Another Reason to Support Marlin Stutzman
The NRSC backed Arlen Specter and a year ago today Specter bolted.The NRSC backed Charlie Crist and today Charlie Crist is bolting.The NRSC is backing Dan Coats. Now, there is no way under the sun that Dan Coats would bolt the GOP. But can we trust the NRSC’s judgment that Coats is the best guy?Marlin Stutzman filed his financial disclosure. Coats has not.Marlin Stutzman has | Read More »
How do things look in Indiana? [UPDATED]
There is a rumor of a poll that went out in Indiana that was then not made public. Well, heck, I only call it a rumor because it happened but nobody wants to talk about it. My guess is, based on the Coats campaign’s behavior, the poll was either done for them or the results then given to them, making it an NRSC poll. That | Read More »
Marlin Stutzman Wins Another One
Across Indiana, Marlin Stutzman keeps winning straw poll votes among primary voters. The odds are that when the next polling comes out today or tomorrow, Marlin Stutzman is not going to be in first place. Dan Coats will.That is understandable. Coats has very high name recognition, having been elected repeatedly in the 80′s and 90′s.The trouble for Coats, however, is that momentum is clearly with | Read More »
Coats Flees Indiana for Welcoming Arms of DC Lobbyists, as Democrats Cheer Him On
The NRSC’s handpicked candidate in Indiana has hit some big obstacles on what he hoped would be a coronation in the GOP primary. After a disappointing fundraising haul, he’s refused to comply with Senate ethics rules by not submitting his financial disclosure forms. And now he’s now facing a surge by grassroots candidate Marlin Stutzman who has raised over $160,000 in just a few days | Read More »
Desperate Dan Coats Tries to Repackage Old As New. Again.
Dan Coats knows he is in trouble in Indiana. Momentum is with Marlin Stutzman who just received endorsements from Mark Levin, David Keene, Jim DeMint, and an A+ rating from the NRA — the highest of any candidate running.So Coats is trying to get free media to say Mike Pence just endorsed him. In reality, way back in February when Coats entered the race, Mike | Read More »
NRA Gets Involved in Indiana. Stutzman Is The Only Guy With an A+ Rating.
The NRA is sending out a postcard to its members in Indiana. You can see it here.The NRA is not endorsing in the race, but notes that only Marlin Stutzman has an A+ rating on the second amendment. The postcard also notes that Dan Coats is the only candidate to “cast anti-gun votes” in office.Go Marlin.
Meet Marlin Stutzman
Marlin Stutzman has gone up on the air in Indiana. Let’s get this man elected.
Jim DeMint Endorses Marlin Stutzman
The beat goes on folks.Jim DeMint is coming out for Marlin Stutzman. This comes on the heels of Dave Keene of the American Conservative Union and Mark Levin. Conservatives are rallying to the Indiana state senator.Here’s the thing: this endorsement puts Jim DeMint out on a limb and really at odds with his colleagues in the U.S. Senate Republican Conference, particularly coming on the heels | Read More »
Conservatives Begin Rallying to Stutzman
Conservatives have begun rallying en masse for Marlin Stutzman in Indiana.On Friday, Mark Levin endorsed Marlin Stutzman on the radio. This morning in Indianapolis Dave Keene of the American Conservative Union also endorsed Marlin. I suspect more are coming.Now Marlin Stutzman is going up on the air with ads. But he needs our help.Give what you can to Marlin Stutzman. Let’s get this guy to | Read More »
The clock is run out. The time is now. Conservatives must unite immediately to save Indiana.
Time’s up conservatives. We must now unite and we must now rally to save Indiana from the Democrats. The time is now. There can be no more waiting. For months conservatives have sat on the sidelines in the Indiana Senate race. The NRSC dragged former Senator Dan Coats from North Carolina to Indiana and put him into the race. They said he would be warmly | Read More »
The NRSC’s Latest Star Can’t Raise Money. Coats is Toast.
Not only did Dan Coats miss the filing deadline for his financial disclosures, he also failed to raise as much money as people were expecting. Doing nothing to tamp down expectations, the low side of the Coats haul was expected to be $500,000.00 and the high side to be $1 million. He only made it to $379,000.00.On the other hand, Marlin Stutzman keeps picking up | Read More »
Another Reason to Vote Stutzman: Responsibility
Geez. All but one candidate for the GOP Senate nomination have missed a deadline for disclosing their income and financial holdings.Marlin Stutzman, one of five contenders for his party’s nod, filed the required form, but the others have not. Their reports are 10 days overdue. I really don’t have anything else to add to that one. How do you miss your financial disclosure deadline?
Another Reason to Vote Marlin Stutzman: Judges
As we head into the Indiana Senate primary in a few weeks, it is a good time to review a key fact.Dan Coats, during the confirmation fight of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, said:”There was a centuries-old tradition of respecting national electoral results bygranting the President latitude in selecting nominees for the bench.”Only now that he is in his primary fight is Dan Coats walking that back, | Read More »
Poll for Indiana Senate Republican Primary
Hoosier Advocate has the results from a GOP poll (one of the candidates’ internal polling) that indicates that with a little under a month to go, it is a two horse race. The results are: Dan Coats - 29% John Hostettler - 26% Marlin Stutzman - 18% Don Bates, Jr. - 5% Richard Beheny - 3% Undecided - 19% Some might say that Stutzman is | Read More »
On the Ground in Indiana: Important Races in a Swing State
I originally posted this as a comment under Erick’s piece on the Indiana Senate race. I figured I might as well post it as a diary too. —————————————————————————————— Conservatives in Indiana are going to have a stellar year. 2008 was an aberration, and you can be sure that Barack Obama will lose the Hoosier State in 2012. People here are absolutely sick of this stuff. | Read More »
, Baron Hill
, brad ellsworth
, Jackie Walorski
, joe donnelly
, Marlin Stutzman
, Mike Pence
, Mitch Daniels
, Trent Van Haaften