Archive for January, 2005

Okay Okay, So I Lied

Wednesday, January 19th, 2005

THIS is my last post before heading to Washington. Wictory Wednesday, a system of blogs used frequently during the election to raise money and spread messages during the Bush campaign, is asking today that members contribute to Sen. Santorums’s reelection campaign. This past April, Sen. Mudd, as he shall henceforth be called on this blog, […]

March for Life/Harass Your Senators

Wednesday, January 19th, 2005

This will be my last post until the middle of next week. I’m heading down for the Inaugural and March for Life festivities. Next month, Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist will bring one of President Bush’s filibustered judges to the Senate floor. At that point, we will need to a) get 60 votes for cloture, […]

Race Update: Michigan

Thursday, January 13th, 2005

Rep. Candice Miller has unfortunately decided not to challenge first-term Senator Debbie Stabenow. Miller was being heavily recruited by the White House and offered Republicans a far better chance of taking the seat than any other potential candidate. It’s not unwinnable, but there are multiple factors working against us. Any Republicans with state-wide name recognition […]

McCain Folds

Friday, January 7th, 2005

Congressional Quarterly this week reported that Senator John McCain has decided to oppose what may be the only way that Republicans can ensure that the Senate can fulfill its Constitutional duty of giving advise and consent on judicial nominations. McCain has previously shown contempt for the Constitution with his campaign finance proposal. While DvK has […]

Race Profile: Montana

Saturday, January 1st, 2005

Sen. Conrad Burns won this seat in 1988 to become only the second Republican Senator in state history. Burns survived a scare in 2000 against now Governor-elect Brian Schweitzer. Having learned his lesson in 2000, Burns already has over $600,000 in the bank and is ready for a challenge.
Few states have a Senator who has […]