Daily Archives: October 20th, 2006 «

 

Bush’s and Rove’s confidence that GOP will win next month leads the left to cooking up conspiracy theories, and a call to “take to the streets”

Posted by: ST on October 20, 2006 at 9:59 pm » 210 Comments

I was waiting for this to happen. When I read this article from the Washington Times two days ago, where Karl Rove expressed confidence that we were going to retain the House and Senate, and this one from last Sunday where the Washington Post reported that both Bush and Rove were “upbeat” about next month’s […]

 

Friday/Weekend open thread

Posted by: ST on October 20, 2006 at 2:53 pm » 24 Comments

I’m buried under this afternoon – enjoy this open thread until I can return TGIF! Saturday Update: Got a lot of errand running to do today – be back later this afternoon/evening to blog some.  Enjoy your Saturday!

 

Poll news and notes – BIG news in the Maryland Senate race

Posted by: ST on October 20, 2006 at 9:50 am » 16 Comments

SurveyUSA has Maryland Lt. Governor Michael Steele now tied with Ben Cardin. Cardin has been running at least 6 points ahead or more in most polls taken in the last couple of months, but perhaps we’re now seeing the fallout from House Minority Whip Steny H. Hoyer’s recent comments to a group of black businessmen […]

 

House Intelligence Chairman Peter Hoekstra suspends Democratic staff member over possible leak of classified info to the NYT

Posted by: ST on October 20, 2006 at 8:57 am » 15 Comments

Via the Associated Press: WASHINGTON – House Intelligence Chairman Peter Hoekstra has suspended a Democratic staff member because of concerns he may have leaked a high-level intelligence assessment to The New York Times last month. In a letter obtained by The Associated Press Thursday night, Rep. Ray LaHood (news, bio, voting record), R-Ill., a committee […]