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Toomey Calls Troop Bonuses "Wasteful"

Richard Allen Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Allen Smith

Pat Toomey, Sarah Palin, and the Tea Party like to talk a lot about values. Thanks to Pat Toomey's candor yesterday, we now know what those skewed values really are. Now, the question is, will the media report on it?

40 Days Until Sestak-Specter and Halter-Lincoln

Senate Guru | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Senate Guru

40 days from today - on May 18 - we will see two HUGE primaries for U.S. Senate. Even if you're not from either of these two states, these races impact Democrats across the country and, well, the entire country as a whole.

Fundraising Quarter Ends in THREE Days!

Senate Guru | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Senate Guru

{First, a cheap plug for my blog Senate Guru.} As we continue to celebrate the historic vote on health care reform (and continue to lament the right-...

Congressman Joe Sestak Liveblogging RIGHT NOW at Senate Guru

Senate Guru | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Senate Guru

ight now, beginning at 5pm Eastern Time, Democratic Congressman Joe Sestak will hold a liveblog session for about an hour at Senate Guru.

Joe Sestak Leads on Health Care Reform

Senate Guru | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Senate Guru

Congressman Sestak's leadership has seemingly been the only thing pulling recent Republican Arlen Specter to the left on key issues in health care reform.

Arlen Specter's Desperate Fundraising Tactics

Senate Guru | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Senate Guru

{First, a cheap plug for my blog Senate Guru.} Arlen Specter appears even more desperate as his fundraising pleas are getting ever more shameless. Y...

NRSC Endorsement "Policy" Shortchanges Conservatives, Minorities

Senate Guru | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Senate Guru

The NRSC has found a way to piss off its base while also curtailing outreach to minority communities. Impressive job, John Cornyn.

PA-Sen: Netroots Overwhelmingly Support a Draft Sestak Effort

Senate Guru | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Senate Guru

85% of Pennsylvanian respondents and 86% of respondents nationally want Democratic Congressman Joe Sestak to challenge Arlen Specter in the 2010 Democratic Senate primary.

Cancer Research Website Really Arlen Specter Campaign Fundraiser

Senate Guru | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Senate Guru

Critics say the layout of specterforthecure.com itself obscures the fact that what looks like a solicitation for medical research is really just a campaign cash come-on.

PA-Sen: A Draft Sestak Effort?

Senate Guru | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Senate Guru

The Progressive Change Campaign Committee, working with a number of progressive organizations and blogs including Senate Guru, has put out a poll to g...

PA-Sen: The Potential Democratic Primary Pool

Senate Guru | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Senate Guru

Both Specter and Toomey will spend the bulk of their resources just to get through the primary, leaving the eventual Republican nominee financially near-broke, having to re-build a bankroll from almost scratch.