The Washington Times - December 4, 2009, 07:36AM

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.