From Matt Stoller who is on the ground in CT:. . . voter registration, which is sky-high.More than 86,000 residents registered to vote between May 1 and Tuesday, the deadline. Of those new voters, 38 percent are Democrats, 15 percent are … [Read more...]
Where did Joe’s Dough Go?
Perhaps Republican support isn't the only thing behind Lieberman's 49%-37% lead in Connecticut. The New York Times reports that his campaign has a lot of money that is unaccounted for, or deliberately mis-accounted (the discussion in the … [Read more...]
Kill for peace, kill for freedom, kill, kill, kill
Alternet has posted a link to a Ned Lamont YouTube entry that is a terrific overlay of Nixonisms with Lieberwar's. As they put it, the video "juxtaposes eerily similar war rhetoric from Tricky Dick and Holy Joe."I'm disappointed to see Ned … [Read more...]
Ready for more Joementum?
Oh yeah, remember when Ned Lamont beat Joe Lieberman for the Democratic Senate nomination?You gotta beat him twice:In Connecticut's U.S. Senate race, a new SurveyUSA poll shows Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-CT) soundly defeating Ned Lamont (D) and … [Read more...]
CT: The Sixth Sense Party
Since Joe Lieberman has decided to continue as the candidate of the Sixth Sense Party (politically dead but doesn't know it yet), the euphoria over Lamont's victory needs to dissipate pretty darned fast. Lieberman still leads in the polls, … [Read more...]
You wanna see a *real* political suicide attempt?
So for all the Beltway bellyachin' about how Ned Lamont's victory over Joe Lieberman shows the Democratic Party's fractiousness, just about everyone agrees that Ned Lamont's got a fighting chance to be Connecticut's next Senator.But look … [Read more...]
Joe: the new Ralph?
Who do you think is at the top of Joe Lieberman's "people who have made my life miserable" list? After Ned Lamont, that is. I'd think a pretty decent guess would be Ralph Nader. Nader, of course, is the guy who refused to … [Read more...]
As goes Connecticut …
... so goes the nation. Maybe.Even before Ned Lamont's stunning victory over Joe Lieberman, it was pretty clear that Connecticut is one of the major battlefields for control of Congress. Connecticut has three relatively moderate Republican … [Read more...]
Lynch-pin: 9th District attack ad ties Lynch to Big Dig
I think this could be good for Dunkelbarger if he stays above the fray and uses the press attention to get his message out. Frankly, I'm surprised that he isn't getting more attention from the Lamont win. I mean, the Globe did … [Read more...]
Joementum is all alone
DC Democrats are abandoning Joementum in droves, and are - quite properly - lining up behind the duly selected nominee of Connecticut Democrats, Ned Lamont. Senate minority leader Harry Reid (D-NV), Democratic Senatorial Campaign … [Read more...]