POLITICO – Nunnelee will likely face Henry Ross again

The 87 House freshmen who helped the GOP seize the majority by capitalizing on a deep reservoir of anti-establishment resentment are discovering that anger hasn’t gone away — and it could even threaten their fledgling careers.

Some tea party darlings from 2010 are fearful of tea party challengers in 2012, facing charges they’ve turned their backs on the movement’s small-government beliefs.

Mississippi Rep. Alan Nunnelee is staring down a likely race against his 2010 opponent, former Eupora Mayor Henry Ross, who has called the congressman insufficiently conservative.

POLITICO
10/3/11