Aug 06, 2012
Tea Party House Republicans Wish They Weren’t Tea Party House Republicans
In two stories today, Tea Party House Republicans wish they weren’t… Tea Party House Republicans.
POLITICO: “GOP freshmen run away from incumbency” [Politico, 8/5/12]
BLOOMBERG: “House Republicans Don’t All Claim Their Tea Party Ties” [Bloomberg, 8/5/12]
No matter how hard they run away, voters know that these House Republicans are responsible for the extremism and gridlock in Washington and spent their time in Washington repeatedly protecting millionaires at the expense of the middle class and seniors.
In the most vulnerable 27 House Republican-held districts, Democratic candidates have a 6-point lead (50 - 44 percent) with Democratic challengers reaching the critical 50-percent threshold, according to the latest Battleground Survey by Democracy Corps.