Two Republicans, both associating themselves with the tea party movement, squared off in the primary election, both hoping to face Maryland Senator Barbara Mikulski in November. However, the odds of a general election win appear to be in Mikulski’s favor. “I think she’s pretty solid,” said Thomas Schaller, professor of political science. “Unless some scandal hits.”
The article, “Mikulski’s GOP Rivals Dispute Tea Party, Contribution Support,” appeared September 10 on Southern Maryland Online.