Posts tagged "us senate"

Nevada Senate Candidate Demands Reid Campaign Take Down Re-Creation of Website

The campaign of Nevada US Senate candidate Sharron Angle demanded through a cease-and-desist letter that her rival’s campaign take down a replica of her old website. Sharron Angle’s old website had her positions listed. Several of her outlandish, controversial, and downright idiotic position views were scrubbed after she won the Nevada Republican primary race. Talking... Read more »

US Senate Candidate: "I'm Not in the Business of Creating Jobs"

Tea Party darling and Nevada United States Senate candidate Sharron Angle has everyone laughing and is in hot water after being embarrassed by the campaign of her opponent, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. The Reid campaign has released a video montage of Angle saying twice it is not and will not be her duty to... Read more »

Carly Fiorina, California US Senate Candidate, Caught Making Fun of Opponent's Hair

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Carly Fiorina, former McCain campaign economic advisor and US Senate candidate in California, was caught making fun of opponent Barbara Boxer’s hair. While preparing for a television interview, Fiorina was caught mentioning that a friend “saw Barbara Boxer briefly on television this morning and said what everyone says, ‘God, what is that hair?'” “Sooo yesterday,”... Read more »

Illinois US Senate Battle: Mark Kirk's Campaign Lies About Naval Award Facts

Lie they have. They being the campaign of a one Mr. Mark Kirk. Kirk’s had a row over his record as a naval intelligence dude.  In an email sent out from the campaign Saturday night, Eric Elk of the Kirk campaign said “Furthermore, the story inaccurately portrays the Rufus Taylor award as a non-Navy award.... Read more »

Senate Republican Says Obama Should "take a Valium" Before Meeting with GOP

Today, President Obama met for over an hour with Senate Republicans in an attempt to see what could be accomplished in this heated election year. The meeting didn’t accomplish a thing with Kansas Senator Pat Roberts blasting Obama to the media right after the event. Roberts said “He needs to take a Valium before he... Read more »

The Hill: Senate bill aims to take 'retarded' out of federal lexicon

from The Hill: Headline: “Bipartisan Senate bill aims to take ‘retarded’ out of federal lexicon” A bill in Congress would remove all references in federal law, that is the codified statues of the nation, to the terms “mental retardation” and “mentally retarded individual.” The bill, called Rosa’s Law, would replace “mental retardation” with “intellectual disability”... Read more »

Joe Sestak, Rand Paul Win Senate Primaries; Mark Critz Wins Murtha Congressional race; Blanche Lincoln Forced Into Runoff; Incumbent Apocalypse

Will 2010 be the year of the incumbent and establishment apocalypse? It very well could be. In May 18th primaries for United State Senate, Joe Sestak and Rand Paul won Democratic and Republican primaries, respectively. Mark Critz, a staffer of the deceased John Murtha, beat his Republican opponent in a special election and will have... Read more »

Florida Republican Governor To Run For US Senate As Independent

Charlie Crist, Florida Governor Will Charlie Crist run as an Independent in the Florida US Senate race? Speculation has existed for weeks that he may dump the Republican party and run unaffiliated in the race. Republicans are blasting him, his supporters have an uneasy grin, and Democrats are blasting him. The news and my take... Read more »

Republicans to Debate Financial Reform Bill on Senate Floor

Some of the Republican wall of opposition has been taken down. Senate Republicans have agreed to debate the financial reform package on the Senate floor. Republican leader Mitch McConnell said he wanted Democrats to stop the “the partisan gamesmanship” over financial reform. Like the partisan gamesmanship where he went and met with Big Wall Street... Read more »

Republican Senator Blasts Obama Attempts at Financial Reform

Republican Senator Mitch McConnell The top Senate Republican blasted the Obama Administration’s plans for financial industry reform on Tuesday.  According to the Washington Post, Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader, said “The fact is, this bill wouldn’t solve the problems that led to the financial crisis. It would make them worse.” He added, “This bill not... Read more »