A spotty internet connection today, so only a throng of quick hits:Nebraska: The most anti-climactic press conference of 2007 so far saw Chuck Hagel announce today that he hasn't made a final decision on a Presidential run and that "he would actively raise money for a Senate re-election bid in 2008." I wonder how Hagel feels about term limits and becoming "institutionalized" now?
New Mexico: On this past Sunday's Face the Nation, Senator Specter suggests that Pajamas Pete Domenici is very much on his investigative radar screen:
SPECTER: I'm concerned about what happened in Nex Mexico. I'm concerned about what...Pajamas Pete is probably running low on friends these days.
SCHIEFFER: That's where you had this US attorney fired because some there said that he--he should've been more diligent in filing corruption charges against some Democrats. Go ahead.
SPECTER: Well, that's right, and there were some telephone calls made.
Kentucky: Bluegrass Report announces some fun news. A new website dedicated to "a commonwealth united to defeat Mitch McConnell" is live: Ditch Mitch KY. Awesome!
Texas: Burnt Orange Report rips on John Cornyn.
New Hampshire: Kos offers commentary on John Sununu's Club for Growth endorsement:
Sununu is shaping up to be the Rick Santorum of 2008 -- wildly out of sync with the changing trends of his constituents.Sounds right to me. The Guru offered some thoughts on the CfG endorsement a couple weeks back.