Daily Archives: September 24, 2010

Memo to Democrats: support Harry Reid, and then replace him as Senate leader

Greg Sargent offers, I think, the cleanest example (after healthcare reform) of why Democrats at every level should do everything they can to see Harry Reid re-elected in Nevada, if for no other reason than to keep Sharon Angle from … Continue reading

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Friday video vault: Johnny Cash, performing ‘Hurt’ by Nine Inch Nails

Poignant video, directed by Mark Romanek, who did a great interview with NPR this week about directing the late, legendary singer, and about his new film, an adaptation of “Never Let Me Go.” Enjoy the video (or be really depressed … Continue reading

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More Florida poll action: Amendments, cabinet posts

If you can take any more polls, here’s some Mason-Dixon for you, showing close races (within the MOE) for the various cabinet posts and for the various constitutional amendments. Cheat sheet: looks like Jeb Bush’s class size re-do is a … Continue reading

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Who are you gonna believe? Rasmussen flips M-D on Sink, Scott

Why do we even pay attention to these people anymore? Republican polling outfit Rasmussen polls the same governor’s race as Mason-Dixon, and gets precisely the opposite results. Allen West hires a Republican polling firm to give him the absolute reverse … Continue reading

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Florida Senate race: Crist goes negative; Rubio hit on immigration; Biden comes to town

The Meek campaign came out swinging Friday over a Charlie Crist television commercial (airing as of today) that sheds the Sesame Street letters and gauzy “lines in the sand” and goes straight negative, picking up the Jeff Greene attacks on … Continue reading

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Morning clicks: toward a banana Republic?

Paul Krugman sorts out the GOP (having dealt with the whiney, angry rich in his previous column.) Bottom line: the real “Pledge to America” is to attain power by any means necessary, even if the proposals they’re putting forward are … Continue reading

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(Video) Week in review: when ‘small business’ is big, Dems punt on tax cuts, GOPers for privatizing the VA

In case you missed it, the must-read, must-watch “Countdown” investigation that explains just what Republicans mean when they say “small business” in relation to tax cuts. Read the investigation here, and watch below: Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, … Continue reading

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