Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) gets all the attention for backing underdogs, but Mike Huckabee is getting in on the action too. DeMint will get plenty of play tonight – good or bad – for endorsing Marlin Stutzman in today’s Indiana GOP Senate primary. But Huckabee has also endorsed the conservative state senator over the establishment favorite, former U.S. Sen. Dan Coats (R-Ind.). And, in fact, Huckabee has endorsed many of […]
The hard work of digging up dirt on a political opponent – more politely known as opposition research – has traditionally been done in the dark recesses of a campaign operation. But analysts say a labor-union-funded independent campaign aimed at billionaire Republican gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman breaks new ground in how it conducts “oppo research.” Wikimeg.com invites the rest of the world to shake the bushes for information about Whitman […]
It appears that the Mainstream Media has left out a few details. Bedell was a staunch supporter of 2008 presidential candidate Senator Mike Gravel. Michelle Malkin points out that Bedell was a registed Democrat. He was a Facebook fan of a well known liberal economist. He related in some of his online rantings that he was a 9/11 conspiracy theorist. Bedell had a deep seated anger toward the military and had anarchist type beliefs as well toward governmental affairs.
Ready to take advise from a Governor who has been a major failure in California? He says the TeaParty movement will fade when the economy returns. He may have forgotten a couple of the Teaparty tenants: Small Government, strong national defense, no bail outs for publicly traded companies, Arny it’s a bit more than economic trendlines. This from The Swamp. The “TEA Party,” that anti-tax, anti big-government movement of people […]
For the second month in a row, incumbent Democratic Senator Barbara Boxer is in surprisingly tight races with three potential Republican challengers in California. Most troubling for Boxer in the latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of likely voters in the state is her continuing inability to cross the 50% threshold against any of the GOP hopefuls. Incumbents who capture less than 50% of the vote at this stage of the […]
The latest Rasmussen Reports poll shows Senator Barbara Boxer leading her relatively unknown opponent, former Hewlett-Packer Hewlett-Packard (you’d think I’d have looked at my printer 20 inches away . . .) CEO Carly Fiorina, by only four points, 45%-41%. Boxer has never been terribly popular in the Golden State, but given the conditions Democrats have enjoyed the past few years, it is surprising to see her in Elizabeth Dole 2007 […]
Economists’ Statement on John McCain’s Jobs for America Economic Plan ARLINGTON, VA — U.S. Senator John McCain’s presidential campaign today released a statement signed by over 300 professional economists in support of John McCain’s Jobs for America economic plan. The list includes Nobel Prize winners, business economists with experience in the private sector, policy economists with experience in government and academic economists from major universities and state and community colleges. […]