List of Tea Party Express Midterm Endorsements

Thursday, 15 Apr 2010 12:18 PM

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On Thursday, 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" the Tea Party says it's 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, 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.

Senate Candidates:

Calif. - 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)

House Candidates:

Calif.-4 Tom McClintock (R)
Ga.-6 Tom Price (R)
Idaho-1 Walt Minnick (D)
Ind.-6 Mike Pence (R)
Minn.-6 Michele Bachmann (R)
S.C. -2 Joe Wilson (R)
Tenn.-7 Marsha Blackburn (R)



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