From the daily archives: Thursday, December 15, 2005

An upcoming editorial in The Nation talks about different Iraq War stances as it relates to different races coming up in 2006. “The War and the Elections” mentions the Ohio Senate race:

In Ohio a leading backer of the Woolsey amendment, Representative Sherrod Brown, has entered the Senate primary race against Paul Hackett, the Iraq War veteran who was bluntly critical of Bush’s handling of the war during a losing race this past summer for an open House seat. In his House race Hackett surprised many fans of his anti-Bush remarks by opposing a timeline for withdrawal, and he […]

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Carville Behind Hackett?

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Tim has a piece up over at Buckeye Politics on a Roll Call article about the Ohio Senate Democratic Primary. The whole article is in the comments (not sure if I’m down with that). A few nuggets:

While he indicated his preference is to stay out of the primary – leaving it up to Ohio Democrats to decide – Carville said he looked forward to campaigning for Hackett in next year?s general election against Sen. Mike DeWine (R).

Sounds like backing to me. Sure he is officially neutral, but to say he looks forward to campaigning in the general […]

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We Tortured an Elf

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How do you slam the WOC (War on Christmas) and GWOT (Global War on Terror) Iraq War at the same time? With a very healthy dose of sarcasm. I’m a very big fan of sarcasm, but I must say Sam uses it like a Republican strategist uses obfuscation:

(hat tip C&L)

Breaking News: DeWine joins insurgency in the WOC (hat tip BP)

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ODP Chair: Why I Like Lieberman

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I wasn’t able to make it to the forum, but several did and there is some great stuff in the blogs. Most notably from OH02 (great roundup). The big news was that Eckart withdrew and is supporting Lieberman (but most wanted to see him get off the podium and allow those who were still in to get more time). Lieberman also gets a nod from Tubbs-Jones. Buckeye Senate had some good stuff as well (including breaking the Tubbs-Jones deal).

A most talked about subject is whether or not the position should be full time. Red-State talks with […]

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