Archive for September, 2006

Could´ve Been Worse

Friday, September 29th, 2006

For more than a year now, Republicans have mocked and undermined the campaign of Rep. Katherine Harris.  Many of them would have preferred having Rep. Mark Foley represent the GOP for the seat.  Harris´s campaign has had its problems, but just think about think about the implications of having a statewide candidate doing this.

Ensign to Head NRSC

Wednesday, September 27th, 2006

Roll Call is reporting that Sen. John Ensign will head the NRSC for the 2008 election cycle.  Ensign is a curious choice, as many expected the job to once again go to a member of the class of 2004.  Ensign is a respected campaigner, who nearly ousted Sen. Harry Reid when he first ran for […]

Wictory Wednesday: Georgia on our Minds

Wednesday, September 27th, 2006

This week Wictory Wednesday presents Max Burns for the US Congress for the 12th District of Georgia. He is running a tight race against Democratic incumbent John Barrow.
The Israeli war in Lebanon has shown what will happen if we pull out of Iraq… the terrorists will claim victory and emerge even stronger and more emboldened. […]

Webb´s Race Problem

Tuesday, September 26th, 2006

Democrat Jim Webb declined to say Tuesday whether he had ever used a racial epithet to describe African-Americans, the AP reports.  Race problems have haunted his opponent Sen. George Allen, but could prove a bigger problem for Webb.  Webb will need a heavy turnout in Northern Virginia, an area with a high black population.  While […]

Sen. Tom Coburn, M.D., Needs Our Help

Tuesday, September 26th, 2006

When Dr. Coburn spoke with President Bush after his election in 2004, the President said, “Tom, I´d really appreciate your help,” Coburn responded, “Mr. President, I´ll be glad to help you cut spending.”  During his time in the House, Tom Coburn proved himself to be a dependable, ethical, and ardent conservative.  Since his election to […]

Green Candidate Off Ballot

Monday, September 25th, 2006

A Pennsylvania judge Monday tossed Green Party candidate Carl Romanelli off the ballot, saying that he did not have enough valid signatures to qualify.  The decision is a serious blow to Sen. Rick Santorum Mudd, who will now need a majority if he hopes to retain his seat.  Mudd is the most vulnerable incumbent facing […]

One for the Ages

Monday, September 25th, 2006

In the long series of historic Notre Dame victories, this past Saturday´s win over Michigan State ranks among the best.  Up against it in East Lansing, the Irish had been beaten left right and sideways for three quarters, entering the fourth quarter down 16.  With an unfriendly crowd and every reason to think that this […]

All Races Now Set

Monday, September 25th, 2006

With Sen. Daniel Akaka´s primary victory over Rep. Ed Case, the 2006 primary season has come to a close.  Akaka is set to defeat Republican Jerry Coffee, who won his primary in spite of having abandoned his campaign.  The win is likely the most significant in a series of victories for the far left wing […]

Klobo-Gate

Thursday, September 21st, 2006

I´d cover it, but the crew at KvM´s doing a fine job on their own.

Friends Across the Aisle

Thursday, September 21st, 2006

Michael Mfume, Kweisi´s son, made a surprise appearance at Michael Steele press conference today.  The visit comes as a significant boost to the Steele campaign, which is still enjoying the fruits of the bitter Democrat primary.  In fact, Stele is currently polling at about 30% of the black vote, a warning sign to Rep. Ben Cardin.  […]