Jamie Radtke's file:

Republican from Virginia

Jamie Radtke, a Republican, was a candidate for the GOP nomination for U.S. Senate in 2012 and was president of the Richmond Tea Party and co-founder of the Virginia Tea Party Patriots Federation. Radtke graduated from Liberty University, Lynchburg, in 1995 and earned a master's degree in public policy from the College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, in 1998.

Recent statements involving Jamie Radtke

The transportation package passed by the General Assembly would impose the "largest tax increase in Virginia’s history."

If Congress froze the current spending level and then cut it by 2 percent annually, "we could balance the budget in five years."

George Allen "voted for 40,000 earmarks."

On subsidies for ethanol production.

George Allen "had 40,000 earmarks" while he was a senator.

Recent stories featuring Jamie Radtke

Fact-checking the GOP Senate debate:

The four Republican candidates squared off for the first time in Roanoke. We put some of their claims to the Truth-O-Meter.

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*Ad Watch: Obama lauds his energy record

*Ad Watch: American Energy Alliance blames Obama for gas prices

Senate race puts Truth-O-Meter in late-October mode:

The Truth-O-Meter and the Flop-O-Meter went into late-October mode last week when former Gov. Tim Kaine announced he would run for the seat being vacated by fellow Democrat Jim Webb. Republican George Allen did not take it lightly.

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