The Daily Beast In a crazy campaign season, who’s craziest of all? The Daily Beast, using its Election Oracle and 9 other factors, discovers the 15 Senate candidates scoring highest on our new Wingnut Index. Somehow, 2010 has turned out to be the year of the Wingnut. An unprecedented array of far out—and mostly far-right—candidates… More The Fifteen Craziest Senate Candidates
Yep, $700 billion additional dollars to the deficit! The White House has released a very easy and simple explanation about the tax cut fight in congress. Remember, the Republicans will not even discuss the tax cuts for small businesses unless the Dems include the Bush tax cuts for the rich in their plan… Related Articles… More Extending Bush Tax cuts Adds $700 Billion to Deficit
Newsweek Sarah Palin says that a new crop of conservative women will ‘rise up’ to protect their cubs. But will they? ma·ma griz·zly noun, pl. -zlies 1. Large brown bear, female of the species, native to North America with big claws. 2. A certain breed of U.S. politician, female, who stands for… …what exactly? On… More Newsweek: What does ‘Mama Grizzly’ really mean?
MSNBC Unlikely friendships When partisanship blankets Washington and gridlock reigns, senators say that personal relationships across the aisle are a fundamental element of how the chamber works. The late Sen. Kennedy was named often by the Republicans as someone they liked to work with on legislation. No one knew Kennedy better and learned more from… More Outgoing senators give exit interviews to NBC News (Video)
What boggles the mind here is how there is at least 30% of people who vote that agree with Sharron Angle, Sarah Palin, Rand Paul and Samantha…uh…I mean Christine O’Donnell on the issue of repealing Health Care Reform. I guess my point of view as a human being who cares about others who may be suffering… More Sharron Angle Slams Mandated Health Care Coverage For Autism Treatment, Maternity Leave (VIDEO)
The Plum Line – Greg Sargent As I’ve noted here before, what’s striking about the Nevada Senate race is that the primary source of ammo Harry Reid has employed against Sharron Angle — really, the only source of ammo — has been nothing other than her own spoken words. Now the Reid campaign is… More Reid campaign: Angle is crazy and a liar
Cat fight! TPMDC Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) had his first debate tonight with his challengers, former Rep. J.D. Hayworth and conservative activist Jim Deakin, hosted by 3TV in Phoenix. And one thing was made very clear, as if we didn’t know it already: McCain and Hayworth really don’t like each other, and they’re not trying to hide… More McCain And Hayworth Pound Each Other At First Debate