Where Have All the Governors Gone?
Although the field of candidates this election cycle is not lacking in current and former governors, their performances have been anything but successful. After sixteen years of governors-turned-presidents, in the form of the Clinton and Bush administrations, members of Congress, specifically Senate, are once again topping the polls and leaving governors at the bottom. Governors have executive experience that others, like junior Senators or those | Read More »
Everything that you read today on Iowa is going to be nonsense.
Some thoughts about how to approach the Iowa caucus and the primaries generally.
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Pew: Democrats already bored with their own primary race.
The Democrats pretty much hate and are bored by their own primary. We’re simply more interesting to them. Which makes sense, really.
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Bernie Sanders Is Absolutely Right
On Sunday night, Bernie Sanders attacked Hillary Clinton on her ties to Wall Street, specifically saying that she is too close to the major corporations of Wall Street. Check, for example, her speaking fees. Sanders pinpointed on Goldman Sachs, which is the usual name tossed out whenever the causes of the 2008 financial crisis are brought up. “I don’t get personal speaking fees from Goldman Sachs,” | Read More »
Katie McGinty promises a bloody Pennsylvania-SEN Dem primary.
Katie McGinty is going to challenge Joe Sestak for the honor of losing to Pat Toomey.
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Renee Ellmers Call Your Campaign Team, You Have A Primary Challenge
Rep. Renee Ellmer, who shuttered a pro-life bill with 60% public support on the anniversary of Roe v. Wade may have a challenger in the Republican Primary. According to GOP operatives who spoke to Roll Call politics the Chatham county GOP chair, Jim Duncan has been interested in a primary challenge of for some time and this most recent betrayal of a core Republican principle | Read More »
Charlie vs. Charlie: ObamaCare
Charlie Crist isn’t getting away from his flip-flop on ObamaCare. The citizens of Florida deserve to know what Charlie thinks on ObamaCare, and not only is this article going to expose him on his major flip-flop, it’s going to expose the damage the “affordable care act” has inflicted on our state. The ACA is a major failure, but not as big a failure as Charlie’s | Read More »
, Charlie Crist
Open Thread: Primary Night in Florida and Arizona
Hey, guys. It’s primary night in Florida for several races and in Arizona for just a couple. You can check out the results as they come in at AOSHQDD.com (follow them on Twitter at @AOSHQDD), the Decision Desk of our pals at Ace of Spades. I/We will update this post throughout the evening until the races are called. This post is also an open thread. | Read More »
Thad Cochran is Wasting GOP Resources by not Conceding
Conventional wisdom is descending on the McDaniel vs. Cochran run-off that was kicked off last night when neither candidate pulled in over 50% of the votes in the Mississippi primary. The wisdom goes something like this: Cochran is a safe bet with high name ID in Mississippi and therefore will be able to spend his energy and resources fighting back against a lesser known Democrat | Read More »
NC GOP Primary Results Open Thread
Tonight is the North Carolina primary election. The big race to watch is the GOP Senate primary between Greg Brannon, Thom Tillis, and Mark Harris. Early results show Tillis with a large lead while Brannon and Harris split the rest of the pie. Republicans and conservatives have been divided in this race, whether it was about liberal records or rookie mistakes and missteps. After tonight, | Read More »
Picking and Choosing
On Saturday, I volunteered to help out at a Day of Action event in the city where I live. The Louisiana GOP had two forces in play – door-to-door activists and people working the phones. One of the first things I noticed is that phone records are apparently really out of date because of the calls I made, a ton were disconnected. That is neither | Read More »