Senate 2008 Guru: Following the Races

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

Thursday, February 15, 2007

Rumor About a Durbin Challenger

  • Illinois: Richard Durbin may have a foe, Kathy Salvi, the wife of the man Durbin beat in 1996. Last year, Kathy Salvi lost the IL-08 GOP primary by almost 10 points to the guy who went on to lose to Melissa Bean by 7 points. So it would be charitable to say that Salvi would have an uphill climb. (Hat tip: Hotline On Call)

  • This is not related to a Senate race, but it's just cool. Ben & Jerry's is coming out with a flavor in honor of Stephen Colbert. "Americone Dream" is vanilla ice cream with fudge-covered waffle cone pieces and caramel. Says Colbert:

    “I’m not afraid to say it. Dessert has a well-known liberal agenda,” Colbert said in a statement. “What I hope to do with this ice cream is bring some balance back to the freezer case.”
    Awesome. And the ice cream sounds pretty tasty.

  • 1 Comments:

    Blogger HeritageBlogger said...

    Another potential Durbin challenger: Cook County Commissioner Tony Peraica.

    From the Illinois Review:

    http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2007/03/sen_peraica.html

    11:59 PM, March 22, 2007  

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