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Robin Kelly opponent Paul McKinley gets crumbs from Tea Party

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A Tea Party group threw a few crumbs at Republican candidate Paul McKinley in the waning days of the race to replace Jesse Jackson Jr.

The Washington D.C.-based Tea Party Leadership Fund, spent about $18,000 on McKinley for online ads and calls, according to FEC reports.

The contributions are a pittance when put up against the more than $2.2 million that the Independence USA political action committee spent in the primary to boost Robin Kelly, a Democrat.

The election for Jesse Jackson's old seat is Tuesday.

Since a heated Democratic primary race -- believed to be the biggest hurdle for the candidate -- Kelly has kept a low profile. Though the race was intense, Kelly won decisively.

The 2nd congressional district, which stretches from Chicago's South Shore to Kankakee, is overwhelmingly Democratic.

Mayor Michael Bloomberg's PAC backed Kelly after she emerged as the leading candidate for gun-control.
McKinley has a different view on the matter.
"We are kidding ourselves if we think disarming law-abiding citizens will prevent the urban slaughter that is happening on our streets," McKinley says in a campaign message on his web site.

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This is more money than the "crumbs" Obama sent to Robin Kelly who refuses to debate or answer for the democrats running Illinois into the ground.

"The contributions are a pittance when put up against the more than $2.2 million that the Independence USA political action committee spent in the primary to boost Robin Kelly, a Democrat."

Those contributions were not boosting Kelly, they were to smear the pro-gun rights democrat. This article is so biased it is unbelievable. If people in Chicago, Los Angeles, Detroit, Philadelphia and soon to be San Antonio don't start choosing anyone other than democrats they will all be bankrupt soon. Oh wait, Detroit already is and several CA cities have already too. LA will be next.

GO PAUL MCKINLEY

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