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A Sonnet! from Senator Al Franken

In Minnesota these 6 years, I have watched Al Franken become a genuine US Senator. Now he’s up for re-election and guess what we Franken supporters got in our Inboxes today? 180 more words

Poems

Midterm musings: Southern blue dogs and the black left...

In a few days time, Georgians–or at least a few of us–will head to the polls to elect a new U.S. Senator and a governor. Some of us will stay around long enough to wade through a bevy of other statewide candidates running for a variety of offices that, while important to doing the people’s business, are politically inconsequential. 1,093 more words

Arkansas

"zombie economy" question in Delaware Senate debate

The coverage of Senate debates on CSPAN2 is really awesome. Right now on TV is yesterday’s Delaware Senate Debate between Senator Chris Coons (D) and Kevin Wade (R). 48 more words

Politics

Can GOP Make It Across The Goaline?

I’ve spent 30 years of my life in the Buckeye State of Ohio. In Ohio, Cleveland Browns fans will forever remember something called “The Drive”. It happened back in 1987 during the AFC playoffs. 515 more words

Politics

National Democrats Giving Up on Grimes

A staffer from the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) told CQ Roll Call on Tuesday that they are essentially giving up on Alison Lundergan Grimes for her United States Senate campaign to represent Kentucky. 550 more words

Current Affairs

Obama Blame Game when not fundraising or playing golf

Six years into the Obama Presidency and blaming President George Bush is getting harder to do.  The termination of Secret Service Director Julia Pierson was a step up in responsibility, but still gave the White House someone to blame.  298 more words

Why Obama's "On the Ballot" remark was secretly genius.

About ten days ago, President Barack Obama seemed like he had decided to write political ads for Republicans by declaring that his “policies are on the ballot… 238 more words

Politics And Grassroots