The Foley affair is going to be one of those stories that’s probably going to be pursued most by the bloggers, more than any other “media.” Unfortunately, we’ll probably have to wade through a fair amount of suppositions to get to the factoids. Maybe blogging isn’t the new journalism; maybe it’s the new talk radio. We’ll see.
Archives for October 2, 2006
DFLer Patty Wetterling held a news conference today to call for the resignation of anyone in Congress who knew that former Florida Congressman Mark Foley was e-mailing teenage pages. It’s an issue Wetterling knows well since her background is on child safety. You can read the stories in earlier posts. But Wetterling, a candidate for Read more →
DFL Party Chair Brian Melendez calls on GOP Congressman Mark Kennedy (who’s running for the U.S. Senate) to return money from former Florida Congressman Mark Foley. Foley resigned on Friday. You can read about the flap here. Foley’s Political Action Committee (Florida Republican Leadership PAC) gave Kennedy $3,000 in 2002. Here’s a snippet of the Read more →
Republican Congressman Mark Kennedy is back in Washington after finishing up his work in Congress. That means Kennedy will be making many more campaign stops over the next month. This morning he visited a daycare in Lakeville, toured some businesses in Red Wing and also checked out the Prairie Island nuclear facility. The Star Tribune Read more →
It’s a killer issue, right? Support the war in Iraq, and you lose an election. That’s the increasing vibe that seems to be distributed as we get closer to election day.