FreedomWorks is the second major group to lend Smith their support — the deep-pocketed Club for Growth is also backing him.
Simpson has faced conservative opposition in the past, though this is the first time he's had to deal with a well-funded challenger. He isn't without allies, however. BoehnerJohn BoehnerGOP senator: Reid's 'ramblings' are 'bitter, vulgar, incoherent' Reid: We're not breaking the budget deal Overnight Finance: GOP makes its case for impeaching IRS chief | Clinton hits Trump over housing crash remarks | Ryan's big Puerto Rico win MORE has already helped him with fundraising, and Idaho Gov. Butch Otter (R) has helped him as well.