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9:54 am
Thu June 5, 2014

A Firm "No" to 2014 Senate Race from Christine O'Donnell

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Christine O’Donnell will not be running for U.S. Senate in 2014.

She sent her announcement out to supporters in an email.

The Tea Party favor upset congressman Mike Castles bid for Delaware’s senate seat vacated by Vice President Joe Biden in the republican primary only to lose to Democrat Chris Coons in the general election of 2010.

WBOC reports that neither the Democratic state party nor Coons’ campaign would comment on “a non-announcement.”

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11:35 am
Fri May 23, 2014

Christine O'Donnell Declares Victory for Tea Party Movement

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Despite the recent defeats of Tea Party candidates in recent Republican primaries Christine O’Donnell who also lost her bid for a senate seat in Delaware declared victory.

She said the Tea Party movement had clearly driven the moderate Republican into extinction and has made the federal deficit and debt part of the national dialogue.

She told the Wilmington News Journal she believed the movement had been very successful.

As for a rematch with Senator Chris Coons…who beat in the 2010 general election she replied, “highly unlikely.”

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11:20 am
Tue February 25, 2014

Christine O'Donnell Asks for Sympathy and Money

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Christine O’Donnell, the Tea Party favorite who lost her Senate bid against Democrat Chris Coons, is trying to raise money again and sympathy.

This time she claimed that he was victimized by the IRS and Delaware’s Division of Revenue.

O’Donnell wrote an op-ed for the New York Post on Saturday in which she claims she was preyed upon by state and federal officials who leaked her private tax records damaging her 2010 Senate campaign.  

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9:21 am
Wed October 23, 2013

Christine O'Donnell Seeks Donations for Legal Expenses

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Former Senate Candidate Christine O’Donnell is asking supporters for more than $50-thousand in an unusual weekend fundraising effort.

She says she needs the money to keep her legal fight going against a complaint filed by the group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington.

A settlement from the Federal Election Commission is on the table involving allegations that the Tea Party favorite used 2009 and 2010 campaign money to illegally pay for personal expenses.

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12:28 pm
Fri July 26, 2013

GOP Senator Questions O'Donnell Tax Record Request

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A Republican Senator Chuck Grassley says a Delaware tax auditor sought access to Christine O’Donnell’s federal tax records on a Saturday morning in 2010 just as she was launching her unsuccessful for a US Senate seat in Delaware.

The Wilmington News Journal reports that this suggests that the state’s interest in the Tea Party favorite’s IRS documents was not routine.

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9:28 am
Wed July 24, 2013

Christine O'Donnell Pulls Back in Senate Run, Charles Otto Files in Somerset

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With speculation rising about another match up with Senator Chris Coons Tea Party favorite Christine O’Donnell sought to tamp down speculation that she will make another bid next year.

The Wilmington News Journal reports that O’Donnell tweeted, “To be clear a 2014 Senate run isn’t even on my radar!”

At a special Republican Party Convention last Saturday O’Donnell said she did not know when she might make a decision about a campaign next year.

In September she did say that she owed it to her supporters to consider another run.

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8:25 am
Mon February 25, 2013

Christine O'Donnell Supporter to Top Sussex County GOP


The man who coordinated the failed Senate Campaign of Tea Party favorite Christine O’Donnell is set to become the permanent chair of the GOP in Sussex County.

Acting chairman John Rieley along with district chair Fred Silva are set to take over the two top spots.

The News Journal reports that both will take up those positions after a meeting and election on March 11.

Rieley was named acting chairman after the death of Chairman Jerry Woods on Dec. 28.


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12:20 pm
Fri August 17, 2012

Christine O'Donnell To Stir Political Waters In Tampa

She’s back.

Failed Republican Senatorial Candidate Christine O’Donnell will headline the Trouble Fest a five day event that will overlap the Republican National Convention in Tampa.

The detailed have not been released yet.

But the Delaware Republican plans to host a debate between panelists from the Tea Party and Occupy Movement. 

The Trouble Fest will begin one day earlier than the Convention in Tamp beginning on the 26th.

O’Donnell caused a stir when she endorsed presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney.

8:35 am
Wed June 6, 2012

Christine O'Donnel Wins Legal Battle Against Former Aide

Failed Senate Republican candidate Christine O’Donnell won her legal battle against a former political aide.

Jonathon Moseley had claimed she owed him $20-thousand for work on her campaign and political action committee in 2008 and 2010.

But the Court of Common Pleas Judge Andrea Rocanelli ruled that the invoices submitted by Moseley were unreliable.

The Wilmington News Journal reports that O’Donnell immediately lashed out at – what she called – her political enemies who sought to punish her with false claims because – in her words – she shattered the status quo.

9:15 am
Wed May 23, 2012

Christine O'Donnell Takes Stand in Lawsuit


Former Republican Senatorial candidate Christine O’Donnell took the witness stand in a New Castle County courtroom as she fights off a claim by her former aide Jonathon Moseley who says she owes him around $20-thousand for his work.

O’Donnell and her attorney Richard Abbott said that Moseley was obsessed with the candidate.

Outside the courtroom O’Donnell told the Wilmington News Journal and other reporters that during her talks to resolve his financial claims Moseley allegedly said, “If I sue her she’s forced to think about me and at least I’m then in her life.”

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8:16 am
Tue May 22, 2012

Christine O'Donnell Takes Stand In Lawsuit Over Debt


WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - Former Delaware Republican Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell is expected to testify in her court battle with a lawyer who says he's owed more than $20,000 for work on her Senate campaigns.

O'Donnell will take the stand on Tuesday, a day after Jonathan Moseley testified about various attempts to collect money from O'Donnell. Moseley said on Monday that the work he did for O'Donnell ranged from temporarily acting as her campaign manager and treasurer in 2008, to developing responses for allegations in 2010 that she had misused campaign finances.

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