Posted in Main Blog (All Posts) on December 10th, 2011 5:34 am by HL
A new Gallup survey shows that more than three-quarters of registered voters think most members of Congress do not deserve to be reelected – the highest such number in the 19 years that Gallup has asked the question.
Seventy-six percent of registered voters in the Gallup survey said they don’t think most lawmakers deserve to be reelected, while 20 percent said they believe most members of Congress do deserve reelection.
Democrats have bought $1 million worth of ad time in the upcoming special congressional election in Oregon – a significant sign that the heavily Democratic seat of former congressman David Wu (D-Ore.) could be at risk.
But just how at risk?
DES MOINES — Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Friday there are eight Supreme Court justices, not nine, and couldn’t remember Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s name in an editorial board meeting with The Des Moines Register newspaper.
Perry’s repeated stumbles are keeping him from steadying his Republican presidential campaign with less than a month remaining before the lead-off caucuses in Iowa.
This week, GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich said if he won the 2012 election, he would ask his former American Enterprise Institute colleague, John Bolton, to be secretary of state. However, on Thursday night on Greta Van Susteren’s Fox News show, “On the Record”, Bolton expressed his reservations.