev., assemblywoman Sharron Angle, who is
in the race to unseat U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Fox News reported.
Angle is among a handful of “heroes” tea party members say they are supporting.
That list also includes new candidates and incumbents former Florida Speaker
Marco Rubio, who is running for the U.S. Senate; Rand Paul, son of Rep. Ron
Paul, who’s running for the U.S. Senate seat from Kentucky; former Rep. Pat
Toomey, who is challenging Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter; and South Carolina
Sen. Jim DeMint. All are Republicans.
In a target list released Thursday, the Tea Party Express said it is taking aim
in the Senate at Specter and Sen. Blanche Lincoln, D-Ark., and in the House, at
Reps. Betsy Markey, D-Colo.; Alan Grayson, D-Fla.; Baron Hill, D-Ind.; Barney
Frank, D-Mass.; Dina Titus, D-Nev.; John Spratt, D-S.C., Tom Perriello, D-Va.;
Gerry Connolly, D-Va.; and Alan Mollohan, D-Va.
Here is the entire list of endorsements the Tea Party Express released Thursday.
California — Chuck Devore (R)
Florida — Marco Rubio (R)
Kansas — Todd Tiahrt (R)
Kentucky — Rand Paul (R)
Nevada — Sharron Angle (R)
Pennsylvania — Pat Toomey (R)
South Carolina — Jim DeMint (R)
California — 4th Congressional District, Tom McClintock (R)
Georgia — 6th, Tom Price (R)
Idaho — 1st, Walt Minnick (D)
Indiana — 6th, Mike Pence (R)
Minnesota — 6th, Michele Bachmann (R)
South Carolina — 2nd, Joe Wilson (R)
Tennessee — 7th, Marsha Blackburn (R)