Am I the only one who’s finds the daily whirlwind of controversy, accusations, counter-accusations, allegations, breathless reporting from anonymous sources, non-answers, implausible excuses, implausible spin, angry protests, and shameless behavior that makes up the Trump presidency increasingly . . . boring? Increasingly …
Joe Donnelly, Strangely Quiet About His Party Affiliation
The Club for Growth chuckles upon finding that Joe Donnelly, the Democrats’ candidate for Senate in Indiana, does not mention his party affiliation in either his campaign biography or his official congressional biography.
On his campaign home page, the only …
If Mourdock Wins, Be Skeptical of the Democratic Spin
Voters go to the polls in four states today. The headline contest is in Indiana’s Republican Senate primary, where Richard Mourdock appears to be on the verge of knocking off six-term incumbent Dick Lugar.
There is no primary in …
A ‘Recruiting Victory’ or a ‘Redistricting Victory’ in Indiana?
In Indiana, the decision by Democrat Rep. Joe Donnelly to run for Senate is being described by the AP as a “recruiting victory” for “national Democrats.”
For those of you who read the Campaign Spot, this news is more accurately …
Jackie Walorski Wants a Rematch; Will Joe Donnelly Want One Too?
Jackie Walorski wants a rematch:
After losing a photo-finish to incumbent Joe Donnelly just months ago, Republican Jackie Walorski is looking for a rematch in Indiana’s 2nd district congressional race.
Walorski first made the announcement on 16 Morning News.
Which Indiana Democrat Is Willing to Lose to Mike Pence?
Democrats are looking for a gubernatorial candidate in Indiana, where Rep. Mike Pence is expected to run on the Republican side. They just received news that the lefties at Swing State Project characterize as “a major, and unexpected, bummer.”
Jackie Walorski Considering an Indiana Rematch in 2012
It sounds like Indiana Republican Jackie Walorski might be running again in 2012, as well:
Walorski said during an interview with The Tribune last week that she is weighing several job offers and keeping an eye on Washington politics. She said …
Best Anti-Obama, Anti-Pelosi Ad of the Year Comes From . . . an Indiana Incumbent Democrat!
Man, this ad for Joe Donnelly in Indiana is just the sort of thing I want to see.
He laments “just how bad the situation on the border is” and talks about how he wants to deport illegals who commit …
The Increasingly Rare Pro-Life Congressional Democrat
Four members of Congress are scheduled to speak at today’s March for Life: Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Virginia, New Jersey Republican Chris Smith, Missouri Republican Vicky Hartzler, and Dan Lipinski, Democrat of Illinois.
As our Jonathan Strong noted back …
Donnelly: I Didn’t Vote for Pelosi As Speaker (At Least Not Every Time)
Rep. Joe Donnelly, the Indiana Democrat who will be Richard Mourdock’s opponent in November, is off to a roaring start to the general election, telling voters in his fairly conservative state, “Well, I did not vote for her for …
Does Indiana Need a Pro-Teapot Museum GOP Senator?
Richard Mourdock, challenging six-term incumbent Sen. Richard Lugar in Indiana’s GOP primary, is running a statewide ad hitting his opponent on earmarks:
Richard Mourdock: Every Year, Congress finds new ways to spend our money… and Sadly, Senator Lugar went …
Redistricting Hits Indiana Democrat Joe Donnelly
Indiana Democrat Rep. Joe Donnelly is thinking of running for Senate or governor. The Indiana state legislature may help him along with that decision:
A redistricting plan proposed by Republicans who control the Indiana Legislature would shift several GOP-leaning areas …
The Deployment of the Dreaded ‘Box’ Metaphor
Indiana Democratic congressman Joe Donnelly, who narrowly avoided defeat in 2010, assesses our actions in Libya: “”What we’re trying to do is simply put Col. Gaddafi in a box, make sure that the people of Libya are protected, and hopefully …
One Congressman’s Reelection Bid Depends on Redistricting
It looks like Rep. Joe Donnelly’s decision on whether to run for reelection is in the hands of the Indiana legislature:
Donnelly narrowly won re-election in November and the Republican-dominated Legislature could make his district more GOP leaning when …
Joe Donnelly’s Curious Definition of ‘Independent’
The National Republican Congressional Committee makes its first independent-expenditure ad of the year, aiming to refute — or is it refudiate? — the claims of Indiana Democrat Joe Donnelly that he’s an independent:
Well, perhaps Donnelly is independent except …
Tough Year to Be a Pro-Life Democrat
Did you think that (allegedly) pro-life Democrats would be in trouble this cycle after the health-care vote?
A new poll from the Susan B. Anthony List, taken in districts of “pro-life” Democrats who voted in favor of the health-care bill …