Senate 2008 Guru: Following the Races

Keeping a close eye on developments in the 2008 U.S. Senate races

Friday, February 23, 2007

Friday Afternoon Roundup

The weekend is almost here:

  • Minnesota: Another name for the Senate Democratic primary? The AP reports:

    State Rep. John Lesch, who gained recognition a year ago for taking an unauthorized trip to Iraq, said Friday he is considering a 2008 run for U.S. Senate.
    Al Franken and Mike Ciresi will both have plenty of cash for their campaigns. We'll see how well candidates of lesser means fare.

  • North Carolina: Blue South of BlueNC offers a terrific rundown of potential challengers to Elizabeth Dole. Frequent readers of the Guru's blog know that I'm hoping that Mike Easley gets in once he gives up on the Veepstakes, as he's already polling ahead of Dole.

  • Iowa: With Tom Vilsack dropping out of the '08 Prez race, maybe he'll start planning for a 2010 bid for Chuck Grassley's Senate seat.


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