BREAKING: Don Young Withdraws
I reported this morning John Boehner told Don Young ($-AK) that Young would be opposed as ranking member on the Natural Resources Committee. House sources tell me Don Young has decided to withdraw from consideration for the position. This is great news.
John Boehner Stands Up to Don Young
This is some big news being leaked to RedState by a source on Capitol Hill. In a meeting yesterday afternoon, John Boehner informed Rep. Don Young that Boehner would not support Young’s candidacy to remain Ranking Member on the House Natural Resources Committee. It is very unlikely the Steering Committee will support Young either, which means he is toast. This is a great, great sign | Read More »
Stevens Wins. What About Don Young?
Ted Stevens won the Alaska primary with over 60% of the vote. Interestingly though, Don Young and Sean Parnell both got 45% of the vote. In actual votes, Don Young received 42,461 votes and Sean Parnell received 42,316 votes. I’m not sure if Alaska has runoffs. My understanding of the news reports this morning is that Alaska does not. Likewise, there are still votes being | Read More »
RedState Candidates Are Kicking Butt, But They Need Our Help
We can help out Olson, Barlatta, and Parnell. We need to help them out. The Texas Chamber of Commerce will endorse Pete Olson against Nick Lampson. Give and we can win. Barletta is cleaning Paul Kanjorski’s clock up in Pennsylvania. He just started put ads up on the air and could use some cash to keep it up. This has become a pick up opportunity | Read More »
Is Don Young’s Campaign Nearly Bankrupt?
I posted earlier that Don Young’s campaign made a huge mistake in airing an ad crediting Young with winning a taxpayer’s award he did not win. In fact, Taxpayers for Common Sense had given Young it’s Golden Fleece Award for ripping off taxpayers, not a “Hero the Taxpayers” award. Here is where Young gets into trouble. He is struggle for money right now. Sean Parnell, | Read More »
Another Sign Don Young Has Been In Washington Too Long
Perhaps the only American politician with an ego bigger than Barack Obama’s, Representative Don Young is running an ad in Alaska that is simply not true. In the advertisement, Young claims he received the “hero of the taxpayer award by Taxpayers for Common Sense.” There’s just one problem. Taxpayers for Common Sense did not award Don Young the award. Grover Norquist’s Americans for Tax Reform | Read More »