Archive for August 23rd, 2009

Rasmussen: 35% Say ‘Cash for Clunkers’ Helped Economy, 23% Say It Hurt

Sunday, August 23rd, 2009

Thirty-five percent (35%) of American adults say the federal “cash for clunkers” program was good for the U.S. economy. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey shows that 23% say the program hurt the economy, and 27% say it had no impact. Another 15% are not sure.

Update on Peggy Dunn rumor: Higher source tells us “There is no short list.”

Sunday, August 23rd, 2009

Earlier Sunday, we reported that a source within the Brownback 2010 team is telling conservatives that Leawood Mayor Peggy Dunn is on the “short list” of possible running mates.

We’ve since been told, on good authority, that these Brownback staff sources are incorrect to state that Dunn is on the short list.

On top of that, we were told that “there is no short list;” or, if there is one, that Brownback is not sharing it even with senior staff members.

Source: Leawood Mayor Peggy Dunn on Brownback “short list” of choices for Lieutenant Governor

Sunday, August 23rd, 2009

According to a source, Senator Sam Brownback’s 2010 team is privately telling Kansas conservatives that Leawood Mayor Peggy Dunn is on the “short list” of choices for Brownback’s running mate.  The source thinks that Brownback wants to appoint a woman and a Johnson County resident.  If true, Brownback’s consideration of Dunn will likely be viewed by many conservatives as further evidence of the concern that Brownback is out of touch with conservative voters. (more…)