GOP Senate

Toomey's Two-Step
November 23, 2009

Congressional Quarterly's Shira Toeplitz has a good rundown on all the ways in which presumptive Pennsylvania GOP Senate nominee Pat Toomey has moved to the center ever since Arlen Specter bolted for the Democratic Party. Which makes me again wonder whether it was a mistake for Obama to encourage Specter's defection.** If Obama hadn't welcomed Specter with open arms and Specter had been forced to stay in the GOP, he almost certainly would have lost the Republican primary to Toomey, who planned to run to Specter's right.

George Romney Gone Bust
January 25, 1964

The Michigan governor's record doesn't look very presidential.

Politics in California—I
June 02, 1958

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