FreedomWorks Backpedals On O’Donnell, Too (VIDEO) | Talking Points Memo

Despite what you may have heard, Christine O’Donnell was not universally backed by the tea party. Sure, O’Donnell rode to victory in the Republican primary for Senate in Delaware on the back of financial support from the Tea Party Express and endorsements from tea party favorites Jim DeMint and Sarah Palin. But some prominent tea party leaders were still wary of her political baggage in the days before the primary vote. Chief among them was Matt Kibbe, president and CEO of FreedomWorks — one of the largest tea party umbrella organizations out there. That all changed on Fox News today.

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