Christine O’Donnell Breaks the Mold

With Christine O’Donell’s big win over Republican establishment candidate, Mike Castle, in Delaware, the number of strong, conservative women taking the Republican party by the horns is hard to miss.

O’Donnell, a relative unknown and the rest of the women listed below are an inspiration because they are breaking the mold of the stereo-typical Republican politician. And, I don’t just mean “rich, white and male.”

We are in the middle of a sea change here in America, and women are at the helm. Each of these women, in her own way, is taking a stand for what conservatism used to be all about: smaller government, lower taxes, personal responsibility and traditional values. Where many men have failed to garner the passion of the electorate, these women are triumphing! They don’t belong to the “good ’ol boys club,” and are giving voice to a majority who have been ignored and taken for granted by “the boys” for far too long.

Let’s hear it for the girls!

Michele Bachmann

U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann is the first Republican woman to be elected to the U.S. House of Representatives from Minnesota. She is also chairwoman and founder of the House Tea Party caucus.

Sarah Palin

Surely needs no introduction, but just in case you’ve been living under a rock, Palin was the 2008 Vice Presidential candidate and former Governor of Alaska. She now uses her notoriety to stump for candidates endorsed by the Tea Party Express.

Meg Whitman

The former eBay Chief Executive and California gubernatorial candidate, Whitman has just been endorsed by Nancy Reagan.

Rep. Mary Fallin

Candidate for Governor of Oklahoma and mother of six, Palin has called Fallin “another strong, smart conservative.”

Gov. Jan Brewer

Brewer has been under the national spotlight since signing the recent Arizona anti-illegal-immigration bill, which 10 other states are now considering modeling.

Kristi Noem

Running for South Dakota’s At Large Congressional seat, Noem has received Tea Party support and is often referred to as “the next Sarah Palin.”

Linda McMahon

Former World Wrestling Entertainment CEO, McMahon is considered an underdog against her Democratic opponent, Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal.

Carly Fiorina

The former Hewlett-Packard CEO will be challenging the incumbent Sen. Barbara Boxer (D) for her Senate seat.

Nikki Haley

Haley was one of the first candidates to receive an endorsement from Sarah Palin. She significantly leads her Democratic challenger in the South Carolina’s governors race.

Sharron Angle

Challenging Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid for his Senate seat in Nevada, Angle has received endorsements from Sarah Palin as well as other, key Tea Party groups.

Kelly Ayotte

The former New Hampshire attorney general is endorsed by Sarah Palin as she makes her run for the Senate.

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