Kevin’s remarks about Haley — we used to have to specify which governor we were talking about, Nikki or Barbour, but now I guess it’s just Nikki — reminded me of a George Will line in 2000. The line …
The Largely Ignored Prequel to Peter King’s Radicalization Hearing
It’s rather fascinating that so many folks are up in arms about Rep. Peter King’s hearing on radicalization of American-born Muslims, when the Senate committee with the roughly equivalent jurisdiction held a hearing on Fort Hood that dealt …
The 2012 Senate Reelection Decisions Come Tumbling in . . .
It looks like Senatorial Retirement Decision Week.
First Kent Conrad of North Dakota announced he’s retiring at the end of this term.
Then Dick Lugar of Indiana announced he’s not retiring and will run for another term (and …
Linda McMahon vs. Joe Lieberman in 2012?
I think a lot of Connecticut Republicans ended up impressed with Linda McMahon as a Senate candidate; her effort ended up to be a lot more than a well-funded celebrity vanity campaign. She lost by 12 percentage points, but that gap …
How Joe Lieberman Differs From Charlie Crist
This morning, David Axelrod is insisting that Crist’s departure proves that Republicans no longer have a big tent, and that the Florida governor was “run out” of the GOP.
Two words, sir: Parker Griffith.
Someone asked how Crist’s …
Lieberman: Democrats Are the Ones Making Netanyahu Speech Partisan, Not GOP
If Democrats want to avoid politicizing Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address before Congress this week, they should be attending the speech, not boycotting it, said former senator Joe Lieberman (I., Conn.).
On Meet the Press, Lieberman, who was joined …
No-Mentum: No Lieberman Bid in 2012
The buzz this afternoon is that Joe Lieberman will not run for another term. Now Drudge is pointing to this report, indicating the decision is “no.”
If so, it marks the end of a long, wild, and varied career. In …
Connecticut Democrats, Eager to Take on Joe-Mentum
I find it interesting that Connecticut Democrats are preparing for a Linda McMahon bid in 2012 . . .
An internal poll conducted for the nascent campaign of former Conn. Secretary of State Susan Bysiewicz (D) shows her narrowly ahead in Democratic primary matchups …
GOP or Retirement for Joe Lieberman?
Would Connecticut Republicans even want another six years of Joe Lieberman? They may have embraced him in 2006 against vehemently antiwar Democrat Ned Lamont when their own nominee was a long-shot also-ran, but that was a stimulus, a TARP, and an …