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Steve Stockman: ‘We’re the David Against Goliath’ in Cornyn Senate Fight
News 92 FM Houston ^ | 2/19/14 | Bonnie Petrie and Mike Barajas

Posted on 02/19/2014 11:47:11 AM PST by jimbo123

With the primary election just two weeks away, one of the most closely watched contests is the Republican race for the U.S. Senate seat held by John Cornyn.

Clear Lake Republican Congressman Steve Stockman is challenging incumbent Sen. John Cornyn in the Republican primary for U.S. Senate from Texas.

Stockman, who acknowledges an uphill battle, says “We are the David against Goliath” in this race. “Well, its rough. I mean every race I have ever done has always been an uphill battle. And almost everybody says I can’t win,” Stockman said. ” But clearly one person thinks I can win, John Cornyn, because he wouldn’t be spending millions in such a fashion.”

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: cornyn; johncornyn; stevestockman; stockman

1 posted on 02/19/2014 11:47:11 AM PST by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

Texans, please deny Cornyn a clear majority. Force him in a run-off.
That alone will send shock waves through-out the country and would
certainly help other Tea Party candidates build momentum in other
Senate races going into the primaries.

It would help in so many different ways.
More money donated to Tea Party candidates, more grassroots enthusiasm .


2 posted on 02/19/2014 12:03:14 PM PST by tennmountainman (Just Say No To Obamacare)
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To: jimbo123

Who’s running as a Democrat? The press hates the Tea Party, if Stockman wins can he really win the election?


3 posted on 02/19/2014 12:08:56 PM PST by Beowulf9
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To: Beowulf9
A democrat isn't going to get that seat.

/johnny

4 posted on 02/19/2014 12:15:46 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Beowulf9

Democrats are terrible. The GOP nominee will win for sure, even Stockman. That’s why the RATS wan’t to keep Cornyn in office.


5 posted on 02/19/2014 12:16:38 PM PST by jimbo123
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To: tennmountainman; Marcella; potlatch; jimbo123; Texas Fossil; ExTexasRedhead; TXRed; ...
Texans, please deny Cornyn a clear majority. Force him in a run-off.

I hear there are several other candidates in the race, so Cornyn getting less than 50% could happen.

Has anyone seen any polls, for what they are worth?

6 posted on 02/19/2014 12:18:30 PM PST by justiceseeker93
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To: tennmountainman

Cornyn voted to stop debate on the debt limit and therefore voted for a bill giving NO LIMIT to spending. He is not a conservative. He is running scared because people in Texas have been giving him hell and I don’t mean just a little bit.


7 posted on 02/19/2014 12:19:54 PM PST by SADMILLIE
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To: Beowulf9

U.S. Senator - Democrat candidates

David M. Alameel
Harry Kim
Kesha Rogers
Maxey Marie Scherr
Michael “Fjet” Fjetland

In 2012, Alameel spent $4.5 million running for the U.S. House from a new district
in Fort Worth but finished fourth in a crowded Democratic primary field.

Read more here: http://www.newsobserver.com/2014/02/18/3632901/democratic-hopefuls-trade-barbs.html#storylink=cpy


8 posted on 02/19/2014 12:25:06 PM PST by deport
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To: justiceseeker93

Has anyone seen any polls, for what they are worth?

************

I’ve asked that question and looked but can’t find anything worth talking about.
There was on recent but it only compared Cornyn/Stockman leaving out the other
six candidates. I’m sure at least Cornyn has taken some polls and that maybe
why he’s flooded the airways with ads, etc. In any case we’ll know in 13 days
what the real poll says, primary Mar. 4th.


9 posted on 02/19/2014 12:30:49 PM PST by deport
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To: deport

David M. Alameel is the likely nominee, and he has TV commercials too. He also carries the backing of the popular Wendy Davis.


10 posted on 02/19/2014 12:34:30 PM PST by Theodore R. (Alas: TX Republicans to endorse Cornball and George P! Stay tuned March 4)
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To: jimbo123

Early voting started yesterday.

I voted and Cornyn did NOT receive my vote in the primary.


11 posted on 02/19/2014 12:48:20 PM PST by Hulka
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To: justiceseeker93

A needle in a hay stack is where those dang polls are.

Even the opponents can’t seem to cough up a poll.

Does the silence mean Cornyn is in real trouble with run off, or that the opponents are still not enough?

When Texas media drags its feet publishing regular results of the crony crowd, it should mean a run off is more than a little possible.

Just got a poll call while posting this reply, so there is polling going on— just no regular streaming results.

This one asks if the election were held today, would you vote for Cornyn or Stockman?

The voice pronounced Cornyn’s name “Corn-yun”. Out of state pollster? RNC? (I just didn’t catch the name.)


12 posted on 02/19/2014 12:58:17 PM PST by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: RitaOK
Cornyn is in trouble. he is flooding the airways with ads trying to convince everyone he is THE conservative and “fights obama every day.”

Riiiiight. . . .

The Dallas Morning News endorsed Cornyn for the republican primary. . .and TDMN is a left-wing rag. . .so you KNOW if TDMN endorsed him this means the guy is a lib and won't fight for conservatives, and if he wins the seat, he will be the LEAST conservative/republican of them all.

When I voted yesterday I took the section of TDMN paper that had their republican picks and that pretty much told me who not to vote for. . .mostly on down-ticket offices as I already knew the best picks for governor, Lt gov, attny gen and senator.

13 posted on 02/19/2014 1:53:09 PM PST by Hulka
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To: Beowulf9

Of course.

Democrats don’t have anyone in Texas like Mike McIntyre or John Barrow who would be good senate candidates relative to what they have. They dont someone less liberal than Mark Pryor.

An open borders, La Raza backed, gun grabbing Democrat won’t win this race in 2014. Whoever wins the primary will have millions from conservative and gun groups.

There are a lot of low information GOP voters who are backing Cornyn based on this false premise.


14 posted on 02/19/2014 1:57:07 PM PST by ObamahatesPACoal
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To: Hulka

Kudos!

Do you agree Cornyn pouring money into his campaign is also a play for dem votes, in these TEXAS open primaries, to make up for the loss of TP voters, who are on the war path for RINO removal?


15 posted on 02/19/2014 2:07:08 PM PST by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: justiceseeker93
Has anyone seen any polls, for what they are worth?

The Lone Star Tea Party is running a poll on their site for every contested seat in the state, which includes the U.S. Senate seat currently being vandalized by Cornyn.

Go here:

Lone Star Tea Party

16 posted on 02/19/2014 2:19:32 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Theodore R.

Like most Democrats, Alameel takes strong issue with Cornyn on immigration policy. Cornyn has opposed so-called “comprehensive” reform that would allow eventual citizenship for the 11 million people in the country illegally.

http://trailblazersblog.dallasnews.com/2013/12/david-alameel-wealthy-dallas-dentist-enters-senate-fray-vs-john-cornyn.html/

Im sure that will sell in 2014 in Texas. More gun grabbing voters.

Cornyn hasn’t opposed it. He wants to pass it in 2015. Alameel wants immediate passage.


17 posted on 02/19/2014 2:22:07 PM PST by ObamahatesPACoal
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To: Windflier

The incumbents are getting creamed in this poll.


18 posted on 02/19/2014 3:39:25 PM PST by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: VerySadAmerican
The incumbents are getting creamed in this poll.

Well, it is a Tea Party poll, so it's not necessarily representative of the broader demographics of voters in the state. Still, it does give you an idea of where Tea Party members' choices lie.

19 posted on 02/19/2014 3:50:34 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: jimbo123

Stockman is the crazy person....David my a**.


20 posted on 02/19/2014 4:26:25 PM PST by DallasSun
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To: RitaOK
Yes, I think that may very well be true.

On primary day you must declare which primary you are voting in and you are then unable to vote in another party's primary. So, Cornyn trying to sound conservative while at the same time appealing to TDMN and other libs, he is trying to make up for the loss of TP voters. . .and thing is, TDMN and libs would not be upset if Cornyn wins the primary AND the election, after all, he supports them and is known to give up the fight early and cave at every opportunity and stab other conservatives in the back. My gawd. . .Cruz won and is hugely popular in Texas but yet, Cornyn is attacking and insulting Cruz,. . .insulting Texas conservative voters. IS Cornyn insane? No. But he is a political animal that would jump sides easily if the political environment shifts in Texas.

Coryn is a person of no honor and character. Cruz is a MAN of honor and character.

Whew. . .rant off.

21 posted on 02/20/2014 8:30:33 AM PST by Hulka
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To: Hulka

Zactly.

It is increasingly dangerous to continue with open primaries, in times such as these. Inexcusable for TEXAS Republican Committee members to sleep through addressing any plan to stop it.


22 posted on 02/20/2014 9:03:44 AM PST by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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