In Reversal, Murkowski Keeps Senate Committee Chair

By: Thursday September 23, 2010 8:11 am

Republicans seemed to make it clear that they would both strip Lisa Murkowski’s leadership position and top committee assignment after she “betrayed” the caucus by mounting a write-in campaign in Alaska against Joe Miller and Scott McAdams. In doing so the Senate GOP would merely be responding to the grassroots, who demanded this. And operatives [...]

Murkowski Stripped of Committee Chair, Too

By: Wednesday September 22, 2010 8:23 am

That’s Lisa Murkowski, in her first general election campaign ad, explaining why she will go forward with a write-in campaign. Within a week of that announcement, the Republican leadership in the Senate acted quickly, not only stripping Murkowski of her Vice-Chair position, but taking away her plum committee assignment. Senate Republicans just said they will [...]

Murkowski Would Lose Leadership Spot if She Runs Third Party

By: Thursday September 9, 2010 6:33 am

Last night, Fox News reported that Lisa Murkowski, defeated in the Republican primary for US Senate in Alaska, would mount an independent campaign for the seat against her GOP opponent Joe Miller and Democrat Scott McAdams. Murkowski cited a tremendous amount of support from Alaskans as a motivating factor should she decide to run, which [...]

PA-Sen: Specter Comfortably Ahead Of Sestak

By: Wednesday April 7, 2010 7:37 am

With six weeks to go in the Pennsylvania Senate primary, Arlen Specter holds an easy lead over Joe Sestak, up 53-32. With neither candidate on the air, Specter has a massive lead in name ID and Sestak has done nothing to chip away at his Democratic bona fides, despite his representing the state as a [...]

Fun With Flash Games: Website Asks You To “Strip Joe”

By: Wednesday November 4, 2009 2:13 pm

Here’s a fun little Web diversion from CREDO Mobile about America’s favorite politician, Joe Lieberman. CREDO wants there to be consequences if Lieberman joins a Republican-led filibuster to block a final vote on health care reform. Specifically, they want him to be stripped of his chairmanship on the Senate Homeland Security Committee. So they’ve created [...]

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