2010 Right Wing Candidates Weekly Update 10/13
Fundraising: Raised $14 million in three months (WaPo, 10/12).
GOP: Leading Nevada Republicans endorse Reid over Angle (Politico, 10/12).
Religious Right: ADL criticizes Angle for refusing to condemn her pastor’s anti-Mormon comments (KVVU, 10/8).
Extremism: Cites Dearborn, Michigan and a non-existent town in Texas as outposts of Sharia law (CNN, 10/9).
Ad: DSCC launches new ad blasting Buck’s record as a prosecutor (Daily Kos, 10/12).
Religious Right: American Right to Life rescinds endorsement of Buck (CBS, 10/12).
Debate: Blasts Stimulus Plan and Afghan strategy in debate with Bennet (Chieftain, 10/8).
Ad: Boxer hits Fiorina for backing Arizona’s SB 1070 in Spanish-language ad (LA Times, 10/12).
Religious Right: Anti-choice, anti-lgbt equality groups spend money to back Fiorina (SF Gate, 10/12).
Palin: Calls Palin “qualified” to be President but chooses to campaign with McCain over her (Politico, 10/12).
Film: BraveNewFilms tackles Fiorina’s time running HP (NYT, 10/10).
Poll: In statistical dead heat with Murkowski in Public Policy Polling (Politico, 10/12).
Controversy: Said he won’t answer questions about “personal issues” (Anchorage Daily News, 10/11).
Taxes: Supported higher taxes during pipeline lawsuit (Anchorage Daily News, 10/12).
Ad: New pro-Murkowski PAC airs ads blasting Miller’s “radical ideas” (AP, 10/12).
Debate: Faces off with Coons in CNN debate tonight at 7:30 (Baltimore Sun, 10/12).
Poll: Coons leads O’Donnell by 16% in Fox News poll (TPM, 10/12).
Ad: Refers to Coons as “The Taxman” in latest ad (NYT, 10/12).
Ad: PolitiFact confirms Conway’s charge that Paul supports a $2,000 Medicare deductable (St. Petersburg Times, 9/13).
Taxes: Calls for elimination of federal income taxes, backs national sales tax (AP, 9/12).
Clinton: Says the former President, who backs Conway, is a “less than honorable” person (PoliticsDaily, 10/12).
College: Paul’s student group often mocked Christians at Baylor (Politico, 10/12).
Outside groups: Crossroads GPS and other pro-GOP groups pummel Murray to help Rossi (Seattle Times, 10/11).
Poll: Elway poll shows Rossi trailing Murray by 13% (PoliticalWire, 10/12).
Ad: Murray campaign blasts Rossi’s extreme views on choice and contraception (CQ, 10/12).
Health Care: Dubs reform law a “disaster” (Herald Tribune, 10/8).
Debate: Meek and Crist call Rubio an extreme candidate in debate (WaPo, 10/7).
Tea Party: Crist says only he can “stop the Tea Party mess that Mr. Rubio would bring to Washington” (Miami New Times, 10/12).
Climate Change: Disputes notion that human activity contributes to climate change (Think Progress, 10/12).
Tea Party: FreedomWorks to kickstart GOTV efforts for Toomey (FreedomWorks, 10/11).
Ad: Democrats blast Toomey for backing Social Security privatization (HuffPo, 10/12).
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