Archive for the ‘senate’ Category

Bitter Sweet

14Nov08

It must be with mixed emotions that Barack has announced his resignation from the U.S. Senate, effective Sunday. President-elect Barack Obama is giving up his Illinois U.S. Senate seat effective Sunday, intensifying the jockeying to replace the only African-American in Congress’ upper chamber as lawmakers return next week for a lame-duck session. After all, it’s […]


Pressing Sarah

13Nov08

At the Republican Governor’s Conference in Miami, it might as well be reconfigured into the Sarah Palin Conference. After Barack, she’s the biggest political star in the country. At a short press conference, she was asked what she’s doing since the last governor’s get-together. “I had a baby, I did some traveling, I very briefly […]


Whatever Sarah wants… In yet another television interview, former Republican vice presidential hopeful Sarah Palin revealed on Wednesday that while she was focused on her job as Alaska’s governor she was open to the idea of a Senate bid. While at first saying it was “not necessarily” the kind of post she would like some […]


Sarah’s Seat?

08Nov08

People are asking whether Sarah Palin will appoint herself to the U.S. Senate if/when Ted Stevens steps down. She may be able to, but according to a law, or laws, passed 4 years ago, a special election must be held within a couple of months. So what exactly are the rules? Nobody can say for […]