Tea Party Express http://wfpl.org en Tea Party Express Urges Akin to Drop Out http://wfpl.org/post/tea-party-express-urges-akin-drop-out <p><span style="">The country's largest Tea Party political action committee is joining a growing <a href="http://www.wfpl.org/post/mcconnell-akin-should-reconsider-candidacy-light-rape-comments">chorus of conservatives who are urging Missouri Congressman Todd Akin to drop out</a> of his U.S. Senate race</span>.</p><p style=""><span style="">From Tea Party Express Chairman Amy Kremer: </span></p><blockquote><p style=""><span style="">"Congressman Akin’s comments this weekend are not just unfortunate and inappropriate, but they are distracting from our main goal of defeating Claire McCaskill and taking the Senate gavel out of the hands of Harry Reid.&nbsp; At a time when our national debt is approaching $16 trillion, job growth is stagnate, and the Senate has failed to pass a budget in over 3 years, we need a candidate that is ready to help lead the charge for conservative solutions.</span></p><p style=""><span style="">One of the lessons we learned in 2010 is that we need candidates who are not only conservative, but are capable of putting together a strong campaign against liberal opponents.&nbsp; </span> Mon, 20 Aug 2012 21:22:22 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 1388 at http://wfpl.org Tea Party Express Urges Akin to Drop Out