From the daily archives:

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Byron Dorgan Rushes for the Door

January 5, 2010

What a way to start the 2010!  North Dakota Democrat Senator Byron Dorgan has decided not to seek reelection in November. A Democrat powerhouse, he’s been in the Senate since 1992 and is a major Democrat leader in the Senate on Health Care and other issues.  This comes as a huge shock to most insiders, [...]

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Scott Brown Within Single Digits of Coakley

January 5, 2010

There were signs that something is going on in Massachusetts and now we have some empirical evidence.  According to the latest Rasmussen Reports poll, Republican Scott Brown trails Democrat Martha Coakley by single digits in the upcoming special election to fill Ted Kennedy’s old Senate seat.  Nine points is still a significant margin, but this [...]

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That Awesome America Rising Video

January 5, 2010

Some of the best political messages are the ones that simply capture the thoughts of those swing voters who don’t pay as much attention to politics as they should.  This poster in support of the British Conservative Party is a good example.  As is the following video depicting an open letter to the leaders of [...]

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Health Care Ping-Pong

January 5, 2010

Word on the hill is that Democrats are meeting this week to hash out a health care agreement between the House and Senate without a formal conference committee.  This is for the purpose of avoiding a series of cloture votes that the GOP could use to slow down the formation of a conference, as well [...]

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