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Greene not meek about Senate bid
By Kelli Kennedy ASSOCIATED PRESS
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. l Boxer Mike Tyson was the best man at his wedding. Hollywood madam Heidi Fleiss lived in his guest house. And the television ads for Jeff Greene’s out-of-nowhere bid for Florida’s Senate seat are financed by a fortune made from betting on the fall of the housing market.
Too much baggage…READ MORE
Alabama governor blasts oil spill response leadership
A key governor on Sunday blasted the lack of leadership in the US response to the worst ever USÂ oil spill in theÂ Gulf of Mexico, saying decisions were being gummed up in committee.
GovernorÂ Bob Riley ofÂ Alabama said he was more frustrated with the Obama administration’s lack of coordination and unity of purpose than he was…READ MORE
Jerry Brown Compares Meg Whitman To Joseph Goebbels…
By Seema Mehta, Los Angeles Times
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jerry Brown has compared billionaire GOP nominee Meg Whitman’s saturation campaign effort to that of a Nazi minister of propaganda.
“It’s like Goebbels,” Brown told Doug Sovern of KCBS radio in the Bay Area, referring to Joseph Goebbels. “Goebbels invented this kind of propaganda. He took control of the whole…READ MORE
Voters in California OK open primaries
By Samantha Young ASSOCIATED PRESS
LOS ANGELES | Blaming political parties for California’s dysfunction, voters dumped the state’s partisan primary but got no guarantee it would change government.
The passage of Proposition 14 on Tuesday gave the nation’s most populous state an open primary in which voters can cast ballots for any candidate.
Thomas Garner, 65, said he voted…READ MORE
Fiorina Ready to Rumble for Boxer’s Senate Seat
Fox News Channel This is a rush transcript from “On the Record,” June 9, 2010. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated. GRETA VAN SUSTEREN, FOX NEWS HOST:
Carly Fiorina is here. She is the winner of yesterday’s Republican U.S. Senate primary in California. But there is no rest. Already, Fiorina is locked…READ MORE
Lincoln wins in Arkansas squeaker
By Sean Lengell, The Washington Times
Embattled Arkansas Democratic Sen. Blanche Lincoln eked out a victory against Lt. Gov. Bill Halter in their runoff election Tuesday, overcoming an anti-incumbent tide in one of several high-profile elections that could change the partisan landscape in Congress and state capitals from coast to coast come November.
In South Carolina, Republican gubernatorial hopeful…READ MORE
Virginia GOP looks for rebound
By David Eldridge, The Washington Times
Republican Robert F. McDonnell’s victory in the Virginia governor’s race in November was one of the first signs of political trouble for President Obama and the Democrats. Virginia Republicans are now targeting a number of vulnerable House Democrats as the GOP holds its primary Tuesday.
Voters will choose from among a crowded slate…READ MORE
Lawmakers got fed funds for fancy frontage
By Jim McElhatton, The Washington Times
HOBOKEN, N.J. | With a rooftop pool and 24-hour concierge service, the new luxury condominiums off Frank Sinatra Drive here seem an unlikely spot in need of a multimillion-dollar federal giveaway.
Yet U.S. taxpayers doled out at least $8 million on a public walkway and park space in front of the Maxwell Place…READ MORE
Nevada GOP Senate candidates feel ‘tea party’s’ power
By Ralph Z. Hallow, The Washington Times
The apparent power of the “tea party” is showing itself again, this time in Nevada where Sharron Angle has battled to the lead in another poll.
According to a Mason-Dixon poll released Sunday, two days before the primary that will determine which Republican will take on Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid this…READ MORE
Immigration law supporters rally in Ariz.
By MICHELLE PRICE, Associated Press Writer
PHOENIX (AP) â€” Hundreds of people supporting Arizona’s new law cracking down on illegal immigration rallied near the state Capitol on Saturday afternoon in soaring temperatures.
Hundreds of motorcycle riders kicked off the downtown Phoenix rally by riding in a procession around the Capitol. Supporters waved American flags and some carried signs that…READ MORE