Elizabeth Esty (D, Connecticut-05) seems… worried… about her electoral chances.
You have to wonder. First off, the DCCC is planning to dump about three quarters of a million dollars in ad buys for Esty’s campaign. This is a little surprising, because the actual Republican candidate for that district is still kind of up in the air. There’s also more than a touch of scandal potentially looming over Esty’s general campaign this year: back in 2013 | Read More »
Veterans Affairs Police brutality alleged in wrongful death case.
This is one of those stories that you actually hope to God never happened, because of course you’d prefer that somebody lied to you about a veteran getting beaten by cops than for it to actually have happened. But it’s being reported in local news, too: the short version is that the widow and family of Jonathan Montano claim that Veterans Affairs Police essentially beat | Read More »
Supreme Court Decisions today!
10 AM for whatever cases get announced today.
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The Memorial Day Saturday Open Thread.
I only ask that you please remember those of us who gave their lives so that the rest of us could have ours. God bless them all.
RS Interview: Jim Geraghty on ‘The Weed Agency.’
The stuff that sounds most over-the-top are all things that actually have happened.
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Tuesday Night Primaries Open Thread.
Well, there’s Georgia, and Kentucky, and Oregon’s: also, Idaho? – Anyway, here’s a thread for all of those. As usual, AoSHQDD is covering the close ones. Moe Lane PS: Folks? Just… stay frosty, OK? Look at what happened to the anti-war, Bush-hating Left; some of them are still trapped inside their own personal Hell-space, and it’s been going on six years now. You don’t want | Read More »
The Democratic party’s biggest structural problem, in one ‘Senator vs. Governor’ chart.
It’s not that there aren’t plenty of governors out there with good job creation records and a proven ability to campaign and win; it’s just that they’re all Republicans.
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Trey Gowdy does a mike drop on media over Benghazi.
[UPDATE] This is actually from last year. Which tells me something important: John Boehner is taking this issue seriously, because he picked precisely the right person for the job. Oh, Trey Gowdy’s gonna work out just fine, here. Short version: it’s three and a half minutes of the man listing every question that the media should have been asking – honestly, truly asking – yet | Read More »
Democrats’ youth vote for 2014 looks like… 2010′s.
Just the one poll, of course – and note that it was done by a Democratic pollster, so don’t assume that ‘scaring the heebie-jeebies out of the Left’ isn’t part of the business model – but it does seem to fit. It does not really surprise me that the Democrats can only count on 37% of its 2012 youth vote in 2014; as Aaron Blake noted, the | Read More »