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Entries by Elyse Siegel from 04/2010

Scalia Health Care Bet: Justice Must Buy Dinner For Zeke Emanuel

Posted 04.02.2010 | Politics

Justice Antonin Scalia will have to pay up after losing a bet to Obama administration adviser Zeke Emanuel on whether health care reform would pass. ...

Arkansas Senate: 2010 Election BREAKING News

Posted 04.06.2010 | Politics

Follow the latest news and discussion about the 2010 Arkansas Senate race below. Email TwitterLists2010+ARSen@gmail.com if you know someone who shou...

Pennsylvania Senate: 2010 Election BREAKING News

Posted 04.06.2010 | Politics

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Arizona Senate: 2010 Election BREAKING News

Posted 04.06.2010 | Politics

Follow the latest news and discussion about the 2010 Arizona Senate race below. Email TwitterLists2010+AZSen@gmail.com if you know someone who shoul...

Nevada Senate: 2010 Election BREAKING News

Posted 04.06.2010 | Politics

Follow the latest news and discussion about the 2010 Nevada Senate race below. Email TwitterLists2010+NVSen@gmail.com if you know someone who should ...

Michele Bachmann, Sarah Palin Rally In Minneapolis

Posted 04.07.2010 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) and Sarah Palin joined forces at a campaign rally for Bachmann's re-election in Minnesota on Wednesday. Palin called...

Kentucky Senate: 2010 Election BREAKING News

Posted 04.07.2010 | Politics

Follow the latest news and discussion about the 2010 Kentucky Senate race below. Email TwitterLists2010+KYSen@gmail.com if you know someone who shou...

'North Carolina First': SEIU Starting Third State Party In North Carolina

Posted 04.08.2010 | Politics

In a shot across the bow of Dems, the labor powerhouse SEIU is starting a new third party in North Carolina that hopes to field its own slate of candi...

John Paul Stevens RETIRING: Supreme Court Justice To Step Down This Summer

Posted 04.09.2010 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The retirement of Justice John Paul Stevens, the Supreme Court's leading liberal, touched off an immediate election-year political ...

Justice Stevens RETIRING: Supreme Court's Oldest Member To Step Down

Posted 04.09.2010 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The retirement of Justice John Paul Stevens, the Supreme Court's leading liberal, touched off an immediate election-year political ...

Military Political Affiliation Shifts: Fewer U.S. Troops Identify As Republicans (POLL)

Posted 04.12.2010 | Politics

A new Military Times survey finds that fewer American troops identify as Republicans. According to the survey of 1,800 troops released on Monday, t...

Louisiana Senate: 2010 Election BREAKING News

Posted 04.12.2010 | Politics

Follow the latest news and discussion about the 2010 Louisiana Senate race below. Email TwitterLists2010+LASen@gmail.com if you know someone who sho...

Sarah Palin Rakes In $12 Million-Plus Since Quitting Governorship

Posted 04.13.2010 | Politics

Sarah Palin has reportedly raked in more than $12 million since resigning as governor of Alaska in July 2009, according to ABC News. Over the past ye...

Tea Party Contract From America: Activists Unveil 'Blueprint For 2010 And Beyond'

Posted 04.14.2010 | Politics

Tea Party groups across the country unveiled the movement's "Contract from America" on Wednesday, one day before proponents plan to rally and protest ...

California Governor: 2010 Election BREAKING News

Posted 04.14.2010 | Politics

Follow the latest news and discussion about the 2010 California Governor's race below. Email TwitterLists2010+CAGov@gmail.com if you know someone who...

Obama Ramps Up Fundraising Efforts Ahead Of Midterm Elections

Posted 04.15.2010 | Politics

President Obama is raising campaign cash at a "ferocious" pace, according to a report from the Los Angeles Times on Wednesday. While the president's ...

Charlie Crist Could Win Election As An Independent (POLL)

Posted 04.15.2010 | Politics

Florida Gov. Charlie Crist (R) could win his state's race for U.S. Senate if he were to run as an independent, according to a Quinnipiac University po...

Obama Midterm Elections: DNC To Cough Up $50 Million For 2010 Races

Posted 04.16.2010 | Politics

The Democratic National Committee will contribute more than $50 million in cash and services for November's midterm elections, a top Democratic offici...

Tea Party Signs: The Most Outrageous Depictions From Tax Day Protests Across The Country

Posted 04.16.2010 | Politics

As Tea Party activists protested across the country on Tax Day some demonstrators expressed their views by carrying signs featuring shocking -- and in...

Tea Party Infiltrators: Mischief Not As Disruptive As Group Previously Feared

Posted 04.16.2010 | Politics

The fears of Tea Party organizers that liberal crashers would "infiltrate" Tea Party events around the country on Thursday appear to have been overblo...

Haley Barbour Presidential Run?: Mississippi Governor Mulling 2012 White House Bid

Posted 04.16.2010 | Politics

Evidence is mounting that Mississippi Gov. Harley Barbour (R) is mulling a 2012 bid for the White House. On Friday afternoon Politico's Jonathan Mar...

Michael Thurmond: Georgia State Labor Commissioner To Challenge Johnny Isakson For Senate

Posted 04.19.2010 | Politics

Michael Thurmond, known as one of the most cautious men in Georgia politics, spent the weekend on the phone with the essential stage hands of the stat...

Charlie Crist: National Republicans Predict 'Zero Chance' Florida Gov Will Stay In GOP Primary

Posted 04.19.2010 | Politics

UPDATE: In an exclusive interview with ABC affiliate WFTS in Tampa on Monday, Florida Gov. Charlie Crist acknowledged that he was considering dropping...

Marco Rubio Investigation: Feds Launch Probe Into Candidate's Use Of Republican Party Credit Card

Posted 04.21.2010 | Politics

Federal law enforcement agencies have launched a criminal investigation into the use of American Express cards issued by the Republican Party of Flori...

Mitch McConnell Financial Reform Opposition: Politifact Rates Senator's Justification As False

Posted 04.21.2010 | Politics

Sen. Mitch McConnell's (R-Ky.) claim that the financial reform bill currently being debated in the Senate "actually guarantees future bailouts of Wall...