Sometimes, The Little Guy Wins
[update: Benishek statement on Allen's announcement, is pasted below the fold:] Jason Allen has announced that he will NOT seek a recount in his primary race against Dr. Dan Benishek: Petoskey, MI – Michigan First District Congressional candidate Jason Allen, R-Alanson, will not pursue a recount of the official election results certified by the State Board of Canvassers on Friday. “Over the last few months | Read More »
Note To Jason Allen: There’s No *I* in “Team”
Jason Allen and Dan Benishek faced off in what proved to be a very tight GOP primary on August 3 for Michigan’s 1st Congressional District seat once occupied by Bart Stupak. At the end of the night, Benishek was up by a single vote. In the days since, as each precinct and each county has been working to review and verify and certify, Allen and | Read More »
All Hands On Deck For Dan Benishek
Dan Benishek won last night’s primary in Michigan’s 1st Congressional District…by ONE vote. Yes folks, one vote… which proves that every vote does indeed count. But Dr. Dan hasn’t yet won this thing officially because last-minute wonder Jason Allen (rushing to move in to the District barely in time to be eligible to run at all) is gearing up to challenge the count. And, the | Read More »
Washington Is Broken, Mr. President. Do Your Job.
[image via ToddBigelowPhotography] Yesterday, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer slammed President Obama in a video ad for his meager (and foolhardy) response to her request for help in securing the Arizona border: “Two weeks ago, I met with President Obama. He promised that we would get word from his Administration on what they were going to do to secure the border. Well, we finally got the | Read More »