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  • Ron Paul Backs Cuccinelli, Snubs Libertarian Sarvis

    10/13/2013 8:08:21 AM PDT · by Maelstorm · 55 replies
    http://www.newsmax.com ^ | Saturday, 12 Oct 2013 11:44 AM | By Sandy Fitzgerald
    Ron Paul has endorsed Republican Ken Cuccinelli for Virginia governor, turning away from Libertarian Robert Sarvis, who many feel could bleed away GOP votes. Paul, a former Republican Texas congressman with libertarian leanings who ran for the presidency three times, did not mention Sarvis in his letter supporting Cuccinelli, reports Politico. Instead, he praised Cuccinelli as someone who will "stand up to the politicians of both parties in Washington." Polls show Cuccinelli trailing Democrat Terry McAuliffe, however the GOP candidate questioned the survey which showed the biggest gap — nine points behind his opponent. Sarvis is seen as a potential...