On the day I promised my wife I would abandon the internet until we got home from Hampton Beach my congresswoman decided to call it quits. Having imprinted the 3rd Congressional District with the indelible mark of her family's public service, U.S. Rep. Niki Tsongas will step away from Congress at the end of her … Continue reading Nikki Tsongas Out in MA 3, Thank Nancy Pelosi
Just got off the NRCC conference call here is a quick summery of what went on: Andrew Clark Digital press secretary welcomed us Digital director Gerrit Lansing came on briefly to say The NRCC is winning because we are on offense, anxious to hear the ideas from those on the calls (twitter & new media … Continue reading NRCC Conference Call with Greg Walden (R-OR)
A congressman's first duty is to get re-elected Sam Rayburn I've Always known how to count Tip O'Neill Yesterday in the National Journal review Josh Kraushaar looked at five congressional races in battle ground states that the GOP is defending. What he saw speaks loudly: In Colorado's 6th: Coffman found his solidly Republican district redrawn … Continue reading House Races speaking Loud and Clear UPDATE Et Tu Henry Waxman?
At the Keith Fimian HQ running in va-11 here in Fairfax It is a beehive of activity, people are in and out and excited. In the half hour I've been here workers have been in and out and in and out. The candidate has a debate tonight and time and preparation are being devoted to … Continue reading 11:39 A.M Fairfax Va Va-11
It is crunch time for the DaTechGuy / Robert Stacy McCain road trip to hit districts in NY and Penn. We are at least $300 short from being able to do this and that doesn't even count any meals or hotels. If we can get the last $300 $275 $250 $190 $165 $135 the road … Continue reading Road Trip Crunch time $300 $275 $250 $190 $165 $135 bucks short
Remember when everyone told us that democrats should run on their records supporting Obamacare and the president when the people were screaming otherwise in polls? I'm sure the leadership said they would stand behind them. Apparently as the Cyberleader once told Miss Hartigan "That would be classified as a lie" as politico reports: Facing a … Continue reading Old CW Dem congressmen who voted for Obamacare: SUCKERS!
Bill Gunn appeared on local public access TV this Wednesday: Shortly after the interview I spoke with him myself: During the hearing on the Health Care Bill he was in the congressional galleries and at one point shouted out "Kill the Bill". For saying aloud what the great majority of the American people were thinking … Continue reading Double Barrelled Gunn
...compares the two districts Ma-01 and Ca36 and their candidates Bill Gunn in Ma01 and Mattie Fein in CA36 and the respective coverage or lack thereof in the local papers in the communities they serve: This year however there are some similarities. The economic slowdown is affecting the families of Southern California just as much … Continue reading My latest Examiner Article A tale of two districts and Two Newspapers
Doing the job the main stream media is is paid for but apparently chooses not to I spent 15 minutes talking with Republican Candidate for Ca-36 Mattie Fein: On The Torrance Daily Breeze's decision to not cover the campaign: "I'm Concerned, this isn't about looking for favorable coverage, it's about looking for fair play. There … Continue reading My interview with Mattie Fein (r) candidate for congress CA36
1st District Candidate Bill Gunn held a standout in Fitchburg Yesterday at the intersections of Bemis Road, Summer Street and John Fitch Highway. It was a hot day to be out but Bill' supporters were undeterred and they greeted the passers by: And posed for the blogger in the hat: And explained their support A … Continue reading Bill Gunn for Ma-1: Standout in Fitchburg
Mr. Herr was one of several candidates for state and local office who attended the rallies yesterday in Boston:
I wanted to get a comment from Liz Carter running in the Georgia 4th district against Hank "I'm not a geologist but I play one in the congress" Johnson. Her Chief of staff Cheryl Prater remembered me from CPAC (proving the Cannoli rule correct) and did me one better. Rather than a simple comment she … Continue reading “Truth Matters” My interview with Liz Carter Ga-4
A lot of people are upset about this: Sarah Palin, McCain's former running mate and perhaps the most powerful brand in Republican politics, will stump for McCain in Arizona on March 26 and 27, a Palin adviser told CNN. The presence of Palin - and the considerable crowds and media attention she will draw - … Continue reading Palin/McCain It’s the honorable thing to do…