Hoyer: “We Don’t Have to Raise Taxes”

By: Tuesday August 30, 2011 10:10 am

Considering what happened at the end of last year with the Bush tax cuts, considering that the centerpiece strategy of the jobs agenda could be a payroll tax cut, I don’t think that this needed to be said by Steny Hoyer. There just isn’t a lot of distance between the parties on taxes. Maybe there [...]

NV-02: PPP Shows a Toss-Up in September House Special Election

By: Tuesday August 23, 2011 11:34 am

There are two House special elections on September 13, filling two of the three current vacancies in Congress. The third, in OR-01 to replace David Wu, won’t be filled until January 31, 2012. Because it’s a short ride off the Acela for DC types and right in the New York media backyard, attention has focused [...]

NV-02: GOP Files “Stop Sharron Angle” Lawsuit in Nevada Special Election

By: Friday May 6, 2011 8:00 am

The special election for Nevada’s 2nd Congressional district, replacing Dean Heller, who was called up to the Senate to replace the disgraced John Ensign, is an object lesson in the problems Republicans can have with their purity-seeking base. We leaned in Nevada in 2010 a central lesson: do not present Sharron Angle to voters as [...]

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