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November Election Matchups Set – Part 1

Filed in Delaware, Featured by on September 7, 2018 35 Comments

UNITED STATES SENATOR: THOMAS R CARPER* (D) ROBERT B ARLETT (R)
Not competitive. D Hold

REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS: LISA BLUNDT ROCHESTER* (D) SCOTT WALKER (R)
OMG…THE DEGOP pines for the days of Mike Protack. Not competitive. D Hold

ATTORNEY GENERAL: KATHLEEN JENNINGS (D) BERNARD PEPUKAYI (R)
Jennings wasn’t my pick but her TV ads sounded pretty good. Dem Hold

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Primary Elections Results Thread-Sept. 6, 2018

Filed in Delaware, Featured by on September 6, 2018 50 Comments
Primary Elections Results Thread-Sept. 6, 2018

I’m a pessimist by nature–and I’m pessimistic this evening. At least when it comes to the three key statewide races. I have the most hope for the Harris-Carper race. But the small turnout for that GOTV event last night concerns me. I’m not sure we’re quite there yet, at least not at the statewide level. […]

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Election Day Thread: What Are You Doing and Seeing?

Filed in Delaware, Featured by on September 6, 2018 56 Comments
Election Day Thread: What Are You Doing and Seeing?

I’ll start. Headed out to put up Chris and Kerri signs at polling places in the 7th.  It’s as humid as bleep out there.

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Song Of The Day: September 6, 2018

Filed in Arts and Entertainment, Delaware by on September 6, 2018 0 Comments

Self-explanatory:

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McCain Eulogy Revives Biden 2020 Chatter

Filed in Delaware, National by on September 4, 2018 6 Comments

Oratory is Joe Biden’s trademark as a politician, and he displays it best at funerals. His eulogy for John McCain was so good it prompted some pundits to muse about his presidential qualities. Lots of media outlets used his appearance in Pittsburgh’s Labor Day parade as a fresh peg for another round of “Will Joe […]

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Sept. 4 Open Thread: Woodward Details White House Bedlam

Filed in Delaware, National, Open Thread by on September 4, 2018 3 Comments

This is what they mean when they say “the institutions are working,” apparently: The Washington Post has a copy of Bob Woodward’s new book, in which former administration officials confess swiping documents off Trump’s desk to keep him from harming himself and others. In one case, an aide swiped a letter that would have withdrawn […]

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Why Is Colin Bonini Sending $$’s To Sam Guy And Charles Potter?

Filed in Delaware, Featured by on September 4, 2018 14 Comments

Let’s first establish the long-standing relationship between Sam Guy and the Potters.  Guy, who lost his license to practice law for 18 months, was the attorney who tried to enable the Potters to get out of paying a contractor for work on their Brandywine Hills home. Both Sam Guy and Velda Potter have publicly lobbied […]

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Republican Candidates for Congress Just a Couple of Old White Guys Yelling at Their TVs

Filed in Delaware by on August 30, 2018 3 Comments

Give Donald Trump credit: He has inspired thousands of people to run for office who never considered it before. Among Democrats, that has meant a wave of female and minority candidates for offices large and small. Among Republicans, it has meant a ripple of old white guys going public with the stuff they once hollered […]

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DL Endorses Jordyn Pusey And Dave Carter For New Castle County Council

Filed in Delaware, Featured by on August 30, 2018 7 Comments

Two superior community activists are running for NCC Council.  They are both committed to the public interest, and they are uniquely qualified to serve. Jordyn Pusey is running in NCC District 1 against Ken Woods who, other than following in the footsteps of his father, displays little interest in making any kind of difference.  A […]

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DL Endorses Tizzy Lockman, Nnamdi Chukwuocha And Sean Lynn For General Assembly

Filed in Delaware, Featured by on August 29, 2018 16 Comments

Delaware Liberal endorses two newcomers and one fearless progressive incumbent in their respective primaries. Rep. Sean Lynn is a progressive treasure in Dover. Name the issue and he fights on behalf of those who the Delaware Way insiders routinely ignore.  He remains impervious to the pervasive good ol’ boys’ culture that permeates Leg Hall. He […]

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Still On The Fence About Kerri Harris & Chris Johnson?

Filed in Delaware, Featured by on August 28, 2018 17 Comments

Maybe this will seal the deal.  When Carper was elected to the Senate in 2000, the Washington Post profiled all the new senators, including Carper. Carper was coming off of his two terms as governor, and he was proud of this record: During his time in the House, Carper, a Navy veteran who has an […]

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Kerri Evelyn Harris For United States Senate

Filed in Delaware, Featured, National by on August 27, 2018 4 Comments

Tom Carper has long since abandoned even the pretense that he legislates on behalf of the average Delawarean. Time after time, issue after issue, when faced with a choice between Delaware voters and the Special Interests who have bankrolled his career, he has consistently voted for filling his corporate coffers at the expense of the […]

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Chris Johnson For Attorney General

Filed in Delaware, Featured by on August 22, 2018 6 Comments

“I will seek justice for those who our legal system leaves behind.” That statement from Chris Johnson appears on every lit piece that the Johnson campaign distributes. Three other words are equally prominent on that same lit piece: “…never a prosecutor.” We endorse Chris Johnson because he is the only candidate for Attorney General who […]

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