Maybe McCain Waits

A CNN commentary expresses a view becoming more and more prevalent these days: Sen. John McCain would be better served if he waited to name his vice presidential candidate. Leslie Sanchez writes that the Republican candidate would do well to wait for Democrat Barack Obama to pick his running mate. Picking second would mean that…
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Mrs. Coleman ‘beautiful’

The Hill provided reades a list of the 50 most beautiful people connected to the U.S. Capitol, and Sen. Norm Coleman’s wife, Laurie, was included: "Some politicians’ spouses stay in the background, shaking hands with voters at county fairs or appearing as a smiling face behind a triumphant or dejected candidate at campaign headquarters. "Laurie…
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Senate Hopefuls On The Web

Some of the long-shot U.S. Senate candidates put up Web sites that tell a lot about them. Some of the long-shot U.S. Senate candidates put up Web sites that tell a lot about them. A few of the 18 have no site, which in this age makes one wonder whether they are serious candidates. Others,…
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IP OKs Sarvi

The Independence Party has endorsed Steve Sarvi, Democratic candidate for the 2nd Congressional District spot now held by Rep. John Kline. The Independence Party occasionally endorses a candidate from a different party when we do not have a candidate from our own party, said Marian Brown, 2nd district chairwoman. To be cross-endorsed, the candidate must…
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Urdahl Named To Lincoln Panel

State Rep. Dean Urdahl will represent Minnesota on the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission. Gov. Tim Pawlenty named the Grove City Republican to that post, which helps plan observations of the 200th anniversary of Lincoln’s birth next year. Urdahl retired two years ago as an American history teacher in the New London-Spicer school district. He is…
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