Archives for: April 2010
By Carole on Apr 30, 2010
While some try to rehabilitate the corruption laden reputation of the late Congressman John Murtha (D-Pennsylvania) by naming a Navy ship in his honor, voters in his district are poised to rehabilitate their representation in Washington. The latest poll shows Republican businessman Tim Burns leading his Democratic challenger in the May 18 special election former Murtha aide Mark Critz 46% to 40%. (source) And in typical 'Desperate Democrat' fashion, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has responded with one of the most misleading political ads you'll ever see.
By Carole on Apr 30, 2010
Mid-term election season is in full swing and there are at least three races that have both strategic and symbolic significance for the Obama administration. A special Congressional election in Hawaii along with Senate races in Delaware and Illinois have the Obama/Biden home team trailing in the polls and at risk of suffering embarrassing defeats.
By Carole on Apr 29, 2010
President Barack Obama's nominee to the Second Circuit Court of Appeals evidently doesn't know the difference between a motive and an excuse. Judge Robert Chatigny, a federal court judge based in Connecticut, was picked by the president despite a judicial record which includes trying to bully a convicted serial killer's attorney into delaying his client's execution despite lower court rulings and the client's own instructions, Or perhaps he was picked because of such an attempt at judicial activism.
By Carole on Apr 28, 2010
Senator Joe Lieberman (I-Connecticut) has agreed to hold a Greenwich fundraiser for the politically dead man walking, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nevada). Yes, the same Joe Lieberman who was dumped by the Democratic Party and who then defeated their anti-war candidate as an Independent. The same Joe Lieberman Senator Reid said double crossed him on health care reform just weeks ago. That Joe Lieberman will be trading on his own good name and reputation to help one of President Obama's chief henchmen dip into the deep pockets of Connecticut’s elite. (source)
By Carole on Apr 27, 2010
Senator Arlen Specter (D-Pennsylvania) is facing an unexpectedly tough primary challenge in his newly adopted party's primary this year. Competing with him for the right to face presumptive Republican nominee Pat Toomey in November is US Representative Joe Sestak (D-Pennsylvania), a former three-star Navy admiral who had a stellar 31 year military career before entering politics. So what is Senator Specter's latest campaign strategy against his fellow Democrat? Attack his military record.