Politics

‘Followers’ may cost O’Donnell followers

U.S. Senate candidate Christine O’Donnell alleged in a published interview Thursday that her political opponents follow her home at night and hide in the bushes, suggesting Republican leadership is behind a plot against her since 2008 when she was their endorsed candidate.

Only a few days ago, O’Donnell saw an upswing in national attention as she was pegged as the next great tea party candidate in the wake of Joe Miller’s Senate primary victory in Alaska. The California-based Tea Party Express pledged to spend up to $250,000 on her campaign ads.

Following publication of the interview, however, several national conservative bloggers who had trumpeted Miller in Alaska endorsed U.S. Rep. Mike Castle in Delaware, O’Donnell’s opponent in the Sept. 14 Republican primary.

Castle also has the party’s endorsement.

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