Your update on the right-wing candidates running for US Senate for 9/15-9/22.
Tea Party: Planned Las Vegas convention featuring Angle quietly cancelled (TPM, 9/20).
Health Care: Claims that pre-existing conditions coverage can be “addressed very well by the free market” (Huffington Post, 9/21).
Poll: Fox News poll shows Angle and Reid running neck-and-neck (Washington Times, 9/21).
Civil Rights: Left-leaning group holds rally protesting Buck’s views on contraception and choice (Denver Westward, 9/21).
Economy: Favors extending all of the Bush tax cuts (Colorado Independent, 9/17).
Poll: New poll shows Fiorina trailing Boxer by 8% (Public Policy Polling, 9/21).
Ad: Boxer blasts Fiorina’s performance as CEO of HP (Daily Kos, 9/18).
Tea Party: Wins endorsement from Dick Armey’s FreedomWorks PAC (WaPo, 9/21).
Economy: Supports extending tax cuts for the wealthy (AP, 9/20).
Campaign: WSJ profiles Fiorina’s focus on the San Joaquin Valley (WSJ, 9/21).
Government: Big-Government critic received farm subsidies (AP, 9/21).
GOP: Knocks Murkowski for running as a write-in candidate (CNN, 9/21).
Poll: Rasmussen poll shows Miller leading with 42% (Rasmussen, 9/21).
Economy: Changes position on unemployment benefits after criticism (ThinkProgress, 9/21).
Tea Party: Receives endorsement from Dick Armey’s FreedomWorks PAC (Business Wire, 9/20).
Religious Right: Journalist unearths 2008 comment where she called homosexuality an “identity disorder” (ABC News, 9/20).
Poll: Fox News poll shows Chris Coons leader 54-39% (Fox News, 9/21).
Bewitched: Reactions to “dabbled into witchcraft” comment vary (Yahoo News, 9/20).
Ad: DSCC slams O’Donnell in new ad on finances (DSCC, 9/17).
Government: AFL-CIO mailer condemns Paul’s views on Social Security, workplace safety (Politico, 9/20).
Media: Criticized by journalists for not speaking to press about views (WHAS, 9/20).
Palin: Sarah Palin fundraises with Paul and joins him for Fox Business interview (Mediaite, 9/18).
Education: Knocked for supporting Dept. of Education’s elimination (McClatchy, 9/21).
Economy: Stimulus-critic Rossi visits shipyard that benefited from Stimulus funding (Seattle Times, 9/17).
Government: Rossi hammered for views on government subsidies for refueling tanker competition (Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 9/21).
Poll: Patty Murray leads Rossi by 5% in new poll (Rasmussen Reprots, 9/16).
Immigration: Opposes both a path for citizenship and deportation of illegal immigrants in the US, offers no alternatives (Seattle Times, 9/20).
Tea Party: Speaks to “Forward with the Constitution Rally” in St. Augustine (St. Petersburg Times, 9/19).
Ad: Crist disparages Rubio for earmarks in new ad (TPM, 9/20).
Fundraiser: Scott Brown (R-MA) to fundraise in Philadelphia for Toomey (Boston Globe, 9/21).
Economy: Signs pledge to back Estate Tax repeal (CBS21, 9/20).
Wall Street: Ties to Wall Street banks come under scrutiny (LA Times, 9/17).