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Washington Senate: Murray (D) 47%, Rossi (R) 47%
Incumbent Democrat Patty Murray and Republican challenger Dino Rossi remain tied in Washingtonâ€™s U.S. Senate race, according to the latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey in the state.
Murray, who is seeking a fourth six-year term, earns 47% support from Likely Voters in Washington, while Rossi captures an identical 47% of the vote. Three percent (3%) like some…
DeMint expands clout all the way to Utah
By Joseph Weber, The Washington Times
South Carolina Sen. Jim DeMint has bet on the right horse in an impressive string of Senate primary contests this year – including Mike Lee’s win this week in Utah – but the freshman Republican’s biggest challenge will likely be how he and his band of conservative outsiders fit into the GOP establishment.
Haley wins GOP nomination in landslide
By GINA SMITH, The State
In a historic and definitive win, Republican state Rep. Nikki Haley of Lexington County handily defeated U.S. Rep. Gresham Barrett of Westminster in Tuesdayâ€™s GOP gubernatorial runoff.
Haley is the first S.C. woman to win a major partyâ€™s nomination for governor â€“ a mantle she wore lightly Tuesday, preferring to keep the focus on her
Haley poised to break S.C. ceiling
By JONATHAN MARTIN, Politico
CONWAY, S.C. â€” Nikki Haley, the 38-year-old Indian-American political phenom who might be South Carolinaâ€™s next governor, downplays the two attributes that would make her different from her 115 predecessors.
When asked whether someone of her profile, the daughter of immigrants, could have been elected to statewide office when she was growing up here, she has …
Bar pervs from kid jobs: Chuck
By REBECCA ROSENBERG and EMILY NGO, The New York Post
Karate instructors with a history of child molestation should be kicked, says Sen. Charles Schumer.
Other kid-related jobs, including carnival worker, clown, lifeguard and sports coach, should also be off-limits to pedophiles, he said yesterday.
“Any one of these professions would give a convicted sex offender a chance to…
Election 2010: New York Senate
The first Rasmussen Reports look at Senator Chuck Schumerâ€™s reelection run in New York finds the Democrat running well ahead of two little-known Republican opponents.
A telephone survey of Likely Voters in the Empire State finds Schumer picking up 54% support over former CIA officer Gary Berntsen who earns 35% of the vote. Five percent (5%) favor…
Crist alliances upset GOP
By Brendan Farrington ASSOCIATED PRESS
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | A Republican no longer, Gov. Charlie Crist just can’t seem to get enough of President Obama or Democratic priorities.
The independent is behaving more like the independent he is in Florida’s wildly unpredictable Senate race, standing with the president, courting organized labor and vetoing legislation to ban embryonic-stem-cell research at the…
No blues for GOP in Wisconsin
By Scott Bauer ASSOCIATED PRESS
MADISON, Wis. | Until recently, Wisconsin seemed to be a Democratic strategist’s lock – a blue state getting bluer. Its two senators were well-established liberal Democrats. The governor’s office and both houses of the legislature were in Democratic hands. And President Barack Obama won the state in 2008 by 14 percentage points, one of his…
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…
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…