Pride Goeth Before a Fall…
Pride goeth before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall. Better it is to be of an humble spirit with the lowly, than to divide the spoil with the proud. — Proverbs 16: 18-19 (KJV) ——————————————- Outgoing Dem-Congressman Marion Berry, as reported by Politico, has given Democrats great cause to be concerned. If his comments are true, the President’s Messiah complex appears to have worsened, | Read More »
Marion Berry (D, AR-01) cuts and runs.
Somebody call up Stu Rothenberg and Charlie Cook (ooh, Charlie had this one as Likely Democratic): they need to adjust their Democratic DOOMWatch lists again. Arkansas Rep. Marion Berry to retire Arkansas Rep. Marion Berry is expected to announce his retirement tomorrow morning, according to three sources briefed on the decision. Berry will become the sixth Democrat in a competitive seat to leave in the | Read More »
Quick looks at 2010: AR-01, MO-SEN, & NM-02.
Some points of interest, for various campaigns: AR-01: Rick Crawford – who is running against Marion Berry, AKA The Guy Who Can’t Remember That He’s Not Supposed to Be Taken Farm Subsidies – has a revamped website. It’s a definite improvement over the old version, and should allow for more and better networking. AR-01 is a R+8 district, and long overdue for a Congressman not | Read More »
, harry Teague
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, Robin Carnahan
, Roy Blunt
, russ carnahan
, steve pearce
Marion Berry (D-AR) Goes Into Hiding
I guess Marion Berry (D-AR) does not like being ambushed with easy questions. He has decided to disappear for the month of August and only talk to select groups. Here is an email from a RedState Gathering attendee: Marion Berry is hiding from his constituents. I called his office to see when his town hall meetings were going to be, and Emily, the scheduler, said | Read More »
Marion Berry (D, AR-01) not up to keeping his story straight.
It’s sad when a sitting US Congressman loses his ability to remember the basic details of the shenanigans he went through to bring in the cash. Via Boot Berry, this classic moment of what we call a Kinsley gaffe: To those without video: it’s of Berry first confidently denying that he personally gets farm subsidies (in 2007), then (yesterday) momentarily forgetting that he denies personally | Read More »
Is Rep. Marion Berry (AR-01) hiding income from his constituents?
Rep Marion Berry (AR-01) is playing financial disclosure games again: Rep. Marion Berry (D-Ark.) appears to have understated by hundreds of thousands of dollars the value of his Capitol Hill rowhouse on his annual financial disclosure forms. In May, Berry filed a financial disclosure form reporting the value of the house at between $250,000 and $500,000, the same value that he has listed on his | Read More »
Meet Rick Crawford (R-Candidate, AR-01).
Starting with the background: AR-01 is one of those districts that is… interesting. It is currently rated as R +8 in the Cook Political Report, but is held by a soi-disant ‘Blue Dog Democrat': in this case, Marion Berry. Berry has been in that seat since 1997: he won the 2006 election with 69% of the vote; and he was unopposed in 2008. However, he | Read More »