For Some Republicans, Free Markets are Gone With the Wind
One of the most appalling features of Obama’s presidency is the expansion of green venture socialism on behalf of corporate cronies who helped finance his campaign. Obama’s use of stimulus funds to distort the energy market with subsidies and loans to unprofitable solar energy companies has become the hallmark of his presidency, and it has theoretically provided us with a potent political weapon. Yet for | Read More »
Torn Between Two Lovers: Democrat Stephanie Herseth Sandlin (SD)
You know, one of the (many) problems with Washington is that all-too-often politicians are too easily bought by special interests and end up selling out their constituents (and America). Historically, it’s been a bi-partisan disease that goes something like this: 1. Person decides to go into politics. 2. Person gets elected and goes to Washington. 3. Newly-minted politician meets lobbyists who wine and dine said | Read More »
SD-AL and my dignity at risk
I once said that Democrat Stephanie Herseth Sandlin was done. Finished. Had no chance of winning the South Dakota at-large House seat. Was pining for the fjords. Hers was a dead candidacy. She then promptly tied up the race in the polling. I already have enough egg on my face that I’m genuinely hoping polls like this one hold up, with Republican Kristi Noem ahead, | Read More »
Kristi Noem for Congress
I have a co-worker who is a massive fan of Kristi Noem and is convinced we need to go as much for her as possible. I’ve been negligent in writing about her because, frankly, there are so many races and so much going on. But this is great news. Noem has raised over $1 million, which puts her as one of the top challengers in | Read More »
I think Stephanie Herseth Sandlin’s finished
From Unlikely Voter: At-Large House races may get a disproportionate amount of attention and polling, but it is what it is. So Stephanie Herseth Sandlin’s polling troubles get the whole country’s attention, while a House incumbent in some other state might barely draw notice. And the South Dakota At-Large Representative is having serious problems. I just don’t see how she can win this.
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Meet Kristi Noem (R CAND, SD-AL).
Kristi is challenging Stephanie Herseth-Sandlin for South Dakota’s at-large House seat, and we were able to finally speak with her briefly: Kristi’s site is here. Moe Lane Crossposted to Moe Lane.
Hypocrisy Watch: Rep Herseth-Sandlin (D, SD-AL).
Make up your mind, Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin: Last week, we examined whether Max Sandlin’s job as a lobbyist would be something that Republicans try to exploit, like they did in the 2004 Daschle/Thune contest. Herseth Sandlin emphatically said that her husband should not be attacked in the campaign. I didn’t know it at the time, but Max Sandlin already had jumped into the battle | Read More »
Challenger crosses 50 in South Dakota House Race
South Dakota has only one House seat, so its House elections are full-fledged statewide affairs, and so we get a rare House poll to look at, from Rasmussen Reports.