Republican Senate candidate Norm Coleman didn’t perform well in the two candidates’ last debate, and his campaign seemed to be running out of gas. The two men had been stuck in a virtual dead heat for several weeks in late summer and early September.
Wellstone had seen a surge in campaign contributions and appeared on his way to winning a third term, despite vowing to Minnesota voters he would serve only two terms. A year ago, as the RNC sized up the 2002 races, Wellstone was viewed as the most beatable Democrat in the Senate. It’s a testament to his oft-underestimated political skills that he emerged two weeks before the election as seemingly unbeatable.p> POWER GRAB br> Walter Mondale appears on the verge of committing to run in place of Paul Wellstone in the Minnesota Senate race. As of early Sunday morning, after speaking with just about every major senior Democratic Party official, the former vice president seemed more open to running — and probably winning — the seat.
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?