The Campaign Spot

Election-driven news and views . . . by Jim Geraghty.

He Must Be One of Those Shy 14-Term Incumbents


Oh, this screams confidence: The chairman of the House Budget Committee, incumbent Democrat John Spratt of South Carolina, is perfectly willing to debate . . . as long as there are no cameras.

This leads to interesting slogans, though: Mick Mulvaney: Because he’s not hiding from voters.

Tags: John Spratt , Mick Mulvaney


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