The National Republican Congressional Committee released the first round of its Patriot Program target list just as the three-day weekend began. Those named as program members are in difficult political situations, and each will receive the maximum support from the NRCC in terms of resources. They are likely to be top recipients of the Committee’s effort to direct further contributions from other House members and the PAC community.
The following comprise the first group of Patriot Program designates:
CA-21: David Valadao (3rd term; 56.7% 2016 re-election percentage)
CA-25: Steve Knight (2nd term; 53.1%)
CA-49: Darrell Issa (9th term; 50.3%)
FL-18: Brian Mast (1st term; 53.6%)
MN-2: Jason Lewis (1st term; 47.0%)
NY-19: John Faso (1st term; 50.9%)
NY-22: Claudia Tenney (1st term; 43.7%)
PA-8: Brian Fitzpatrick (1st term; 54.4%)
TX-23: Will Hurd (2nd term; 48.3%)
VA-10: Barbara Comstock (2nd term; 52.7%)
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