the highest stakes ever for a Nevada election, and former boxer Sen.
Harry Reid is on the ropes early. Either Republican Danny Tarkanian or
Sue Lowden would knock out Reid in a general election, according to a
recent poll of Nevada voters.
The results suggest the Democratic Senate majority leader will have
to punch hard and often in order to retain his position as the most
accomplished politician in state history, in terms of job status.
For what it's worth, I used to think that "liberals = corruption," but since my seven very liberal siblings actually have their hearts in the right place, I believe their faults are that they are seriously misguided, extremely gullible, o
The Minnesota Supreme Court has just ruled
that Democrat Al Franken will be the state's next U.S. Senator bringing
the months long contest against former Republican Sen. Norm Coleman.
The decision was a unanimous 5 to 0 ruling, finding that Franken was
"entitled" to be certified by the state's Republican Gov. Tim Pawlenty,
and its Democratic Secretary of State Mark Ritchie.
Pawlenty has recently said
he would sign the certification for Franken, if ordered to do so by the
MN Supremes. The state requires a signature for certification from both
the Governor and the Sec. of State before Congress members may be
seated. State law also allows for all election contests to be settled
in the state before certification is signed.
Given the recent announcement that South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford
was AWOL in Argentina with his lover, and given that I laugh at the
double-standards of both Republicans and Democrats, I wasn’t shocked
with all the sanctimonious moralism being espoused
Author and former radio talk show host Al Franken, the Democratic challenger for the U.S. Senate seat in Minnesota, will be the state's next U.S. Senator, according to a final tally by the bi-partisan three-judge panel overseeing challenger Norm
Over the span of just three months, Bill Richardson has gone from being on the shortlist for secretary of state to late-night punch line, a breathtaking descent that has tarnished his once-sparkling career.
An Ohio agency director resigned Wednesday in the wake of a finding that she improperly used state computers to access personal information on the man who became known as "Joe the Plumber" during the presidential campaign.
The Minnesota Senate recount campaign has firmly entered its legal stages, with Al Franken's chief counsel sending a lengthy and sharply argued memorandum to the Secretary of State's office on Thursday
Sen. Joe Lieberman will keep his chairmanship of the Senate Homeland Security Committee despite hard feelings over his support for GOP nominee John McCain during the presidential campaign. (same coin.... both sides)
With all precincts reporting, preliminary election results showed House Speaker Pelosi with 72% of the vote. Sheehan, who appeared on the ballot as an independent, garnered 17% support. Republican Dana Walsh received 9% of the vote and Libertarian Ph
"It seems to have been a calculated intimidation tactic," said Sheehan's campaign manager. "One of our computers was stolen, but no other property was taken.... Clearly they wanted to both frighten us and to gather information.
We've been reporting for the past week on what we see as the dismal failure of the DNC/Obama's much-vaunted team of "thousands of attorneys" ready to pounce on any reported problems in the electoral system around the country.
Retired Gen. Colin Powell, once considered a potential running mate for Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), now may endorse his opponent, Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.), according to Republican sources. Powell on NBC's "Meet the Press," Sunday...
The state fair last week in Georgia had something for everyone: pulled-pork stands, bumper cars, the "World Famous Redwood Log House'' -- and a testy debate over the $700 billion plan to arrest the nation's financial crisis.