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Has it been a good political week? A bad one? Depends on where in America you are. Have a peek at the headlines from around the 50-State Blog network:
Chairman Andrews discusses what’s next with ENDA.
When a judge wields the power of life and death and considers regular office hours more important than ensuring that power is, well, judicicious, then it’s time to impeach Judge Sharon Keller.
Michigan government shut down on early Monday morning. It’s back, but the media is at least partially complicit in what happened.
A new name pops up in Georgia as a potential candidate to run against Sen. Saxby “Shamless”.
More after the break
Joe Bodell gives us a roundup of the DFL Founders’ Day Dinner
Simon Stevenson reminds us why Tom Harkin is the best senator ever
Blue Indiana gives us the scoop on how Republican Mitch Daniels corporate friends are helping him buy a new image
PrairieStateBlue reports on a major recuitment for the Democrats in the IL-11 Race
Clinton-Nelson 08? Don’t count on it says Kyle Michaelis of the New Nebraska Network
The most common thing in the world: putting a sign in your window to show your support for the troops and call for ending the war, and another one for your favorite candidate (in this case Obama). No problem, right? Well not in the dorms at the University of Nevada Reno. Now, even the ACLU got involved. An infringement of free speach?
Find out the public finance limits on the John Edwards campaign in Iowa at Bleeding Heartland.
A married couple from Nevada, one is a Democrat, one is a Republican. Now, they tell their story on how they settled on a presidential candidate. And a Democrat at that!
Republican Rep. Shelley Moore Capito (WV-02) doesn’t care about West Virginia flood victims
Left In Alabama thinks the Siegelman case is about to run under some interesting Republican doors, such as Alabama’s junior Senator, Jefferson Beauregard Sessions, III.
Az Netroots reaches out internationally to join the Burma Newsladder at a critical time for that beautiful and tortured nation.
Calitics has a few ideas for State Treasure Bill Lockyer on how to balance the budget. Think outside the box, Bill.
In a very meta posting, a Squarestate diarist shares his experience of local blogging. Hint: it’s a place a blogger can have a big impact.
Pacified’s had enough. Defund the Mercs.
Is Joe Lieberman on the list of superdelegates for the Democratic National convention?
Poor Senator Wide Stance-he drew a Judge who thinks a college education and six weeks to think about it is enough to inform a guilty plea. Sorry, Lar.
Local marijuana campaign SAFER put up a billboard asking Ricky Williams to come play for the Bronocos.
There’s a rumor that Larimer county GOP chair Ed Haynes may resign due to his racist outburts.
Majority Leader Mitch McConnell puts himself squarely in Rush Limbaugh’s corner. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell puts himself squarely in Rush Limbaugh’s corner.Majority Leader Mitch McConnell puts himself squarely in Rush Limbaugh’s corner.
Turne Maine Blue calls for a national popular vote, NOW.
Vouchers are being stuffed down Utah’s throat – get the latest Utah Voucher news of the shenanigans by out of state voucher supporters.
The lone Maryland congressman to vote against reauthorizing SCHIP is feeling the heat.
Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions just noticed his pro-bank legislation gives him the appearance of a conflict of interest. He and his wife not only own stock in companies the legislation would benefit, but the financial industry is one of his biggest contributors.
The Eugene Register-Guard’s new Politics blog doesn’t think much of the DSCC getting involved and picking Jeff Merkley over Steve Novick for the Oregon Senate primary.