Recent News Rounds
Also, her new TV ad has been mentioned by MSNBC under Security Politics, saying
A week ago, we wrote how Bush has become a key issue in the midterms, and how Democratic candidates across the country are using his image (negatively) in their ads. In upstate New York, Kirsten Gillibrand (D) is airing a new TV ad taking on Bush's foreign policy in her race against Rep. John Sweeney (R). The ad begins with Bush saying the United States is making progress in Iraq. "I respectfully disagree," Gillibrand replies. "I'm Kirsten Gillibrand, and I'll stand up to the President when he is wrong."
Here's good coverage of the Greene County Democratic Picnic where Hillary Clinton and Kirsten Gillibrand appeared together recently. Learn more about the endorsement Kirsten picked up here. Clinton said, "We have a great opportunity to send a young woman to congress who is going to help us make this difference and she can be part of a new Democratic majority.... Then we'll be able to get back to holding this president accountable."
The National Journal moved the 20th race up yesterday from 25th most competitive race to the 24th.
They ask "Is this the single nastiest House race of the cycle?
They answer themselves "It's certainly one of the top five dirtiest right now."
I answer "Of course Bush's lapdog and Rent a Riot Gooney Bird was going to come out swinging when he realized his posh job as our not-so-representative would be falling by the wayside so that "we, the people" could have a real voice in congress again." Good thing for us that all the sluggin' and thuggin' in the world won't stop Kirsten from fighting for what she believes in.