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Retiring Republican Sen. Dan ...
by Jeff Singer
Comment Count 17 comments on Fri Mar 27, 2015 at 05:00 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Patrick Murphy (center) Leading Off : • FL-Sen : As expected, Florida Rep. Patrick Murphy formally kicked off his bid for Senate on Monday, giving establishment Democrats their top ...
by David Nir
Comment Count 24 comments on Tue Mar 24, 2015 at 05:00 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
Democratic Rep. Alan Grayson is flirting with a Senate bid in the Sunshine State Potential candidates are constantly getting "mentioned" for higher office, but who's doing all that work? Why, the ...
by Jeff Singer
Comment Count 50 comments on Tue Feb 03, 2015 at 07:00 AM PST with 14 Recommends
Democratic Rep. Alan Grayson may jump into the Senate race whether or not Marco Rubio runs for re-election Leading Off : • FL-Sen : Outspoken Democratic Rep. Alan Grayson represents a safe ...
by Jeff Singer
Comment Count 39 comments on Tue Jan 27, 2015 at 05:00 AM PST with 21 Recommends
Democratic Rep. Alan Grayson is contemplating a Senate run Outspoken Democratic Rep. Alan Grayson represents a safe Orlando-area district, but it seems he has bigger things in mind. Scott Powers ...
by Jeff Singer
Comment Count 83 comments on Mon Jan 26, 2015 at 03:29 PM PST with 45 Recommends
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed Jan 21, 2015 at 09:30 AM PST with 10 Recommends
Pennsylvania's Republican Sen. Pat Toomey starts the 2016 cycle as a top Democratic target Leading Off : • PA-Sen : Here's how you know the 2015-16 election cycle has officially begun: The good ...
by David Nir
Comment Count 17 comments on Wed Jan 21, 2015 at 05:00 AM PST with 6 Recommends
Say what you want about Senator Cory Booker (D. NJ), but I always enjoyed how he used Twitter to help out with his constituents when he was Mayor of Newark. I was afraid he would stop using ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Dec 09, 2013 at 05:00 PM PST with 18 Recommends
The IRS scandal is a carbuncle, and those are never good. Strength-sapping, painful, ugly, they’re to be avoided. Here’s the thing, though: while every politician in Washington is cursing the ...
by Leo W Gerard
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed May 22, 2013 at 04:13 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
Hi everyone! First off, I apologize for missing my scheduled time to publish my diary, there was a delay in getting me the responses from both Congressman Ted Deutch (D. FL-21) and Senator Mark ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Mar 28, 2013 at 04:09 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
UPDATE: Thank you all for your great questions! I will be submitting them to Begich's staff tomorrow morning. Hey guys. So I am partaking in the Social Security Blogathon being put together by ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 35 comments on Wed Mar 20, 2013 at 06:00 AM PDT with 27 Recommends
No, it's not the Protecting & Preserving Social Security Act of 2013 authored by Senator Mark Begich (D. AK) and Congressman Ted Deutch (D. FL-21) that I have written quite a bit about: http://www.
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 128 comments on Fri Mar 08, 2013 at 09:20 AM PST with 183 Recommends
Earlier this week I released a diary about how the Daily Kos should endorse the Protecting & Preserving Social Security Act of 2013 authored by Senator Mark Begich (D. AK) and Congressman Ted ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Mar 06, 2013 at 09:36 AM PST with 48 Recommends
Received this e-mail from the good people at Blue America:
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Mar 06, 2013 at 07:20 AM PST with 7 Recommends
I swore any time a diary that makes the rec list about cuts to Social Security and Medicare are mentioned as part of a Grand Bargain I would release a diary about Senator Mark Begich (D. AK) and ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 17 comments on Mon Mar 04, 2013 at 12:13 PM PST with 33 Recommends
UPDATE: Just received word from Begich's legislative assistant, Diane Disanto. She has told me that Begich has met with both Senators Bernie Sanders (I. VT) and Tom Harkin (D. IA) and it sounds ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 13 comments on Fri Mar 01, 2013 at 09:09 AM PST with 103 Recommends
Received this e-mail from Congressman Ted Deutch (D. FL), Senator Mark Begich's (D. AK) ally in the House, to get Congress to Support The Protecting and Preserving Social Security Act of 2013:
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Feb 26, 2013 at 09:00 AM PST with 15 Recommends
Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning. Sign up here . Leading Off : • ...
by David Nir
Comment Count 48 comments on Tue Jul 03, 2012 at 05:00 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
I've written often about my conviction that getting big money out of politics is the necessary precursor to anything like a meaningful democracy in the United States. Most recently, it was in "The ...
by arlenegoldbard
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Jun 27, 2012 at 08:03 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
This has EVERYTHING to do with the fact that Florida is a swing state. This has everything to do with stopping citizens from being able to vote. This has EVERYTHING to do with voter supression. ...
by MinistryOfTruth
Comment Count 227 comments on Thu May 24, 2012 at 10:24 AM PDT with 527 Recommends