Until I saw her on the stump these past few days, I’d never have believed that Hillary Clinton could attract voters by appealing to their sense of yearning for the 1950’s.
It seems, on the face of it, an absurd idea. The only thing that Mrs. Clinton’s most zealous fans and shrillest critics agree upon Read More
Another Hillary update from Niall Stanage:
Hillary Clinton’s campaign swing through Iowa brought her to a biotech company on the outskirts of Des Moines this morning – and brought Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez unexpectedly into her crosshairs.
The first question she received after a speech to employees of the Pioneer Hi-Bred International facility in Johnston Read More
Rudy Giuliani created a presidential exploratory committee.
One Rudy adviser said a decision about whether the former mayor will actually run will be made after the New Year.
A 60-second Draft Rudy radio ad is currently running in Des Moines, Iowa and Manchester N.H.
Hillary Clinton wants the 2008 Democratic convention Read More
The Politicker doesn’t usually just reprint partisan press releases, but this one from the State Democrats is hard to resist:
PATAKI DEVASTATES THE NATION: SILENCES THE DEAFENING CLAMOR FOR HIM TO ACCEPT NON-EXISTENT SUPREME COURT OFFER
The Gov told the Des Moines Register, “The judiciary hasn’t been of any interest to me. So you Read More
By David Yepsen, the sage of Des Moines, no less:
“For now, Pataki is playing Iowa correctly. He is investing time here early. Starting early and spending lots of time here are two traits of caucus winners.”
(via Political Wire)
One of the intriguing things about the most talented-and welcome-new playwright, Melissa James Gibson, is that we don’t know anything about her. Well, I don’t. Who is she? We could, of course, Google her. But that would spoil the mystery. She seems, in any case, to enjoy a certain unfashionable anonymity. All we know-and need Read More