Rep. Frank Lucas undaunted by group’s label of ‘liberal Republican’

BY RANDY KREHBIEL World Staff Writer
Thursday, February 28, 2013

Third District U.S. Rep. Frank Lucas said Wednesday that he will not be influenced by a conservative group’s threat to find a primary opponent for him next year.

“I am surprised … Club for Growth would target me as a Congressman who has not voted conservatively enough,” Lucas said through his Washington office.

“In my record of representing my constituents, … I have always put their best interest first.”

Club for Growth, a Washington-based interest group, said Wednesday that it is targeting nine incumbents it calls “liberal Republicans.”

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