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The 'hurry up and stall' strategy

Democrats are hinting it will take days, if not weeks, to seat the next senator from Massachusetts, but Sen. Teddy Kennedy and Rep. Nikki Tsongas, both Bay State Democrats, were sworn in within days of winning their special elections.

Recovery.gov gets ZIP codes wrong, too

Not only has the government's Web site created to track stimulus spending incorrectly allocated billions of tax dollars to "phantom" congressional districts, it's allocating money to ZIP codes that don't exist, as well.

Brady Campaign endorsed Tarkanian in 2006

A 2006 endorsement and robocall from the Brady Campaign isn't the kind of thing Republican Danny Tarkanian wants coming up in his 2010 bid to unseat Nevada’s senior Sen. Harry Reid, a Democrat who won an endorsement from the National Rifle Association in his last election.