Former U.S. Attorney Pat Meehan (R) just made his candidacy
for Rep. Joe Sestak’s (D-Pa.) open seat official. “Traveling across the
region and state these past months, I have had the opportunity to meet and
speak with many local residents,” Meehan said. “They have told me they feel
their voice is not being heard in Washington, that their representatives have
sold them out to special interests, that government is being imposed on them,
rather than working for them.”
Fred Dicker says Rudy Giuliani is being urged to run for
Rep. Steve Cohen’s
(D-Tenn.) next primary challenge gets the New York Times treatment.
State Sen. Randy Hultgren joins the GOP primary for Rep.
Bill Foster’s (D-Ill.) seat, making things cloudier for Ethan Hastert.
Rory Reid’s gubernatorial path is clearer, as won’t have to
compete with state Assemblywoman Barbara Buckley in Nevada’s Democratic
Tom DeLay indictor Ronnie Earle sounds like he’ll run for
governor in Texas as a Democrat.
Obama makes good on his promise to raise money for Sen.
Arlen Specter (R-Pa.) on Tuesday.
Reps. Diana DeGette and Ed Perlmutter (D-Colo.) decline to endorse Sen. Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) over former state House Speaker Andrew Romanoff.