Woe is Rep. Maxine Waters. How could David Obey do such a thing? From Roll Call($):
A plan by House Appropriations Chairman David Obey (D-Wis.) to ban “monuments to me” in this year’s appropriations bills has been sharply criticized behind closed doors by a senior Democrat who wants to direct $1 million to an employment center in her district bearing her name. (more…)
Benjamin Hodge at RedCounty.com/Johnson in early 2009:
My guess is that long-time Secretary of State Ron Thornburgh will back out of running for governor in 2010. Thornburgh didannounce his intention of running for governor, and he has a campaign Web site up, but I think he’s going to decide against running against US Senator Sam Brownback.
When they lose, they lose to Republicans like Sarah Palin, and many recall their most anxious moments during the 2008 general election campaign were those weeks after Palin’s nomination was announced when McCain actually lead for the first time, before he blew the race by embracing the bank bailout.
Recent polls show that a majority of Americans are now pro-life, that conservatives now out-number moderates, and that women are much more likely to vote Democrats. (more…)