Staci Appel (D CAND, IA-03): against taking away terrorist traitors’ passports!
From comments to this post comes a remarkably tin-eared comment by Democratic candidate Staci Appel on whether Americans who join terror groups should be allowed to keep their passports. I sincerely doubt that anybody here will be surprised to hear that Ms. Appel has a problem with taking away those passports: I would not be urging taking away their passports… I think we need to make sure | Read More »
Support Brad Zaun in Iowa’s Third Congressional District
In case you missed it yesterday, Townhall.com ran my op-ed called “The Comeback Kids.” It looks at our journey as Republicans over the last few years. Here’s a taste: This fall, we will witness a comeback; not just of the Republican Party, but of the principles Americans hold so dear. No longer will government exist merely to perpetuate itself or to use the American people | Read More »
A plethora of new polls on Midwestern House seats – IA, IN, MI, MO, OH, WA, WI
Yes, I know Washington isn’t in the Midwest. So sue me. In any case, we got a huge batch of polls for House races yesterday, which are normally few and far between. They also tend to be overlooked by blogs, so I thought I would give them a bit more exposure. Besides, they’re mostly good news. The polls come to us courtesy of Ayres, McKinley, | Read More »
Three new races to look at.
Drawing on and expanding from Jim Geraghty’s summary: IA-03. D+1. Leonard Boswell is the incumbent (first elected 1997); Cook currently does not list the district as in play (Likely Democratic). Former wrestler Jim Gibbons (no campaign website yet) has just announced; he’ll be facing former National Guard chopper pilot Dave Funk in the primary. MN-01. R+1. Tim Walz is the incumbent (first elected in 2006); | Read More »
Rep. Bishop, Boswell having health care meetings allllll the way over *there*.
Tim Bishop (D, NY-01) is having something called a “health care reform rally” on Thursday, at (of all things) SEIU’s Hicksville NY offices (1199 Duffy Ave, starts at 1 PM). This is otherwise known as “over twenty miles outside the borders of NY-01.” Bishop is of course one of the first Democrats holding down a Red district (NY-01 is a R+0) to discover that his | Read More »