From the daily archives: Friday, December 9, 2005

From The Desk of Paul Hackett…well, it wasn’t what I expected, but I finally saw evidence from the Hackett campaign that they did indeed get my “Blog For Real Reform” registration. It is a solid anti-Dewine message along with a fundraising plea. Building on the Murtha momentum, Paul’s letter is a call Dem supporters to help get a maximum amount of money in the coffers before the Dec. 31st FEC deadline.

Full text of the letter after the fold…

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Cillizza moves Ohio’s Senate seat up to #3 on the most likely to change hands:

3. Ohio — Republican Mike DeWine: The Fix was surprised to hear National Republican Senatorial Committee spokesman Brian Nick name Ohio as one of his party’s two most vulnerable seats — along with Pennsylvania — at a recent campaign briefing. Republicans benefit somewhat from the Democratic primary between Rep. Sherrod Brown and Iraq war veteran Paul Hackett, which is shaping up to be nasty. Still, the ongoing problems surrounding Gov. Bob Taft (R) could drag DeWine down regardless of who wins the Democratic primary. […]

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