The Campaign Spot

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

It’s Almost as if 2010 Is a Bad Year to Run as a Democrat or Something


Laura Kelly, a Democrat in the Kansas state senate, announced in October that she would run against Rep. Lynn Jenkins, one of the few Republicans to knock off an incumbent Democrat in 2008.

Now Kelly has decided to withdraw from the race, citing her legislative duties.

Tags: Barack Obama , Bill Richardson , Chris Dodd , Hillary Clinton , Horserace , Joe Biden , John Edwards , John McCain , Mitt Romney , Rudy Giuliani , Sarah Palin , Something Lighter , Tommy Thompson


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