Linda Killian


May 2010


Pennsylvania, Kentucky Results Show Voter Anger at Failed Politics

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By Linda Killian, the Thomas Jefferson Street blog

The anger and anti-establishment, anti-Washington sentiment that voters displayed Tuesday isn’t new. The wave has been building for several election cycles and both political parties had better take heed. The tsunami of dissatisfaction with the ...

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Critz, Mark
Sestak, Joe
Specter, Arlen
McConnell, Mitch
primaries
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Paul, Rand

Indiana Rep. Souder's Affair Is a Lesson for Angry Voters

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By Linda Killian, the Thomas Jefferson Street blog

So, another one bites the dust. This time it’s Mark Souder. Yet another unseemly scandal has taken out a Republican member of the House Class of ’94, one of the most celebrated and historic classes in congressional history. Souder, a nerdy, intense ...

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Gingrich, Newt
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Sanford, Mark
Ensign, John

Politics Trumps Bipartisanship on Immigration, Campaign Finance

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By Linda Killian, the Thomas Jefferson Street blog

When the Democrats announced campaign finance reform 3.0 Thursday on the steps of the Supreme Court, their answer to the court’s Citizens United decision allowing corporate funding of political activity, one man was noticeably absent. John McCain,

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Reid, Harry
2010 Congressional elections
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Obama, Barack
Boehner, John
Feingold, Russ
Kerry, John
Lieberman, Joe
immigration reform
Castle, Mike
Graham, Lindsey

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