Help Chambliss

    Despite having run a bad campaign, underestimating the enemy, surrounding himself with inept campaign staff and raising no money and having no fund raising list to raise money from, Senator Chambliss is still in the game, with a good shot at retaining his Senate seat.. But the wall of money about to descend on GA is going to be unbelievable. Jim Martin, [Edited Out by | Read More »

    US Senate (GOP Prevents 60 For Now But 2010 Looks Like A Disaster)

    We need some threads on focusing on where the party goes from here and how we can start planning on working our way back into majority or chipping our minority status up some I very much fear the US Senate Races in 2010 already points to us being on defense and in some cases you have to wonder if some Republican Senators are going to | Read More »

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    Darn — Smith Concedes in Oregon

    Gordon Smith conceded to his Democrat challenger Jeff Merkley early this morning. Approximately 40,000 votes remain to be counted (Oregon is vote-by-mail). Smith trailed through most counts on Tuesday, but caught and narrowly passed Merkley late Tuesday night. Vote counts from Multnomah (Portland) and Lane (Eugene) counties then put Merkley over the top. That leaves the current Senate count 57-D (counting Lieberman and Sanders) to | Read More »

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    Harry Reid Plays it Smart

    Harry Reid has met with Senator Joe Lieberman to discuss Lieberman’s place in the Democratic conference. And instead of stripping him of his committee chairmanship, the two are expected to talk again: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) declined to strip Sen. Joe Lieberman (ID-Conn.) of his Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee chairmanship Thursday afternoon, but after the two met behind closed doors, Lieberman’s | Read More »

    2010 Mid-terms

    Work should begin immediately on the 2010 mid-term elections. A lot will depend on the perceived success/failure of Obama’s administration, but there are a few things that should start now. Start RecruitingBlanche Lincoln (Arkansas) is a fairly conservative Democrat, but she is a Democrat. Let’s hope Huckabee could be talked into running. Although California is tough for the Republicans, Barbara Boxer has to be stopped. | Read More »

    A Note to the GOP Senators- Some Backbone Please

    It CAN be done. Just ask Bob! It looks as if the new Congress will have 44 or 45 Republican senators. I understand the temptation they might have to cry in their beer over the election results. But the people have spoken, and it’s time to move on. The GOP Senate minority has the strength it needs to mount an effective opposition. If they need | Read More »

    Rally for Gordon Smith

    People are too reflective. The only thing we have left right now is the Filibuster and there is still one Republican Senate seat we can save. I have not talked too much about ACORN and voter fraud because I did not think it made the difference in the McCain race (although it could have in Indiana, North Carolina and Virginia). But it could definitely be | Read More »

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    Franken’s Duplicity

    It seems that the Minnesota Senate race between Norm Coleman and Al Franken is headed for an automatic recount under the state’s election law. There seems to have been little trouble with the count in Minnesota, increasing confidence that Coleman’s slim lead will survive any fair scrutiny. Al Franken’s lawyer however, has already declared that the count is suspect. And the sole evidence appears to | Read More »

    We Need To Find Our Voice

    Few conservatives will disagree that we have lost our voice in the public arena. This all began when we elected George W. Bush in 1999. President Bush promised a New Tone™ in Washington. He had worked successfully with both parties as the Governor of Texas, and would continue to do the same as the leader of our nation. He would eliminate the partisan bickering that | Read More »

    Democrat Mischief in Oregon?

    A Senate source informs RS of the following: Democrats in charge of the building where ballots are stored in Portland are trying to get the press to leave the building – they say there is a flood. This is an extremely convenient time to experience a flood. Anyone in Portland have better information of what’s going on? Update: I see Matt Lewis is hearing the | Read More »

    Taking Stock

    Well, before we start all the recriminations and the strategerizing, or even the post-mortems, lets just look at what we’re left with; what do we hold from which to plan a return? The picture here this morning looks surprisingly like the picture in the aftermath of the 1992 election. Senator Obama appears to have won the popular vote by about five points – it will | Read More »

    It’s “Put On The Helmet Day” Mom

    Red States, Rush, I hope you’re listening. There is one thing and one thing only we need to do right now, and for the foreseeable future. It is time for the Operation Chaos Reunion Tour. Remember, according to the polls, there are at least 48 million of us out there. Now what is the best way to create this chaos? Firstly, today is the day | Read More »

    Sarah Palin Should Join the US Senate

    One of the bright spots–or potential bright spots–of this election is the political emergence of Sarah Palin. This happens at a time when Republicans are sorely in need of fresh perspectives and candidates who can bridge the enthusiasm gap with Democrats. I like her quite a lot, but I am also among those who want to see her learn more, prove herself more, and learn | Read More »

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    Update on the Senate Races

    It looks like Norm Colemas has beaten Al Franken. The Alaska and Oregon races are in doubt. UPDATE: Stevens and Young won. Wow. In Georgia, the networks pulled back their cal on Saxby Chambliss. He is now below 50%, meaning he may go into a runoff. There are tens of thousands of outstanding ballots and some delays in Democrat territory with a habit of vote | Read More »

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    The Leadership Struggle Ahead

    We now move to the leadership struggle for the House and Senate Republicans. We have no preferences in these races yet. But we have a question that Messrs. McConnell, Boehner, and Blunt must answer: How are you qualified to lead after two consecutive elections of significant losses? There are others who are just as qualified to lead, some might argue more qualified to lead. in | Read More »

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