Underdog Conservative Claudia Tenney Beats Establishment in New York Primary

Claudia Tenney NY and Steve Wells
Underdog conservative Assemblywoman Claudia Tenney defeated a well-funded Republican Establishment effort in her Tuesday congressional primary in New York. Tenney took down businessman Steve Wells in the three-way primary in New York’s 22nd congressional district, claiming 41 percent of the vote to Wells’ 33 percent. A source said that Tenney could end up winning by more than ten points once the absentee ballots are counted. The establishment spent more than a million dollars against her in the primary to try to keep her out of Congress. Tenney is now poised to square off against  Democrat Kim Myers, who is the daughter of the Dick’s Sporting Goods founder, in November’s general election. Tenney recently spoke to Breitbart News Saturday on Sirius XM Patriot Channel 125 about her primary race and her political philosophy. “I’m not afraid to stand up to the establishment in both parties, whether it’s Republican or Democrat,” Tenney said. “It’s going to be well over a million dollars by the time it’s done,” Tenney said about the money being spent against her in the primary. “It’s probably going to be close to two million dollars…This is what I’m up against. Wealthy liberal Republicans who are just trying to