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Utah Senator Bob Bennett loses Convention fight, off Ballot

May 8, 2010 politisite 0

Utah GOP has made an unprecedented move at their state convention. A sitting Senator has been defeated at a State convention, Therefore; Republican Senator Bob Bennett will not be on the Republican ticket in Utah. Most are pointing to his votes for  TARP as evidence that he is out of touch with conservative values and should not be the standard bearer for the party. Bennett related to reporters that he […]

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LA Times Refuses to Endorse Barbara Boxer

May 7, 2010 politisite 0

Lets be up front, the head line is what is appearing in most right leaning publications, but the truth is, The LA Times has headline is more appropriate: Choosing not to choose In both parties, the races for governor and Senate have been undermined by politics and money. The Times has chosen to NOT Endorse anyone in the Governor or Senate Race.  We think the choice is rather telling, when […]

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Inside Baseball: Senator Graham balked, will he strike out on climate and immigration reform?

April 26, 2010 politisite 0

On Friday morning, Byron York got a note from the office of Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham asking if I would be interested in coming by Monday to talk with Graham about the new energy and climate bill he was scheduled to unveil with co-sponsors John Kerry and Joseph Lieberman. We quickly sent a few emails back and forth, trying to arrange a time, until about an hour later, when radio […]

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Boxer in trouble in California Election 2010

February 16, 2010 politisite 0

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 […]

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Senator Evan Bayh Out! Announces Retirement

February 15, 2010 politisite 0

Fox News is reporting that Sen. Evan Bayh (D-IN) will retire in 2010, dealing a blow to Democrats’ electoral prospects for the upcoming midterms. The Democratic retirement wave has been limited mostly to the House (where more Republicans have actually announced retirements) but Bayh’s retirement follows exit announcements by Sens. Byron Dorgan (D-SD) and Chris Dodd (D-CT). And it makes the race or Bayh’s seat more competitive. Bayh’s seat has […]

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Dem Senator: Health Care Public option is dead

August 16, 2009 politisite 0

If Barack Obama hoped to rescue his vision of a health-care system overhaul with his wan effort in the New York Times, a key member of the Senate Democratic Caucus threw a bucket of cold water on those hopes this morning. Senator Kent Conrad (D-ND) told a television audience that the pursuit of a public option for coverage was a “wasted effort” that would kill any hope of passage in […]

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Senator DeMint in South Carolina Promoting Health Care Freedom

August 14, 2009 politisite 0

Today, U.S. Senator Jim DeMint announced details for his 5th Annual “South Carolina on the Move” Tour. Senator DeMint will visit 12 cities throughout the state to promote his plan for health care freedom that will make it possible for Americans to have access to personal health insurance and the freedom to make their own health care decisions. “There are serious problems with the President’s plan for a government takeover […]

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Columbia, South Carolina Tax Day Tea Party Videos

April 18, 2009 politisite 0

The Columbia, South Carolina Tax Day Tea Party at the State House drew nearly 3000 people, six times the original estimates. Here is a cross section of Videos from Various perspectives of the event. Speakers included Event coordinator Britton Clark a Local Realtor, Bill Connor candidate for Lt. Governor, Senator Jim DeMint, Governor Mark Sanford, Sheri Few President & CEO and co-founder of South Carolina Parents Involved in Education (SC PIE) , and Ken Hoagland National Communications Director of FairTax.org. Politisite live streamed the event for Breitbart TV The B-Cast with Scott Baker and Liz Stephans, Politisite, Iron Mill News, and several other sites that embeded the video stream.