Monday, September 05, 2011

Tea Party "dog fight" planned for AL Congressional Primary

With Bonner facing the prospect of multiple opponents in the March 13 GOP primary, those facts are in dispute.

Bonner, seeking a sixth, two-year term in Congress, has come under fire for his 2008 vote for a $700 billion bank bailout. More recently, he drew criticism for supporting a compromise to raise the federal debt ceiling while cutting government spending.

"He can say what he wants to, but the proof comes in his voting record," said Orange Beach businessman Dean Young, who announced a primary challenge to Bonner last month. "Saying it doesn’t make it true."