New Mexico's 2nd DistrictTinsley: "My opponent will cut our troops' throats Republican candidate Ed Tinsley was roundly booed at a local candidate forum after making the outrageous accusation that his opponent, Democrat Harry Teague, will cut the throats of our troops."WATCH »
Minnesota's 6th District Rep. Bachmann: "No need to fix Global Warming, Jesus already saved the planet," Rep. Michele Bachmann (R) told the website OneNewsNow:
"[Pelosi] is committed to her global warming fanaticism to the point where she has said that she's just trying to save the planet. We all know that someone did that over 2,000 years ago, they saved the planet -- we didn't need Nancy Pelosi to do that." WATCH »
In other news:
Republican Leader Boehner caught golfing while House GOP pretends to be outraged at high gas prices
Big Oil tax breaks and subsidies supported by Republicans...
$14 Billion Political contributions made to Republicans by Big Oil this cycle...
$13.5 Million Profit earned by the top five Big Oil Companies last quarter ...
$44 Billion Cost of Boehner's green fees while a small band of Republicans' express faux outrage about gas prices...
The Grand Oil Party's hypocrisy about the cost of gas...
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Races Updates: MIDWEST Illinois' 11th District While Halvorson Visits Injured Stepson, her Republican opponent attacks:
State Senator Debbie Halvorson left the campaign trail this week to visit her stepson who was seriously injured while serving in Afghanistan. Shockingly, her Republican opponent Marty Ozinga (R) took the opportunity to begin running attack robocalls against Halvorson.
NORTHEAST NY Times:
G.O.P. in House at Risk in NortheastNew York Times:
WASHINGTON - Across the increasingly Democratic Northeast, Republicans are in danger of losing half a dozen or more Congressional seats in November, as even districts once considered safe have become vulnerable to well-financed Democrats, according to political analysts and members of both parties.
WESTIdaho's 1st District Sali opens campaign office - outside the districtSpokane Spokesman-Review:
Idaho congressman Bill Sali has opened a new campaign office just upstairs from his congressional office in Boise - both of them in the 2nd Congressional District. Sali represents the 1st District.
SOUTH Alabama's 2nd DistrictPOLL:
Bright (D) leads Love by nearly 10 In a district that Bush won with 67% of the vote in 2004, Democrat Bobby Bright is polling ahead. Birmingham News:
Bright, the mayor of Montgomery, was the choice of 47.1 percent of the district voters surveyed. Love, a state representative from Montgomery, was the choice of 37.4 percent.