We’ve posted about this before, but I continue to be amazed at how steeply Florida’s Republican governor, Charlie Crist, has fallen off a cliff in the U.S. Senate race. The latest indicator comes from Public Policy Polling with a survey out of the Sunshine State that shows teabagger favorite Marco Rubio leading Crist by [...]
The U.S. Justice Department told Georgia election officials this week that their program for verifying the citizenship of voters has been rejected because it violates the Voting Rights Act. You would think that our state’s officials would have gotten the message by now — this is at least the third time in nine months that [...]
Massachusetts Democrats — most especially Martha Coakley — have snatched defeat from the jaws of victory and managed to give away a U.S. Senate seat that had been held by Democrats for more than half a century. With Republican Scott Brown headed to Washington, let’s speculate on what some of the long-term effects might be.
Zell Miller’s favorite Democratic congressman, Rep. Jim Marshall of Macon, has shown once again that he will always be a reliable go-to guy for Republicans in the House. Marshall told the Macon Telegraph this week that he basically hates all the Democratic versions of the health insurance reform bills, even the one drafted by [...]
It’s a familiar complaint that the political dialogue in this country has become much coarser and less civil in recent years, a complaint that certainly has some validity. On the other hand, with politicians feeling less restrained about what they can say in public these days, we also have a situation where we are hearing [...]