2010 Right Wing Candidates Weekly Update 10/20
Terrorism: Angle refuses to apologize to Canadian Ambassador who condemned Angle for saying that terrorists are crossing into the US from Canada (AP, 10/19).
Latinos: Says that Latino students, and herself, look Asian (NYDN, 10/19).
Ad: Claims that Harry Reid is in “the conga line” with Michelle Obama (Slate, 10/19).
Fundraising: Spent over $5 million on fundraising (Salon, 10/18).
Palin: MissesTea Party Express kickoff with Palin, who praises Angle and slams Reid (Nevada News Bureau, 10/18).
Religious Right: Claims that homosexuality, “like alcoholism,” is a choice (KDVR, 10/19).
Poll: New data shows Buck losing lead, in dead heat with Bennet (HuffPo, 10/19).
Women: Stands by comparison of rape allegation to “buyers remorse (Daily Kos, 10/18).
Religious Right: Courage Campaign asks Fiorina to refuse support from National Organization for Marriage in internet ad (YubaNet, 10/19).
Government: Can’t name spending programs she would cut (LA Times, 10/18).
Palin: Skips rally with Sarah Palin and Michael Steele (NYT, 10/17).
Experience: Fortune magazine exposes Fiorina’s failed record running Lucent Technology (Fortune, 10/15).
Ad: Boxer hits Fiorina for backing Palin, offshore drilling, and repeal of assault weapon ban (Boxer, 10/15).
GOP: NRSC spends $162,000 on ads to help Miller (WaPo, 10/19).
Security: Miller’s security firm under investigation for arresting reporter (Alaska Dispatch, 10/19).
Immigration: Cites East Germany as a success in wall-building (Mediaite, 10/19).
Debate: Skips debate with McAdams and Murkowski (ADN, 10/18).
Constitution: Questions Separation of Church and State, stumped on the content of 14th and 16th Amendments (ThinkProgress, 10/19).
Taxes: Chris Coons claims that O’Donnell can’t prove assertion that the Democrat wants a $10,000 tax increase (News Journal, 10/19).
Media: Jeffrey Shaffer looks into “Christine O'Donnell and the rise of cable TV politics” (Christian Science Monitor, 10/19).
Poll: Democratic poll shows Paul trailing Conway by 2% (WaPo, 10/19).
Debate: Heated debate with Jack Conway, might back out of next one (McClatchy, 10/18).
Religion: Conway ad on “Aqua Buddha” spurs debate on religion (NYT, 10/18).
Debate: Crist dubs Rubio an “extreme right-wing candidate” in debate (Miami Herald, 10/19).
Outside groups: American Crossroads spends big to back Rubio (The Ledger, 10/18).
Palin: Campaigns with Sarah Palin and Michael Steele on Saturday (Politico, 10/18).
Outside groups: Club for Growth, formerly led by Toomey, set to expand pro-Toomey ad campaign (Washington Independent, 10/19).
Tea Party: AP looks into how Toomey won backing from both the tea party and GOP establishment (AP, 10/19).
Poll: Loses lead, now in dead heat with Joe Sestak (LA Times, 10/19).
People:Carly Fiorina, Chris Coons, Christine O'Donnell, harry reid, Marco Rubio, Michael Steele , Rand Paul, Sarah Palin , Sharron Angle
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