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First He Might… Then He Won’t

Newt Gingrich has had everyone buzzing about will he, won’t he for months now. He’s sent “so many hints pointing in so many different directions” that he’s made more than a few folks, “dizzy trying to follow them all.” But now, it appears, he’s made up his mind. Rick Tyler, Mr. Gingrich’s spokesman, confirmed today […]

Why Aren’t Democratic Candidates Supporting The Blogsphere?

If Blogger Owners and Writers, at great personal and financial expense, are supporting the Democratic efforts at all levels, why aren’t the Candidates returning the effort?

Gingrich Ready to Step Into ’08 Race

Newt’s gearing up for ’08 after all, Politico reports: Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich will open a website by Monday in an effort to round up the $30 million in pledges that he says would be his ticket to entering the race for the 2008 Republican presidential nomination. A longtime adviser, J. Randolph Evans of […]

Public Prefers Democratic Party to Republican for Handling Terrorism, Military Security

The Gallup Poll shows that the “Democratic Party enjoys a 15-point lead over the Republicans in overall favorability, 53% vs. 38%”: Since the second half of 2005, Gallup notes “the public’s positive image of the Republican Party began to show signs of decline,” and since April 2006, “the Democrats have maintained a consistently strong advantage […]

The GOP Expect Loss in the House

Speaking of those disaffected Republican voters (see post below)… Politico reports that “Top Republicans are privately bracing for the possibility that they could lose additional House seats in next year’s elections as a result of untimely retirements, ongoing scandals and unexpectedly gloomy fundraising forecasts, according to several members and aides.” It seems every day brings […]

Aiming for the Netroots While Holding Up the Centrist Argument

In his column today, David Brooks aims for the netroots while holding up the argument that the voters who fall in more of a centrist position hold the key to the ’08 election. Among Brook’s claims is this one which is sure to piss off the netroots: The fact is, many Democratic politicians privately detest […]

A Reality of Some Grassroots Campaigns

Planning is as natural to the process of success as its absence is to the process of failure.

Hillary’s Healthcare Plan May Be the Ticket

I’m playing catch up here tonight, with a post about Hillary Clinton’s healthcare plan. I had hoped to get on the conference call this morning and listen to the speech and press briefing after, but this is a busy week for me (more on that in the next day or so). I have spent some […]