Posts Tagged ‘senate’

Al Greene

19Jul10

Alvin Greene is the Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate in South Carolina, so a speech is called for! Democrats have given up hope of replacing Greene on the ballot. Several different investigations have failed to turn up any evidence to suggest that Greene’s primary victory over Vic Rawl — who actually campaigned for the job […]


Juiced Campaign

26Jun10

WWE honcho Linda McMahon is introducing herself to Connecticut voters with a new ad that puts the “soap opera” of wrestling front and center. The ad marks McMahon’s most direct mention of her tenure at WWE, which she co-founded with her husband, Vince, and in which she played an integral role for three decades until […]


Toys for Pols

18May10

When Chris Dodd announced he wouldn’t seek another term in the Senate, Democrats were relieved. Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal, a popular Democrat, was expected to cruise into the seat, while Dodd’s reelection chances had looked shaky. Now, things aren’t quite so rosy for the bad guys. “We have learned something important since the days […]


Not Out

16Apr10

Florida Governor Charlie Crist is in trouble in the primary race against Marco Rubio. Will he leave the party and run for senate as an independent? In a new response to the question, he doesn’t say no.


Minor Bumps

25Mar10

A new poll from CBS should provide some encouragement to Republicans in the senate working to alter and complicate passage of the health care reconciliation bill. The poll finds that 62 percent want Congressional Republicans to keep challenging the bill, while 33 percent say they should not do so. Nearly nine in ten Republicans and […]


Screw Comity

03Feb10

The swearing in of Scott Brown has been moved to tomorrow. Massachusetts Senator-elect Scott Brown will be sworn in Thursday, according to Jim Manley, the spokesman for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev. With state officials now moving quickly to get the paperwork done, Scott is pushing to be sworn in midday tomorrow by some […]


The primary was held yesterday in Illinois, and the Democrats made a great choice for a candidate to run for President Obama’s old senate seat. Alexi Giannoulias, a one-term state treasurer, became the Democratic nominee by holding off David Hoffman, a former Chicago City Hall corruption watchdog, and Cheryle Jackson, head of the Chicago Urban […]