Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid and his Republican challenger, Sharron Angle , sparred over the new health-care law, the economy and Social Security in the only debate of his Senate re-election campaign in Nevada.
U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell said he will follow tradition and refrain from personally campaigning against his counterpart, Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid , who faces a tough re-election race in Nevada.
Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell said in an interview today on Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt ,” airing this weekend, that he’d love to replace Rahm Emanuel as Barack Obama’s next chief of staff, while allowing that he may be the last person the president would pick for the job.
Some choices look easy. Between Nevada Republican Sharron Angle , an ardent believer in the constitutional right to bear arms anywhere from a national park to a corner bar, and one of Washington’s most powerful Democrats, who would the National Rifle Association choose?
Voters in 12 states delivered a mixed message as a Democratic senator in Arkansas survived a primary challenge, two former chief executive officers captured Republican nominations in California and a Tea Party activist won a race in Nevada to challenge the leader of the U.S. Senate.