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Archive of entries posted on November 2010

Can Joe Miller Win?

To recap briefly, Joe Miller successfully challenged incumbent Senator Lisa Murkowski in the 2010 Republican primary for a U.S. Senate seat from Alaska.  Murkowski then launched a write-in campaign for the general election, and it appears that there were many more write-ins than votes cast for Miller (or for the Democratic nominee, who has conceded).  [...]

A Question of “Impartiality”

An article this morning in The Hill is entitled “Some question whether lawmaker trying Waters can be impartial.”  The premise of the story is that Representative Ben Chandler (D-Ky.), one of the Democratic members of the adjudicatory panel that will be hearing the ethics case against Representative Maxine Waters (D-Ca.), may be compromised in some [...]