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Inside Politics Archive: September 2010

  • Feingold no-show with Obama but praises his economic plan

    Wisconsin Democratic Sen. Russ Feingold didn't appear with President Obama at a Labor Day festival in Milwaukee Monday but he did give the president kudos for his efforts to get the economy back on track. Published September 7 2010

  • Wisconsin's Johnson outraises Feingold in battle for Senate

    Republican Senate candidate Ron Johnson of Wisconsin has outraised Sen. Russ Feingold by about $280,000 in the latest campaign finance reporting period. Published September 3 2010

  • California's Jerry Brown won't defend Prop 8

    One nagging question from the federal court battle over California's Proposition 8, the traditional marriage law: Why was the task of defending Proposition 8 left to a group of private attorneys, instead of Attorney General Jerry Brown? Published September 3 2010

  • O'Donnell on defensive in radio interview

    Christine O'Donnell, the tea-party backed longshot who is starting to make some noise in the race to fill the Delaware Senate seat once held by Vice President Joseph Biden, ran into a radio interview buzzsaw early Thursday. Published September 2 2010

  • Wisconsin Dem blasted for phantom Pelosi fundraiser

    The Wisconsin Republican Party hammered Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Barrett for holding a fundraiser this week with U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, an attempt to portray Barrett as sympathetic to the liberal San Francisco icon and therefore out of touch with Badger state voters. Published September 2 2010

  • Independent drops out of Fla. governor's race, backs Democrat Sink

    Lawton "Bud" Chiles III, an independent candidate for Florida governor, dropped out of the race Thursday and endorsed Democratic nominee Alex Sink. Published September 2 2010

  • Congresswoman criticizes BP's ad blowout

    The BP oil company spent $93 million on advertising in the months after its massive spill in the Gulf of Mexico this year — more than triple the amount it spent for the same period in 2009, according to results of a congressional study released Wednesday. Published September 1 2010

  • D.C. mayor expects statehood

    D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty expects new Congress to help bid for statehood. Published September 1 2010

  • Texas trouble for Republican Governors Association

    The Republican Governors Association has been ordered to pay $2 million to the 2006 Texas Democratic gubernatorial nominee because of campaign finance violations. Published September 1 2010

  • Candidates agree to debates in Ohio Senate race

    The two U.S. Senate candidates in Ohio have agreed to three one-hour debates. Published September 1 2010