This week’s roundup is brought to you by Clem Guttata of West Virginia Blue with a major assist from Mike Paulle. Thank you Mike!
Alabama – Edwards buys rebuttal time.
Arizona – Culture of corruption?
Illinois – Diarist yinn digs deep, going where Bush war enablers Mark Kirk and Judy Biggert are RINOs.
California – Opposing the dirty tricks campaign. | Governator kills Iraq vote. | Chemical Manufacturers were able to buy enough votes to hold off some end-of-session legislation, with some Democrats voting the wrong way in the Senate
Connecticut – Lamont Wins!Oh my.
Delaware – Would Biden plan work?
Georgia – Georgia is a Red State and thus supports Bush and the Iraq War, right? Tondee’s Tavern’s look at a recent poll might surprise you.
Idaho – Craig seal of approval.
Iowa – Will Iowa Clinton backers caucus?
Kentucky – Petraeus: Saint or Suck-Up
Louisiana – Vitter the stud.
Maine – Bob Kerrey is back in action.
Maryland – Free State Politics took note of the recent outbreak of hate crimes in Maryland. Scary stuff.
Massachusetts – Defeating Boehner would be a small price to pay.
Montana – Hsu contribution tests Tester.
Michigan – Pistol-packing teachers in Michigan classrooms? Thank you, House Republicans.
Minnesota – Norm Coleman’s lead in his 2008 Senate race is shrinking rapidly.
Nevada – Clark County Chief Deputy District Attorney Robert Daskas has filed papers with the FEC to challenge Congressman Jon Porter (R, NV-03). His campaign will be managed by Tessa Hafen’s campaign manager. Hafen lost narrowly last year. This is one of the top pick-up opportunities in the West.
New Mexico – Kos says we still suck. ActBlue, too?
New York – Very naughty bad, bad liberals.
North Carolina – Peacenik Liddy Dole?
Oklahoma – Sooner spirit.
Pennsylvania – Smoke, fire? and comments.
Rhode Island – The RI legislature will be returning to override vetoes of bills to end mandatory minimums, domestic partner benefits & youth voter pre-registration
Texas – If any citizen journalist needs inspiration to keep going, point them to Texas Kaos, where TXSharon shares how one of the largest dailies in the state, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram Edits LTE to match (their) bias.
Texas – 2008? Texas candidates are already getting their ducks in a row for 2010
Utah – Ralph Becker’s mayoral campaign hitting its stride.
Virginia – Netroots for Virginia.
Wisconsin – Biskupic happy to testify in the Georgia Thompson case.
South Dakota – There’s bi-partisan agreement on the 2008 SD-Sen race.
New Hampshire – Continuing to leverage their access to Dem. Presidential candidates, this week’s policy poll is on China.
Indiana – Republican robo callers may yet be brought to justice.
New Jersey – Here’s good news for reproductive freedoms in New Jersey. It’s also good news for science-based court decisions.
Michigan – The details are sickening. A judge has to ask what’s wrong with the Republican party in Michigan?”
Mississippi – Racism takes many forms. Brown is the new black.
Missouri – Governor Matt Blunt’s Chief of Staff caught in a lie.
Vermont – A Yankee state blog takes a crack at understanding the Southern voter psyche.
Washington – A thought-provoking alternative history: what if Timothy McVeigh had never been caught?
Tennessee – A thought for the Jewish New Year 5768
Oregon – Oregon Senate candidate Jeff Merkley came out with a strong statement on ending the war, but then Steve Novick came out with a stronger one. And in between, Independent Party candidate John Frohnmayer announced his candidacy and <a
href=”http://www.loadedorygun.net/showDiary.do?diaryId=288″>promptly began targeting progressives with his no-torture, no-war, impeach-Bush positions. Getting interesting in the Beaver State!
North Dakota – Chet unloads a wagon of snark.
Illinois – IL-03 has a Bush-Dog Democrat.
Missouri – Clark says Skelton Gets It Right, McCaskill Gets It Wrong.
New York – Nancy Scola asks What If You Leaked 30,000,000 Gallons of Oil and No One Really Cared All That Much?”
Washington – Drug court graduates largest class ever.
West Virginia – For anyone new to W.Va. politics, you might be surprised to learn how the political families of Dem. Gov. Joe Manchin and Republican Rep. Shelley Moore Capito (WV-02) are related.