The other congressional newcomer the Victory Fund endorsed, who did not have DCCC support, was Richard Tisei
, the Massachusetts Republican whose 2012 bid failed and who, at the time of this writing, was trying again in November 2014.
, a deregulation-focused business conservative, was not challenged in his primary.
is another GOP candidate looking to make history: He'd be the first openly gay Republican elected to Congress.
"We don't always agree on philosophical matters, but I've found him very open," Tisei
In Massachusetts, Richard Tisei
has run ads featuring his husband.
John Tierney in Massachusetts' 6th Congressional District as an extreme partisan on the far left, hoping to leave him politically wounded and vulnerable to GOP challenger Richard Tisei
in the November election.
He edged out Richard Tisei
, a former state senator and openly gay Republican, by just 4,330 votes.
The GOP is upbeat about the prospects for Richard Tisei
, a former state senator and openly gay Republican who nearly knocked out Tierney in 2012, losing by just 4,330 votes.
, Tierney's sole Republican challenger in the state's 6th Congressional District.
Republican Richard Tisei
nearly defeated Tierney in 2012 and is challenging him again.
BOSTON -- Republican congressional candidate Richard Tisei
says he will skip this weekend's state GOP convention because of the socially conservative platform the party's state committee adopted.
, who said he plans to sit out the convention in protest over the state GOP's socially conservative platform.