"Get ready for the fangs and knives... The desperation will be ferocious. Imagine everything from the last six years rolled into one toxic week. An electoral gauntlet of hacking knives and fire. But, then, where did one party rule ever end serenely?"* via attytood:
"The federal government's "no sex without marriage" message isn't just for kids anymore.
Now the government is targeting unmarried adults up to age 29 as part of its abstinence-only programs, which include millions of dollars in federal money that will be available to the states under revised federal grant guidelines for 2007."
* AP via tpmm:
""House Speaker Dennis Hastert is expected by many Republicans to step aside as the GOP's leader if Democrats win big in next week's election. He may be on his way out even if the GOP emerges with a narrow majority....* via tpmm:
"There's lots of grumbling among Republican insiders over real and imagined leadership lapses. Not the least of those is the way Hastert's office handled -- mishandled, some critics say -- the Mark Foley page scandal."
""House Appropriations Chairman Jerry Lewis [R-CA] spent $820,000 in just four months to defend himself in the ongoing probe into his connections to a lobbying firm that received hundreds of millions of dollars in earmarks from the Californian’s panel."* wapo via tpmm:
""Katherine Harris, who is trying to become a U.S. senator, says she is writing a tell-all about the many people who have wronged her. This includes, but is not necessarily limited to: the Republican leaders who didn't want her to run, the press that has covered her troubled campaign, and the many staffers who have quit her employ, whom she accuses of colluding with her opponent. . . .
"The way Harris sees it, a vast left- and right-wing conspiracy, encompassing both the "liberal media" and the Republican "elite," is attempting to keep her out of the Senate.""
* FoxNews is pushing the impeachment boogeyman again - with Boehner. 7 days to go.