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Entries from August 2008

CQ Politics: Republican State of the States 2008: Missouri

August 28th, 2008 · No Comments

By Greg Giroux, CQ Staff Missouri is one of 11 states holding elections for governor this year, and provides what is probably the Democrats’ best chance to capture a Republican-held seat. GOP Gov. Matt Blunt chose to retire rather than face what would have surely been a tough race against Democratic state Attorney General Jay [...]

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Tags: Decision '08 · Kansas · Rep. Sam Graves

Picture of the Day: Where Are the American Flags at Dem Convention?

August 28th, 2008 · No Comments

From RedState.com: “For two days RedState has been at the Democrat Convention trying to find American flags. Sure when the television cameras come on for prime time network coverage, the Democrats have been passing out flags like candy. But when the prime time lights are not on, and for the entire time Tuesday night, including [...]

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Tags: Decision '08

Half Million Dollar Kid Hires Million Dollar Attorney

August 27th, 2008 · No Comments

The Post Disgrace is reporting today that Rep. Rodney Hubbard -who spent half a million dollars and lost a super close race to Rep. Wright-Jones – has decided to sue for a recount. Nothing unusual about this per se. What is unusual is that Hubbard has hired high profile St. Louis attorney Scott Rosenblum. Mr. [...]

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Tags: Decision '08 · MO Legislature

Buchanan County: A Key for Missouri

August 27th, 2008 · No Comments

From Medill Reports – Washington By Manuel Baigorri WASHINGTON – In northwest Missouri, Buchanan County is an area that both Barack Obama and John McCain are likely to keep a close eye on as they battle for votes in the nation’s heartland. Why is this small area so important? Maybe because both the Democrats and [...]

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Tags: Decision '08

GOP Protesters Disrupt Pelosi Energy Rally. Never Fear, Bootlicker Cleaver to the Rescue!

August 27th, 2008 · No Comments

Is Congressman Cleaver now the official defender and protector of White Democrat women politicians? He sure got a lot of practice during the primary season. Still a member of the Tom Tom Club we see. By Mike Soraghan DENVER — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s energy pep rally Tuesday turned into a shout-fest when Republican protesters [...]

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Tags: Adam Smith Foundation · Decision '08 · Rep. Emanuel Cleaver

Quote of the Day: Sen. Justus “We Are One Party, United”

August 27th, 2008 · No Comments

From the Freshmeat blog: “Ok CNN, Chris Matthews, and all you other talking heads — can we kill the Clinton drama stories now? We are one party, united.” Not so fast Senator. Related: CNN: Source: Bill Clinton will not attend Obama’s Invesco speech Maureen Dowd: Mile-high anxiety Washington Post: Many Clinton Supporters Say Speech Didn’t [...]

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Tags: Decision '08 · Sen. Jolie Justus