From the Globe piece:
"The allegation that I vote 96 percent of the time with Republicans is inaccurate, but I'm proud of the fact that I've stood up against out-of-control spending and taxation in Massachusetts," he said.
He also claimed that he was unfamiliar with the "Tea Party movement," when asked by a reporter.
As TPM has reported, the Tea Party Express endorsed Brown last week.
Early this morning Tea Party Express organizers asked for donations to help Brown:
"We are in a fundraising drive so that we can buy as many TV ads supporting Brown as possible," they wrote to supporters.
"We must take action, for if we can pull out a victory, we stop the Democrats dead in their tracks in their effort to secretly ram through their socialistic healthcare plan," they wrote. "That's because Scott Brown wholeheartedly opposes the Democrat's government-run healthcare plan and has made his opposition to it a central part of his campaign."