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Ensign Scandal: Subpoenas!

And former NRSC Chair John Ensign is taking the National Republican Senatorial Committee down with him: Recipients of subpoenas issued in the Justice Department investigation tied to Sen. John Ensign (R-Nev.) include several Nevada firms that donated to the National Republican … Continue reading

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WI-Sen: Tommy Thompson’s Greatest Hits

Republican dolt Tommy Thompson is making noise about challenging Senator Russ Feingold this year.  And Thompson is reminding Wisconsin voters what a D.C. insider he is by headlining a lobbyist fundraiser.  But Thompson isn’t just best buddies with Washington’s top corporate lobbyists. … Continue reading

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September Senate Approval Numbers from Survey USA

SUSA is up with their September 2009 numbers.Republicans: Chuck Grassley Jan. ’09 Feb. ’09 Mar. ’09 Apr. ’09 May ’09 June ’09 July ’09 Aug. ’09 Sep. ’09 Approve 71 71 68 59 63 58 62 54 50 Disapprove 22 … Continue reading

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LA-Sen: Hookerlover David Vitter Having Yet Another Lousy Week

By never referring to his criminal act of soliciting prostitutes (only vaguely calling it a “very serious sin“) and by only facing pre-screened audiences who will never ask him tough questions, Hookerlover David Vitter was hoping that people would just … Continue reading

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Early Tuesday Morning Odds & Ends

Missouri: Friend-of-all-corporate-lobbyists Roy Blunt has “scheduled more [health care] industry-hosted fundraisers this year than any of his colleagues on the five House and Senate committees at the center of the health care reform debate.”  Roy Blunt is as bought-and-paid-for as … Continue reading

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End of Quarter Fundraising Push

Mon Sep 28, 2009 at 11:06 AM EDT (Amazing start!  Let’s keep it going!)(Heading into the final day of the quarter!)(You guys are awesome!  Your generosity astounds me!)The last day of the thirdfundraising quarter of 2009 (whoa, time really flies!) … Continue reading

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Weekend Round-Up

  The third fundraising quarter of 2009 comes to an end on Wednesday night.  Please, please, please consider a contribution before Wednesday night to our Democratic candidates for Senate via the Expand the Map! ActBlue page.  Every contribution makes a … Continue reading

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CT-Sen: Discontent with Senator Dodd Dropping

Earlier this week, Research 2000 released numbers that showed Senator Christopher Dodd moving back toward a state of political health.  Today, Qunnipiac releases similar numbers (with July Q numbers in parentheses): Dodd Numbers Approve-Disapprove 43-49 (42-52) Favorable-Unfavorable 40-48 (40-50) Dodd … Continue reading

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DE-Sen: Will Mike Castle and Beau Biden Play Chicken?

Nearly a month-and-a-half ago, 70-year-old Republican Rep. Mike Castle said the following: “I have a responsibility, primarily to the Republican Party of Delaware, to make it relatively soon. And relatively means in the next month or so.” So what is … Continue reading

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Tuesday Odds & Ends

Louisiana: Hookerlover David Vitter wants to scrap the nation’s employer-based health insurance system and effectively privatize Medicaid: Sen. David Vitter endorses health study that urges scrapping employer coverageU.S. Sen. David Vitter has endorsed a new study from a conservative think tank … Continue reading

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