A Lesson for Potential Turncoats
Let me draw up a scenario for you. You’re a long-term incumbent Republican in a purple state that may or may not be trending blue. You’ve always been a moderate and coasted to easy elections in the general. However, a bunch of rabble-rousing conservatives and tea partiers, the kind of people you never liked anyway, have propped up some firebrand conservative candidate, and the polling | Read More »
Has Arlen Specter Been Bribed?
Arlen Specter is, admittedly, the most unprincipled opportunist in Washington, but something sure seems fishy. Back in April after switching parties, Arlen Specter said, “I will not be an automatic 60th vote and I would illustrate that by my position on employees’ choice, also known as card check. I think it is a bad deal and I am opposed to it and would not vote | Read More »
Is the NRSC Maneuvering to Push Tom Ridge?
Will the NRSC staff push former Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge to get into the Pennsylvania primary against Pat Toomey? It would not surprise me to learn that they are leaning that way, convinced that Pat Toomey cannot win, but someone a close friend of George W. Bush and a pro-abort candidate can win. People seem to forget that Pat Toomey, while in Congress, regularly won | Read More »
Did you give money to Arlen Specter?
If so, and you want a refund, call him at (202) 224-4254 and demand your money back.
Toomey Beats Specter
Pat Toomey is beating Arlen Specter by 21% among Republican Primary voters in Pennsylvania according to Rasmussen. Incumbent Senator Arlen Specter trails former Congressman Pat Toomey by 21 points in an early look at Pennsylvania’s 2010 Republican Primary. Fifty-one percent (51%) of Republican voters statewide say they’d vote for Toomey while just 30% would support Specter. Specter is viewed favorably by 42% of Pennsylvania Republicans | Read More »
BREAKING: Specter Against EFCA
According the Americans for Tax Reform: Senator Specter has confirmed to ATR that he will vote against both cloture and passage on the Employee Free Choice Act (also known as “card check” or the employee NO choice act). His vote is critical and this a major victory for freedom, as well as a stunning defeat for the other side.
Steele Might Aid Primary Challengers
Wow. Well done, Michael Steele. Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele says that he might support primary challengers against the three GOP senators who voted in favor of the stimulus package. Asked if he was open to the move during an interview Monday on Fox News’ “Your World with Neil Cavuto,” Steele said, “Oh, yes, I’m always open to everything, baby, absolutely.” Let’s be clear. | Read More »
Specter, Snowe, and Collins Premise Their Vote on a Lie
Arlen, Olympia, and Susan sold out America and voted for the stimulus. Arlen Specter went on Sean Hannity’s show and said John McCain was wrong. The stimulus, according to Arlen, is $780 billion, not the $827 billion McCain said. Collins said she could not support a bill as large as the $819.5 billion package passed by the House last week. “We don’t want a package | Read More »
Arlen Specter Quietly Opens Fire on Eric Holder
Senator Arlen Specter has quietly launched the opening salvo against Eric Holder’s nomination for Attorney General. Though Specter has tried to be discreet, Senate sources have handed me a copy of Specter’s latest letter to Holder that went out yesterday. The letter shows that “committee staff reviewed [Holder's] questionnaire responses and noted a number of apparent omissions.” Specter is “respectfully ask[ing]” Holder to either supplement | Read More »