Sunday, December 11th, 2016

In this week’s column for the Waukesha Freeman, I suggest Senator Feingold may actually have hit upon a good idea: But letting voters choose replacement senators in a special election rather than letting the governors decide is consistent with our principles and our experience. With special elections we need not fear whether someone has paid […]

Somebody must’ve told her there was work involved. I find the timing of her announcement that she is withdrawing her name from consideration suspicious since the announcement is due this weekend. Perhaps Governor Patterson offered her a graceful way of dealing with the rejection. Now she can go back to planning tea parties. Print this […]

Capitol Police and the Senate Sergeant-at-arms will be called if Roland Burris attempts to take his Senate seat on Tuesday. Burris will not be allowed on the Senate floor, according to this aide and a Senate Democratic leadership aide. Watch: What if Burris shows up? The aide familiar with Senate Democratic leaders’ plans said if […]

Quote of the day: “Roland Burris is more qualified to be undemocratically appointed to the Senate than Caroline Kennedy is.” – Jonah Goldberg Print this entry

The Daily News is reporting Caroline Kennedy’s claim on New York’s open seante seat may be hindered by her lack of donations to various New York party organizations and candidates: Caroline Kennedy’s supporters say she could raise tons of money as a senator, but when it comes to writing checks to New York Democrats, she’s […]