Archive for August, 2007

LA Secretary of State Expects Full Recovery

Thursday, August 9th, 2007

Louisiana Secretary of State Jay Dardenne expects a full recovery after a serious accident Monday night.  Dardenne was responsible for the accident, but was not intoxicated nor using an electronic device at the time.  He will not be ticketed.
Dardenne’s name has come up in some discussions about a Republican challenger to Sen. Mary Landrieu next […]

OK Dems Find Jim Webb of ‘08

Friday, August 3rd, 2007

No, that doesn’t mean it’s my upset special.  It’s the formidable but non-viable third choice candidate who is far too liberal for a Republican state but could keep it close enough that an incumbent’s dumb mistake could swing the election.  That’s right.  State Sen. Andrew Rice is running for Senate.
 Democrats are excited, but Rice has […]

OR Dems Finally Find Challenger

Thursday, August 2nd, 2007

After several swings and misses, Oregon Democrats have finally found a challenger to Sen. Gordon Smith.  Speaker of the Oregon House of Representatives Jeff Merkley declared his candidacy yesterday.  Merkley was well down on the Democrats’ wish list and was only recruited after a former Governor and the every Democrat Congressman passed on the race.
Although Merkley […]

You Can’t Make This Stuff Up

Wednesday, August 1st, 2007

A day after his home was raided by the FBI and the IRS, Sen. Ted Stevens threatened to place a hold on Senate ethics legislation.  While the legislation is seriously flawed in that it does not include true earmark reform, Sen. Stevens should have absolutely nothing to say about ethics.  If he had any integrity […]