Daily Fix, Feb 9

A move to extend three provisions of the Patriot Act fails to reach 2/3 majority, the bill to redraw boundaries finally gets some movement, loosening car seat requirements a no-go, and Hatch continues to try and engage the tea party. *A bill to extend 3 provisions of the Patriot Act failed to meet the threshold…

Lisa Murkowski – You Lost!

Ad playing in Alaska right now. Murkowski tried to get it off the air. Didn’t work. So, she gave out the number for the Tea Party Express and wanted people to call and demand it be removed. They called in all right – and donated money to keep it on the air. Love it.

Tea Party Power

Tea Party Power

The last big primary day is finally behind us and with just seven weeks to the general election, the power of the Tea Party movement has been felt far and wide. Yesterday’s elections were no exception. In Delaware, a decidedly blue state, conservative Christine O’Donnell won the GOP nomination for US Senate. Like Joe Miller…

Alaskan Earthquake, redux

Alaskan Earthquake, redux

Last week I posted about Joe Miller taking the lead over Senator Lisa Murkowski in Alaska’s Senate race.  They ended election night with about a 1600 vote spread, with 25,000 absentee ballots outstanding. Last night, after  2/3 of those ballots were counted, the spread remained about the same and Senator Murkowski officially conceded the race. …

Earthquake in Alaska

Last week, almost no one knew the name of Senator Lisa Murkowski’s challenger for the GOP nomination in Alaska – and no one really cared.  This morning they all do – it’s Joe Miller. – and it looks like he will be the next Senator from Alaska. Less than a week ago, national pundits were…