Obama, Shifting From ‘Forward’ to ‘For War’
From the Thursday edition of the Morning Jolt:
Ed Markey, Useless Doofus
If you wanted to parody a politician’s fear, paralysis, indecisiveness and timidity, you couldn’t do much better than the Senate’s newest addition, Massachusetts Democrat Ed …
Should Gabriel Gomez Be a Priority for National GOP Groups?
How much should national Republicans invest in the effort to elect Gabriel Gomez in Massachusetts’s special Senate election June 25?
Some evidence — such as this poll commissioned by the Gomez campaign — points to an extremely competitive race:
Scott Brown for Senate: Third Time (in Four Years) Is the Charm?
After long delays and much discussion, a Scott Brown senatorial bid — the third in four years — may be taking shape:
GOP officials close to Scott Brown report that the former Republican senator is ‘’leaning strongly toward running” in …
Another Stimulus-Funded Energy Company Hits the Skids
Another stimulus success story — well, success for Democratic lawmakers and a company that received millions in federal funds, not for the taxpayer, laid-off workers, or the customers who will probably never purchase the product of the rapidly sinking company.
The Money Behind the Democrats’ Latest Star Witness Against Budget Cuts
The latest brouhaha on Capitol Hill:
House Democrats made their case for continuing taxpayer funding of public media outlets such as NPR and PBS with a little help from Arthur the PBS cartoon character, who visited the Capitol Wednesday morning.
Markey: Quick, Let’s Outspend This Guy!
Massachusetts voters go to the polls to pick their next senator on June 25, three weeks from now. Isn’t it a little late for the Democratic nominee, Ed Markey, to be gallivanting across the country to do Hollywood fundraisers? “Markey will …
The Proud Announcement: ‘I’m Running… Maybe.’
Ah, the world of the conditional Congressional race:
State Sen. Katherine Clark is running for Congress, if U.S. Rep. Ed Markey’s seat representing the 5th Congressional District opens up.
Markey is seeking Secretary of State John Kerry’s …
Massachusetts Democrats, Debating Who Will Kerry the Torch
Up in Massachusetts, Glen Johnson of the Boston Globe updates his scorecard on the Senate seat that will open up when John Kerry departs to become secretary of state:
Representative Ed Markey has lined up support from several big names, …
Time For New Blood in Massachusetts’ 7th District?
Jonah noted this while I was on vacation; Jeff Semon, creator of Krugmaniswrong.com, is running for Congress in Massachusetts, in the 7th Congressional District.
He’s probably one of the few Republican candidates who has ever worked for the …
I Guess He’s Not a Big Neighborhood Guy
Gerry Dembrowski, a GOP challenger to Rep. Ed Markey of Massachusetts, goes to the listed address of the congressman. He finds his neighbors have no idea he lived there, and don’t recall seeing him . . . pretty much, ever.