Daily Archives: May 18, 2010

Grim milestone: 1,000 U.S. troops have died in Afghanistan

The war in Afghanistan has claimed the lives of 1,000 American troops. I’m with Rand Paul on this one. Which way to the exit?

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Troubling: did the New York Times do McMahon’s dirty work on Blumenthal?

Did the New York Times “game-changing scoop” about Connecticut Senate front-runner Richard Blumenthal’s exaggeration of his Vietnam-era military service on at least some occasions, come from its own reporting, or did the paper simply move “opposition research” provided to its … Continue reading

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P.M. clicks: wingerpallooza, chick soup for the RV soul, and ‘Bamas will be ‘Bamas

Oh, where to begin on this truly Super Tuesday? Who gets on to Jeff Greene’s yacht: rabbi, or strippers? You be the judge. Best headline of the day: TPM’s “First, they came for the chickens…” as Sue Lowden ponders whether … Continue reading

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Weiner goes after Glenn Beck’s gold scam

More Anthony Weiner awesomeness, as he tries to save the tragically stupid from losing their life savings to a scam fronted by Glenn “Goldline” Beck.

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Teabagger attack? Former Crist aide’s home torched

From the Tallahassee Democrat (with a hat tip to the Crowley Report,) word that a fire at the home of Charlie Crist’s former communications director appears to have been deliberately set. There were a lot of Republicans who were seriously … Continue reading

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Team Meek hits back, slams Greene as ‘Eddie Haskell’

The Meek campaign has a familiar response to Jeff Greene’s attacks on the congressman: his credit default swaps tanked the economy (well, they actually didn’t, but it’s a pretty effective line of attack.) And they’ve got a new website devoted … Continue reading

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Uh-oh Kendrick … Jeff Greene goes on the air

Can you buy a Senate seat? Well … who knows … But as Brian Crowley points out, Kendrick Meek is sitting on about $3.7 million in campaign cash as of March 31st, while Jeff Greene is sitting on $1 billion. … Continue reading

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Rubio in English … and en Español … on immigration

Doth Marco speak with forked tongue on immigration? Es posible …

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Morning clicks: semi-super Tuesday

It’s the big dance for primary voters in PA, Arkansas and Kentucky … oh, and Oregon. The thinking: Sestak is on the move in Pennsylvania, and will likely retire Arlen Specter (who the White House has abandoned) today, Trey Greyson … Continue reading

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