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Cornel West teams up with Ralph Nader in hopes of primarying Obama

From the Washington Post: Liberal activists and academics displeased with the Obama administration’s handling of several issues popular with progressives say they are seeking candidates willing to mount a primary challenge against President Obama next year.

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NRSC CAVES to tea party wrath: now will fund O’Donnell **UPDATED**

UPDATE: You knew this was coming: the NRSC is rapidly backpeddling and caving on funding O’Donnell, with John Cornyn, who previously folded on Charlie Crist and has had to swallow hard and back Sharron Angle and Joe Miller against his … Continue reading

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**UPDATE: Ready or not, here they come: tea party candidates beat GOP picks in DE, NY, NH

UPDATE 3: Kelly Ayotte has won a razor thin victory in New Hampshire, making Sarah Palin two for two on the night for her “mama grizzlies.” (There could still be a recount.) Rapturous media freakout in three … two … … Continue reading

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Dateline … Delaware?

Who would have thought the most entertaining Senate primary in the country would be in wee Delaware, the state where corporations go to be born, and news goes to die.

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Here comes crazy! O’Donnell leading Castle in DE

Democrats will be saying a little prayer for U.S. Senate candidate Christine O’Donnell in tomorrow’s Delaware primary. And polls suggest they might get the opponent they want to try and hold onto Joe Biden’s old seat.

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Jeff Greene v. World

When I spoke to former Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Jeff Greene two days after he lost the election in Florida to Kendrick Meek, he told me he planned to sue the St. Pete Times/Miami Herald combo for $100 million, … Continue reading

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Remainders: SoFla turnout woes, Greene’s $100 million suit, and McCollum’s not endorsing

I spoke to Jeff Greene Thursday, to find out what he thinks went wrong with his campaign, which at times seemed to be gaining momentum in the Democratic primary, but ultimately got just a third of the vote. Greene said … Continue reading

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Analysis: Florida primaries bring good news, bad news

From the Examiner’s Daniel Tilson, (2010 Netroots Award winner for best writing) the “hooray!” and the “sweet Jesus, really?” from last night’s sorta super Tuesday. The upshot is that low voter turnout (around 20 percent) and generlized apathy on the Democratic side is … Continue reading

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Thump: McCain serves Hayworth

Well that was interesting… After all that… all the money John McCain spent (some $20 million…) and all he did to his reputation in his desperation to hang on to his Senate seat, it wasn’t even close.

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More Florida primary redux: Gelber wins, Bondi beating Kottkamp, D17 Dime

More races closing in the sunshine state: Dan Gelber has defeated fellow State Sen. Dave Aronberg, 59% to 40%, setting up a showdown with, most likely, Pam Bondi, who is ahead of Lieutenant Gov. Jeff Kottkamp and fellow GOPer Holly … Continue reading

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