Archive for the 'Alabama 08' Category

AL Dems Find Sacrificial Lamb

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2007

State Sen. Vivian Figures will run for Senate against Sen. Jeff Sessions.  Figures is an unknown.  Alabama’s deep red.  Sessions is swimming in dough.  Game.  Set.  Match. Sessions.

Sessions Strikes It Rich

Monday, June 25th, 2007

President Bush’s approval numbers make him poisonous for stump speeches, but he can still rake in the dollars.  Last week, President Bush hosted a fundraiser for Sen. Jeff Sessoins, raking in over $800,000.  Lest his $2+ million advantage wasn’t enough to deter challengers, that is now over $3 million, in a deep red state.  It’s […]

AL Democrats Making Like Oregon Counterparts

Tuesday, June 12th, 2007

It’s becoming more andmore difficult to see the difference between Alabama Democrats and Oregon Democrats.  Today, state Agriculture Commissioner Ron Sparks, a recruit targeted by DSCC Chair Chuck Schumer and much of the left wing blogosphere, said that he will not challenge incumbent Sen. Jeff Sessions.  He claims that this is to keep Alabama Democrats […]

Scratch Alabama off the List

Monday, January 8th, 2007

Alabama┬┤s time on the short list of potentially competitive 08 Senate races has come to an end with the decision of Rep. Artur Davis to bail on the race.  Davis would have been an underdog against Sen. Jeff Sessions, but in a cycle that is lacking competitive races and with Democrats favored to retain control […]