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Sue Lowden

If It Were Up To This GOP Candidate, Voters Wouldn't Get A Direct Say In Electing Senators

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 03.28.2014 | Politics

If it were up to Nevada Lieutenant Governor candidate Sue Lowden (R), Americans might not have to worry anymore about voting for their senators at the...

Jason Linkins

Ensign's Retirement Promises Another Colorful Year Of Nevada Politics | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Ensign's decision will touch off a series of changes to Nevada's political landscape. It places a newly elected Republican Representative in the driver's seat for a Senate promotion. It cracks the door ajar -- ever so slightly -- for a possible Democratic pickup. It provides the previously defeated Sharron Angle with a possible path to Washington, D.C. Jon Ralston is already tweeting up a storm, and why not? His studio is likely to be as popular a destination in 2012 as it was in 2010.

Sue Lowden Finds Herself In Messy Situation Following Campaign

The Las Vegas Review Journal | Norm Clarke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A month after a process server tracked down Sue Lowden during a Las Vegas deposition, the former Republican front-runner for the 2010 U.S. Senate nomi...

My 2010 "McLaughlin Awards" [Part 1]

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

My apologies to anyone tuning in who was expecting to see the 150th "Friday Talking Points" column, since it will be pre-empted for two weeks here. B...

Sue Lowden Faces Lawsuits Over Unpaid Campaign Debts 'And It's Not Exactly Chicken Feed'

The Las Vegas Review-Journal | Norm Clarke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Fallout continues from Sue Lowden's stunning primary loss in her U.S. Senate bid. At least two lawsuits have been filed over unpaid debts, and it's no...

Jason Linkins

The Year In Campaign Ads: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly... And Even Worse (VIDEO) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Well, the end of the 2010 campaign season is nigh. And we have so many memories to cherish. Also: so many strange images, that will haunt our dreams...

Jason Linkins

PHOTOS: The 10 Biggest Campaign Fails Of The 2010 Elections | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In just over a week's time, the 2010 campaign shall be over, and we shall gather together and tell the stories of the victors. Some will be those that caught sight of a great political wave, and shrewdly positioned themselves to catch it at the flood. Others will those who used sharp rhetoric and skillful retail politics to win against the run of play. But we are not here today to discuss these men and women, or tell their stories. Today we speak of the season's greatest mistakes.

Jane Norton, Ken Buck

The Hill | Sean J. Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Colorado Senate candidate Jane Norton could become the latest Republican to lose a primary to an upstart, Tea Party-backed challenger. Norton, a fo...

Jason Linkins

Bartering Chicken For Medicine Talk Emerges AGAIN, This Time In Kentucky Race | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

I don't know what part of "Sue Lowden's candidacy cratered the instant she suggested that chicken-bartering was a sensible option for health-care proc...

Sue Lowden: Nevada Senate 2010 Election BREAKING News

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Follow the latest news and discussion about the 2010 Nevada Senate race below. Email if you know someone who should ...

Friday Talking Points [122] -- Bikini Bottom Update

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Since it's the Friday after month's-end, the new monthly unemployment numbers were released today. Which adds another bar to the "bikini bottom" char...

Sue Lowden Won't Take Chickens; Has "Contributor" Removed

Mike Stark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Stark

Sue Lowden suggested that barter should be on the table in any discussion about health care reform. If chickens are good enough for doctors, they should be good enough for campaign donations. I decided to test his theory.

Sue Lowden Defends 'Chickens For Checkups' Proposal

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republican Senate candidate Sue Lowden on Tuesday defended her claim that a "chickens for checkups" barter system would be an effective alternative to...

Jason Linkins

Ohio's John Kasich Continues GOP's Year-Long Chicken Problem | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

I don't know if the GOP missed the whole decline and fall of would-be Nevada Senator Sue Lowden, but let me reinforce the message for them: y'all should avoid talking about chickens.

Jason Linkins

Have More Sue Lowden Fun With Your Chicken Converter | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It's Friday, so let's continue to talk about Nevada Senate contender Sue "Keep Redacteding That Chicken" Lowden, shall we? As you may have already re...

Jason Linkins

Durbin vs. Schumer? Battle For Future Senate Leadership Could Get Awkward | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If the 2010 election doesn't go Sen. Reid's way, and he loses his reelection race to ol' what's her name -- that Chicken Lady -- the Democrats will have to find themselves a new leader in the Senate. And that's where things get interesting!

Weekly Pulse: What Would Jesus Insure?

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

by Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger Christian groups are trying to create a run around health care reform by setting up alternative, unreg...

Chickens For Checkups? Democrats' New Website Mocks Sue Lowden For Barter-For-Health-Care Proposal

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sue Lowden, a Republican candidate challenging Majority Leader Harry Reid for his Nevada Senate seat is refusing to back down from an earlier suggesti...

The Cost of Health Care -- in Live Chickens

M.S. Bellows, Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
M.S. Bellows, Jr.

Sue Lowden, a Republican challenging for Majority Leader Harry Reid's (D-NV) Senate seat, suggested that instead of purchasing health insurance, patients should offer to pay their doctors' bills in chickens.

Ken Buck-Jane Norton Race Continues To Be Compared To Nevada Race By National Media

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Even before the dust settles from insurgent Nevada Senate candidate Sharron Angle's surprising victory in the GOP primaries, many in the national medi...

Sharron Angle Leading In Nevada Republican Senate Primary (POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

(AP) - A statewide poll says Sharron Angle appears to hold a clear lead in the U.S. Senate Republican primary. The poll for the Las Vegas Review-Jou...

Nevada Senate: 2010 Election BREAKING News

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Follow the latest news and discussion about the 2010 Nevada Senate race below. Email if you know someone who should ...

Jason Linkins

Nevada GOP Senate Hopeful Features Prisoner Massages, Mani-Pedis In Attack Ad (VIDEO) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Over in Nevada, GOP U.S. Senate favorite Sue Lowden has decided to change the conversation by going all crazy on her Tea Party rival Sharron Angle for the Scientology prison massages she loves!

Chicken Costumes

August J. Pollak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
August J. Pollak

Nevada updates its election laws. 33% true. To see more of August J. Pollak's cartoon "Some Guy With a Website," check out the archive....

Jason Linkins

Sue Lowden Turns On Sharron Angle In Nevada Primary Race (VIDEO) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For a long time Nevada chicken barter lady Sue Lowden enjoyed a modest lead in the race to be the GOP nominee for the Senate seat currently occupied b...