Stockman not running for re-election, will challenge Cornyn

Stockman not running for re-election, will challenge Cornyn
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POSTED: Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 6:30am

UPDATED: Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 6:44am

Cornyn has huge financial advantage

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Rep. Steve Stockman, a conservative firebrand who has been dogged by ethical questions and campaign debt, withdrew as a candidate for re-election Monday and instead filed as a Republican challenger to U.S. Sen. John Cornyn.

The filing gives Cornyn the Tea Party challenge in the Texas Republican primary that he long sought to avoid in a state where the GOP electorate has moved increasingly to the right.

To read more: http://blog.chron.com/txpotomac/2013/12/stockman-not-running-for-reelection-will-challenge-cornyn/?cmpid=hpts
 

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