Today’s Water Cooler lineup of off the beaten path online stories are: VP Biden’s Son, Beau, is behind in a head to head poll against Mike Castle for Delaware’s U.S. Senate Seat, a former British soldier faces death by firing squad in Congo, and Senator DeMint threatens to block Bernanke’s renomination.
- WDEL: Poll - Castle beats AG Biden for Senate
A just-released poll shows Congressman Castle would likely win a US Senate race against state Attorney General Beau Biden, who hasn’t yet said he’ll run.
- Telegraph:Former British soldier faces death by firing squad in Congo
French, 27, who has dual British and Norwegian nationality, and his friend Tjostolv Moland, 28, a former Norwegian soldier, were convicted of killing a taxi driver and spying.
- WACH Fox :DeMint threatens to block Fed renomination
South Carolina junior Senator Jim DeMint announced Thursday he will oppose the nomination of Ben Bernanke to serve a second term as chairman of the Federal Reserve.