Tag Archives: United States Senate

Senate Seat Series – Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX)

Kathryn Ann Bailey Hutchison is the retiring Republican Senator from Texas. She previously served as the Texas State Treasurer and in the Texas House of┬áRepresentatives. (Updated: blogger Lawrence Person notes that several of the people listed here have already declared … Continue reading

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Senate Seat Series – Jim Webb (D-VA)

James Henry Webb Jr. the Senior Senator from Virginia who narrowly won his seat from incumbent George Allen in 2006 has decided not to run for re-election in 2012. This is disappointing for Democrats as Webb has been an outspoken … Continue reading

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The Senate Seat Series

Since we’re covering the potential 2012 Presidential nominees in our Contender Series, we thought it would be useful to look at the 2012 landscape for the United States Senate. Of the 33 Seats up for election in next year, two-thirds … Continue reading

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Christmas Jeers

(Ed Note: we continue to host guest editorials from time to time. This guest op-ed is from Max Holland. Max, aka Birdpilot, is a retired former business owner who also spent a number of years in the corporate and academic … Continue reading

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Are Republicans “Beyond Redemption?”

That’s the suggestion of John C. Danforth, a respected Republican former Senator from Missouri and Ambassador to the U.N. during the Bush administration. Senator Danforth was responding this weekend to the news reported at Red State that Senator Richard Lugar … Continue reading

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Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, Won’t You Polish Your Crystal Ball?

So here we are, with only one more week to make and to hear the prognostications and forecasts. I have a four-part essay question for commenters. Feel free to address any or all of the parts. I’ll give some of … Continue reading

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