We’re endorsing two more candidates for the U.S. Senate!
Today we are urging each of our nearly 600,000 members to get behind Ted Cruz in Texas, and Clark Durant in Michigan — both candidates seeking the GOP nomination in their respective states for the United States Senate.
I don’t need to tell you how badly we need to shake up the U.S. Senate.
Under Senator Harry Reid, the Senate has refused to approve a budget for three years, while repeatedly blocking votes on critical pro-life, and pro-family legislation.
We need leaders unafraid to stand up for the foundational issues of life, family, and freedom in the Senate. We’ve done our research and we believe both Ted Cruz and Clark Durant will be reliable and trustworthy leaders on these and other issues.
In Texas, Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison – one the last remaining pro-abortion Republican Senators – is retiring. Whoever wins the Republican Senate primary on July 31st is expected to win the election in November. And both Republican candidates (Ted Cruz and David Dewhurst) profess to be pro-life.
But Ted Cruz doesn’t just check the box. He’s been a leader on our issues.
As Solicitor General of Texas, the chief lawyer of the State of Texas, Cruz has been responsible for defending Texas law in the federal courts. He has authored more than 80 briefs for the United States Supreme Court and personally argued nine times before the highest court in the land.
Cruz has defended in federal court the constitutionality of the Texas Ten Commandments monument and the words “under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance.
Help us urge Catholics in Texas to vote for Ted Cruz on July 31!
Over in Michigan, pro-abortion Democrat Debbie Stabenow is running for reelection. Stabenow is the darling candidate of the radical pro-abortion Emily’s List, and she returned the favor by leading the phony ‘War on Women’ – the same ‘war’ that is trying to force our Catholic institutions to pay for abortion drugs and contraception.
To challenge Stabenow, establishment Republicans have promoted former Congressmen Pete Hoekstra. While Hoekstra had a strong pro-life record in the House, we’re convinced that Clark Durant would be a better candidate to run against Stabenow in November.
Clark Durant has a compelling story that will inspire voters. Worried about the education of children in Detroit, he co-founded Cornerstone Schools, which graduates 95% of their students.
Durant also understands how government works and understands its limitations. When the Secretary of Transportation put him in charge of the Ann Arbor Railroad, he took the state-owned and subsidized railroad private. The move saved taxpayers money and created jobs.
He even testified before Congress on how they could better spend their money. One Senator complained, “Go back and tell Clark Durant to shut up and spend the money like everybody else.”
Michigan’s primary election is also just weeks away. To get the message out to voters, we need to act now.
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P.S. Recall that we got behind Richard Mourdock in Indiana, and he shocked the establishment and defeated Richard Lugar. This is what we do.
Our CV Research Team pours over the records and positions of any candidate we endorse. We talk directly with campaign staff and ask the hard questions. Then we use prudence and common sense to recommend the best candidates for you. It’s a team effort, and your support makes it happen.