Even as some Republicans have expressed doubts about her electability, O'Donnell has been embraced by many conservative activists in the days since her victory. An online fundraising drive has raised $1 million for her campaign — nearly four times the amount she had raised during her entire campaign.
FRC Action, which sponsors the annual gathering of social conservatives, announced the addition of O'Donnell to their schedule Thursday. It marks O'Donnell's first major public event since her stunning victory over Rep. Mike Castle in Tuesday's election.
O'Donnell's participation in Friday's voter summit gives her a prominent platform to speak with likeminded conservatives just as scrutiny of her views grows. (See full story here)