According to news reports, Congressman Michael Capuano released a TV ad today – the first in the race to fill the late Ted Kennedy's senate seat. Capuano, who has not yet announced his candidacy, is expected to enter the race tomorrow with at least $1.2 million in the bank.
One news report said that the ad buy is a "testament to the $1.2 million Capuano already has in his federal campaign account."
We told you earlier this month that Rep. Michele Bachmann (MN-06) has obviously found her match/mentor/best friend in former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, after Palin's PAC donated to $1,000 to Bachmann's reelection campaign. But it looks like Bachmann's circle of friends is growing...
Interesting news in the New York Senate race, where some GOPers are publicly pushing for former NYC Mayor (and presidential nominee) Rudy Giuliani to throw his hat in the ring.
EMILY's List candidate Kirsten Gillibrand was appointed to fill the seat of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in January. She's facing her first statewide election in 2010 to keep the seat in Democratic hands.
From the New York Post:
After speculation, questioning, and Senate votes, Justice Sonia Sotomayor has officially taken her seat on the United States Supreme Court -- the first Latina and third woman to serve in that role. And we couldn't be more excited to see her there.
Florida Chief Financial Officer Alex Sink has been making headlines recently for her work to cut waste and save resources for Florida's taxpayers. During tough economic times for states around the country, Sink's penny pinching adds up to major savings for Floridians, to the tune of $210,000 a year in decreased wireless costs alone.
A lot of media attention has been given to the outrageous — and dangerous — run-ins with protestors at health care town halls. I can’t think of one of our incumbent women considered vulnerable by the GOP who has escaped their summer antics.