Career: No current role. A University of Delaware and Syracuse Law graduate, he was first elected to Newcastle City Council in 1969, then won upset election to Senate in 1972, aged 29. Was talked out of quitting before being sworn in when his wife and daughter died in a car crash and served total of six terms. Chaired Judiciary Committee's notorious Clarence Thomas confirmation hearings. Ran for president in 1988, pulled out after plagiarism scandal, ran again in 2008, withdrew after placing fifth in the Iowa Caucuses. Tapped by Obama as his running mate and served two terms as vice president. Contemplated third run in 2016 but decided against it after his son died of brain cancer. … [Read more...] about ‘I need a butt-shine. Wax my a**, scrub my balls. The Cow has risen.’ Bizarre poem Beto O’Rourke wrote to a COW when he was a computer hacker who posted fiction about killing children is revealed
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'If the Democrats win Texas it's all over,' Cruz said by video to virtual convention attendees. 'Texas is the single biggest target for the left in 2020, politically speaking. There are 38 electoral votes at stake. There's a U.S. Senate seat at stake. And Texas is the key to national domination for years to come,' the Texas Republican pointed out, in the video address he posted to Twitter Sunday. … [Read more...] about Ted Cruz sounds the alarm on Republicans losing Texas in 2020 saying ‘it’s all over if they win’ as Donald Trump holds microscopic lead over Joe Biden
For Feinstein, who by the latter half of the week resorts to personal attacks on Garza’s gun rights activism and ludicrous but effective theater against Otero’s handling of town halls, rewatching the film prompted significant reflection on the tactics deployed to win. (“I think he’s a fantastic politician,” Otero says of Feinstein in the film, “but I don’t think ‘fantastic politician’ is a compliment, either”). “Had I known what was going on on the other side of the curtain,” seeing the fellow participants as potential friends rather than high-stakes enemies, “I might have acted differently,” Feinstein told the Guardian. Instead, he modeled what we see every day in the horserace mentality of American politics. “All the adults smear each other so of course when I’m 17 and I want to win, I’m like, ‘Let’s do it this way.’” … [Read more...] about Boys State: what happens when 1,000 high-school boys run a government?
'I am still an doubtful Texas will be a quote/unquote 'battleground state.' If it's truly competitive Biden is going win 400 to 450 electoral votes which I don't think is likely to happen,' Matt Mackowiak, a Republican strategist based in Texas, told DailyMail.com. … [Read more...] about Donald Trump boasts he will win Texas AGAIN despite being in a tie with Joe Biden – as he goes maskless in Lone Star state and slams AOC on campaign trip to oil country
'I am still an doubtful Texas will be a quote/unquote 'battleground state.' If it's truly competitive Biden is going win 400 to 450 electoral votes which I don't think is likely to happen,' Matt Mackowiak, a Republican strategist based in Texas, told DailyMail.com. … [Read more...] about Donald Trump campaigns in Bush country: President spends day in Texas oil country as polls show Joe Biden in touching distance in Lone Star State