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And then there is Colorado, where Republican Wayne Allard is said to be struggling mightily. “That’s one state we weren’t expecting would be trouble, and it is,” says a GOP strategist. “If Allard loses in Colorado, and we don’t pick up a Democrat seat somewhere along the line, then we’re back to where we started: Democratic control.”
Those who are less excitable than Lott say they are becoming increasingly annoyed by the former University of Mississippi cheerleader’s cheerleading. “He shouldn’t be pushing this too hard. He won’t look good if his guarantees don’t hold up,” says a U.S. senator.p> DOOM DATES br> Two dates that may play out for the November elections: October 11, when retail sales figure for September are scheduled to be released, and October 21, when the index of leading economic indicators for September is made public. These, along with unemployment figures, are stats the White House is hoping will reveal at the least a stable economy leading into a period when voters most likely will be just beginning to seriously look at races in which they will pull the lever. /p> p>”The numbers don’t have to be great to create the impression that things are on the uptick,” says a Commerce Department source. “We just need them to be solid.” You figure out what that means. br> /p>
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?