"I'm confident that Mike Castle is going to be the next senator from Delaware," said Tom Ross, chairman of the Delaware Republican Party. "But voters have a choice: Vote for Mike Castle or vote for Christine O'Donnell and be guaranteed that Chris Coons will be a rubber stamp for the Obama administration. It's a very simple equation."
"What I think people should remember most about Franklin is that his courage and commitment to doing what was right didn't end at Woolworth's," said state university system president Tom Ross, who grew up in Greensboro. "That commitment continued throughout his life, and he channeled it in ways that really mattered, particularly in his service and devotion to our university and to higher education."