Elections have consequences, and one of those from Tuesday’s elections is that Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX) is likely to become the next chairman of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Posts Tagged: election 2010
Democrats took it on the chin last night. Republicans and Tea Party Republicans landed one body blow after another before delivering the knockout punch. Republicans took 60 House seats and at least 6 Senate positions away from the Democrats. That means that Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) will become the next Speaker of the United States… Read more »
John Kerry (D-MA) slaps around Politico, Huffington Post and pundits while he reassures us that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) is not simply Dracula or even just Lazarus. “Politico was wrong, Huffington Post was wrong, hell, all the pundits were wrong. Harry Reid isn’t just Dracula, he isn’t just Lazarus, he’s our Leader and… Read more »
In his victory speech tonight, Barney Frank chastised his opponent and the Republican party. He said their actions were “beneath the dignity of democracy.”
Here’s an excerpt from Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty’s October 31st 2010 appearance on Face the Nation.
A few weeks ago, heck a few days ago, Tea Party Republican Joe Miller was leading the US Senate race in Alaska, but now a new poll puts him dead last. A Hays Research Group poll released today shows write-in candidate Lisa Murkowski in the lead with 34 percent and Democrat Scott McAdams with 29… Read more »
On Tuesday, Delaware’s Tea Party Republican senatorial candidate Christine O’Donnell appeared on WDEL’s “The Rick Jensen Show.” After the interview ended, O’Donnell threatened to sue the radio station if they didn’t turn over video tape of the interview so it could be destroyed. O’Donnell herself threatened the station with a lawsuit if the video was… Read more »
In Kentucky, campaign workers do the beat-downs, but in Virginia, the police do it. Virginia’s Congressman Eric Cantor represents the 7th district. He running against Democrat Rick Waugh. Cantor refuses to debate his opponent, but he publicized on his Web site a meet-and-great to allows voters the opportunity to ask him questions. Well, Democrat John… Read more »
It’s cliche when an abuser asks the victim for an apology, but that’s what has happened in the ongoing story of a Rand Paul campaign worker who beat up a woman a couple days ago. In a local news story by WKYT in Kentucky, Tim Profitt, the man who admittedly stomped on a liberal woman… Read more »
Despite being attacked for her flagrant racist campaign ads, Sharron Angle has not backed down. In fact, in her latest ad she doubles-down by pandering to her belief that white Nevadans are scared of brown people.
Here’s a new video of Rand Paul supporters beating up a woman at an event yesterday. Since when did it become acceptable to beat up anybody at a campaign rally, much less a man beating up a woman? What a bunch of redneck sissies – pick on someone your own size. Perhaps the attacker was… Read more »
Talking Points Memo received some e-mail messages sent by a Texas Tea Party group called the King Street Patriots to a group in Houston that’s registering voters. I know we’re not supposed to refer to the Tea Party groups as organizations of racists, but you know what, that’s what they are so deal with it…. Read more »
The polls are bouncing all over the place in the Senate races so take everything you hear about polls with a huge chunk of salt, but here’s my latest analysis. For awhile the polls were clearly trending for big GOP wins in the Senate, but now not so much. Data Analysis for October 21, 2010… Read more »
Anti-tax crusaders like Grover Norquist love to use small business owners as their prop to argue for slashing taxes on the wealthiest of Americas. It’s as if he doesn’t realize that when he says that the vast majority of Americans work for small businesses, he’s correct, but that also means that the vast majority of… Read more »
According to PolitiFact.org, all of these “Super PAC” ads you’ve been seeing on TV in Florida, Illinois, Nevada, Washington, Pennsylvania and Kentucky are a pack of lies. Of 31 claims in TV ads that PolitiFact has checked from groups such as American Crossroads and the Patriot Majority PAC, the vast majority have earned a Half… Read more »
Alan Grayson is running for reelection in Florida’s 8th congressional district and has published excerpts from a documentary “Daylight Robbery” about war profiteering in Iraq.
Republican senatorial candidate Christine O’Donnell is now a star in a new Next Media Animation video. Watch it because it’s funny.
Here’s another political ad mashup. This one’s about the Pennsylvania Senate race between Democrat Joe Sestak and Repbublican Pat Toomey.
Here’s a video President Obama made to encourage voters to get out and vote on November 2nd. Today, people across the country are organizing house parties to get people to the polls, Obama said. You can find a house party near you here.
Democrat Joe Manchin is running to fill the seat left vacant by the death of Democrat Robert Byrd. Manchin released an ad showing him shooting a hole through the Democrats comprehensive energy bill – literally. In the ad, Manchin also takes aim at health care reform with a message of repeal, and he boasts about… Read more »