Could be very interesting this primary season!
Now we have a race to get excited about!
From AP: In a last-minute surprise late Monday, U.S. Rep. Steve Stockman filed paperwork to challenge fellow Texas Republican and powerful incumbent John Cornyn for the U.S. Senate next year.
Cornyn is the Senate’s minority whip and had appeared likely to escape a major primary challenge from the tea party or other conservative factions. But Texas Republican Party spokesman Spencer Yeldell said a Stockman staffer walked into headquarters shortly before the Monday 6 p.m. filing deadline, withdrew the congressman’s previously submitted House re-election bid and entered the already crowded race against Cornyn.
Stockman was elected to a district outside Houston last year after a low-profile campaign where he largely ignored the media but urged voters to support his “re-election.” He previously served one term in Congress starting in 1994 — and was perhaps best known for accusing the U.S. government of…
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