Tea Party Express Endorses a Dem

Posted: Apr 16, 2010 11:38 AM
At its last stop on the "Just Vote Them Out!" tour yesterday, the Tea Party Express unloaded its list of heroes and targets of November's midterm elections. 

Top Dem leaders and vulnerable conservative Dems are finding themselves on the Express' target list this year; at the top of the list is Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV).  Other House and Senate members being targeted by the Tea Party Express this election season are: Sens. Blanche Lincoln (D-AR), Arlen Specter (D-PA) and Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Reps. Betsy Markey (D-CO), Alan Grayson (D-FL), Baron Hill (D-IN), Barney Frank (D-MA), Dina Titus (D-NV), Tom Perriello (D-VA) and Alan Mollohan (D-WV).

The candidate and incumbent "Heroes" facing elections this fall the Tea Party Express is applauding this year are: Chuck DeVore (R-CA), Marco Rubio (R-FL), Todd Tiahrt (R-KS), Rand Paul (R-KY), Sharron Angle (R-NV), Pat Toomey (R-PA), Jim DeMint (R-SC), Tom McClintock (R-CA), Tom Price (R-GA), Mike Pence (R-IN), Michele Bachmann (R-MN), Joe Wilson (R-SC) and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN). 

The Tea Party Express also named a single Democrat to its list of "heroes" this election season: Walt Minnick of Idaho.