WSJ has an interesting article this weekend about GOP candidates who have never held elected office before running for congress this year.
For GOP, No Experience Is No Problem
Mr. Wasserman predicted a significant number of freshmen GOP lawmakers this November would be political newcomers. Many are running on a platform of fiscal rectitude, a nod to how the economy and role of government are dominating public debate. “We really are at a defining moment,” Mr. Rigell said in an interview, during which he echoed a theme of economic uncertainty voiced by other candidates. “I look at the fiscal side of this country and I am alarmed and deeply troubled.”