The Vetting of Don Benton, Candidate for U.S. Senate – Up Next, Dino Rossi
There seemed to be a bit of a different atmosphere surrounding Don Benton’s vetting session by We The People – Southwest Washington (WTP) earlier this week. No doubt, that was due to the fact that the vetting of this candidate for U.S. Senate came on the eve of Dino Rossi announcing his entrance into that race. In fact, in his opening remarks, Thomas Hann, Founder | Read More »
US Senate 2010 Election Projections- DEM 52 GOP 46 TIE 2
I am going to attempt to update this every 2-3 days as polling data trickles in. Much has been said on a few blogs about the poll showing a lead for pumpkinhead in Wisconsin if he so chose to challenge Feingold. As he is undeclared, I am not changing the status until either an existing GOP contender polls close, or Tommy Boy actually jumps in. | Read More »
Democrats moving to distance themselves from Obama’s veterans policy.
There’s been quite the flareup over the disastrous Shineski comments on potential changes in veteran policy, and the Democrats in Congress have wasted no time in distancing themselves from the administration on this one. As just one example, we have Senator James Webb*. When contacted regarding the recent CNN article indicating the possibility of a “controversial plan to make veterans pay for treatment of service-related | Read More »
Murray (D) fattener to Obama-Reid-Pelosi debt bill blocked.
The final vote on the amendment – which would give 25 billion for supposed infrastructure renovations, while not defunding, say, a $30 million public parking garage in Auburn WA that’s going to benefit private transport providers – got shot down 58-39-02. This was a party-line vote: we picked up Landrieu, they got Bond and Specter, and Kennedy and Gregg sat it out (Kennedy is of | Read More »