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Tea Party goes after GOP incumbents McConnell & Graham
nypost.com ^ | 2/4/14 | S. A. Miller

Posted on 02/04/2014 5:22:06 AM PST by cotton1706

Edited on 02/04/2014 6:55:18 AM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]

WASHINGTON ó A top Tea Party group practically declared war on the Republican Party establishment Monday, launching a super PAC to target GOP incumbents in Senate races who donít meet its conservative standards.

In announcing the move, the Tea Party Patriotsí Super PAC put a bullís-eye on Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Sen. Lindsay Graham (R-SC), who already face tough re-election contests.


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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: elections; senateraces
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1 posted on 02/04/2014 5:22:07 AM PST by cotton1706
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To: cotton1706
(Ditch) Mitch already declared war on the TEA Party.

Linda has been too much the mini-Maverick and supports Al Qaeda.

2 posted on 02/04/2014 5:24:03 AM PST by Paladin2
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To: cotton1706

John Cornyn (R-TX) too. And he’s running scared down here, with attack ads on Steve Stockman and a commercial with pictures of Cornyn gettin’ hisself a huntin’ license.


3 posted on 02/04/2014 5:26:12 AM PST by Cincinatus (Omnia relinquit servare Rempublicam)
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To: cotton1706

“goes after”?

The GOPe supports al Qaeda, arms al Qaeda,
defends Obama corruption,
refuses to investigate ANYTHING,
leaves the borders WIDE OPEN,
and has, long ago, left conservatives.


4 posted on 02/04/2014 5:27:33 AM PST by Diogenesis
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To: cotton1706
The weak, wimpy, spineless Republicans who simply want to coast in Congress, not create any waves, and who are PETRIFIED of challenging the Liberal elite have got to go.

They are killing us. They are killing this country. We ought to clean our own house before even thinking about moving on to replacing Democrats. How can this Party survive if its filled with jellyfish like McConnell, McCain, Graham, Boehner, Cantor? Sorry, but all we ever hear and see from these guys is how they want to reach across the aisle. I NEVER hear Democrats talk about reaching across the aisle, yet Republicans are obsessed with it.

Be gone!

5 posted on 02/04/2014 5:39:56 AM PST by Obadiah (I Like Ted.)
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To: Diogenesis

The Democrats are my enemy and I must carefully watch what is coming at my front.
The Republicans (e) claim to be my friend, but I must carefully look out for the KNIFE IN THE BACK.
It is sad that my “enemy” is more reliable in his actions than those who (claim) to be my “friends”.


6 posted on 02/04/2014 5:44:00 AM PST by CaptainAmiigaf (NY TIMES: We print the news as it fits our views.)
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To: Cincinatus

“John Cornyn (R-TX) too. And he’s running scared down here,”

Good to hear. What’s the feel there? Do you think he’ll be forced into a runoff in a couple of weeks? I’d love for that to be the first domino to fall.


7 posted on 02/04/2014 5:52:00 AM PST by cotton1706
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To: Cincinatus

Interesting thing about the Cornyn campaign ads referring to Cornyn as “candidate for Senate”, rather than touting his accomplishments as a 2 term Senator as well as his being the Senate Minority Whip.

What a worthless RINO.

Cornyn has to be defeated and tossed out of office.


8 posted on 02/04/2014 6:02:00 AM PST by Howie66 (Molon Labe, Traitors!)
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To: cotton1706
Limp wristed Miss Linda invited Duck Dynasty wife to the State of the Union.
That was all kinds of ironic.
9 posted on 02/04/2014 6:06:09 AM PST by RummyChick
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To: cotton1706

“The Tea Party incursion in the races has rattled national GOP officials who fear it will destroy their chance of capturing a Senate majority this year.”

Ha ha. That’s a good one.

The only thing the Establishment Party Boys are worried about is that enough squishes will be replaced by conservatives that it could slow down the growth of the behemoth. And cut off some of their K Steet money.


10 posted on 02/04/2014 6:30:19 AM PST by SharpRightTurn (White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: cotton1706
Martin said that the Tea Party can mobilize hundreds of thousands of activists that will make the PAC a force in both the primary and general elections.

Thanks for the reminder, I send my money directly to individual candidates and it's time for my contribution to Lee Bright in SC, and I'm waiting another month before I send to KY or LA.

11 posted on 02/04/2014 6:38:34 AM PST by USS Alaska (If I could...I would.)
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To: cotton1706
A top Tea Party group practically declared war on the Republican Party

At least the writer got the idea right that there a many TEA Party groups. How is one considered "top"?

12 posted on 02/04/2014 6:40:18 AM PST by Zuben Elgenubi (NOPe to GOPe)
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To: cotton1706
Cornyn is trying to bury his challengers in an avalanche of money and advertising. I don't know if that will work or not, but I do not see much push-back from Stockman (his most "famous" challenger) or any of the others.

My guess at this point is that Cornyn will survive his primary.

13 posted on 02/04/2014 6:44:25 AM PST by Cincinatus (Omnia relinquit servare Rempublicam)
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To: Cincinatus

And Lamar Alexander too.


14 posted on 02/04/2014 6:46:31 AM PST by tennmountainman (Just Say No To Obamacare)
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To: cotton1706

Should also include Boehner, Cantor, Ryan, and Rubio as far as I’m concerned.


15 posted on 02/04/2014 6:48:55 AM PST by turducken
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To: CaptainAmiigaf

The Democrats are my enemy and I must carefully watch what is coming at my front.
The Republicans (e) claim to be my friend, but I must carefully look out for the KNIFE IN THE BACK.
It is sad that my “enemy” is more reliable in his actions than those who (claim) to be my “friends”.


I think it was Patton who claimed that Nazi’s in front of him were less of a threat than the French at his back.

Different war, same principles, (politics), at war once again.


16 posted on 02/04/2014 6:54:30 AM PST by The Working Man
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To: upchuck

Linda ping.


17 posted on 02/04/2014 6:55:20 AM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: cotton1706

A trained monkey in that seat would do more good than Lindsay Graham.


18 posted on 02/04/2014 7:15:29 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Cincinatus

You better believe that Cornyn is running scared. I pray that the U.S. Senate race this time will be like the race last time between Ted Cruz and the entrenched, well-funded, RINO Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst. We all know how that came out. Personally, I’m voting for Linda Vega. I believe that she can pull the women and the Hispanic votes and win in a run-off race with Cornyn. But, I’ll vote for whomever is Cornyn’s run-off opponent. I’d vote for a one-eyed crack whore before I’d vote for Cornyn.


19 posted on 02/04/2014 7:48:13 AM PST by Din Maker
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To: cotton1706

Do you think he’ll be forced into a runoff in a couple of weeks?
____________________________________________________________________________________
You didn’t ask me, but, I’ll answer your question. It won’t be in a couple of weeks, it will be one month from today, March 4th. But, YES.... there will be a run-off. You can take that to the bank.


20 posted on 02/04/2014 7:51:29 AM PST by Din Maker
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