Wes Riddle's file:

Republican from Texas

Wes Riddle, a retired Army lieutenant colonel, sought the 2012 Republican nod for a U.S. House seat in the incumbent-free 25th Congressional District. He described himself on his campaign website as the founder of the Central Texas Tea Party.

Recent statements involving Wes Riddle

Says U.S. is giving seven Alaskan islands to Russia.

Says combined inflation and unemployment rates in October 2011 were the highest since Ronald Reagan succeeded Jimmy Carter.

Recent stories featuring Wes Riddle

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