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Daniel…..Washington Senate……Things are looking encouraging for Dino Rossi….

Hello all!

While the NRSC screwed some other Races I’ll give HUGE Props to them getting Dino Rossi (R-WA) to run in Washington State AND things are looking good for him.


Rossi raised 600,000 $ already since announcing. Should he hold this up he’ll be competitive with Murray not just in Polling but in the Money Race too.

More importantly one-time Frontrunner, State Senator Don Benton (R-WA) is on the verge of dropping out of the Race and endorsing Rossi as soon as tomorrow.

Daniel G.

P. S. I’m pretty happy how things have gone here.

June 3, 2010 Posted by | Blogs, Breaking News, Daniel G @ PolitcalDog, Government, Media, Men, PoliticalDog Calls, Politics, Projections, Updates | , , | 16 Comments

Daniel…….Washington Senate: BREAKING NEWS (Announcement); Dino Rossi (R-WA) OFFICIALLY declares Senate Candidacy against Incumbent Patty Murray (D-WA) + SENATE MAJORITY now in play

Hello Folks and Good Morning!

Folks, the long wait is finally OVER. We’ve BREAKING NEWS out of the Evergreen State: Former State Senator Dino Rossi (R-WA) officially declared his Senate Candidacy shortly after 7am PT / 11am ET on his new Campaign Website.


THANK YOU Dino for putting yet another Democratic-held Senate Seat in play.

Daniel G.

Dino’s Daniel’s guy…Not the Dog…..

Lets’ see what happens…..

Daniel was right…he IS running….

May 26, 2010 Posted by | Blogs, Breaking News, Counterpoints, Daniel G @ PolitcalDog, Family, Government, Media, Men, Other Things, PoliticalDog Calls, Politics, Updates | , | 2 Comments

Daniel…..Washington Senate: The NRSC is getting their Top-Recruit; Former State Senator Dino Rossi (R-WA) to challenge Incumbent Senator Patty Murray (D-WA)

Hello Folks!

Multiple Sources like CNN, MSNBC, “The Fix”, POLITICO as well as Local News Outlets in the Evergreen State confirming that former State Senator and two-time Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Dino Rossi (R-WA) WILL INDEED challenge 3-Term Incumbent Senator Patricia Lynn “Patty” Murray (D-WA)

His Spokesperson confirms that he’ll have a Mid-Week Announcement likely on Wednesday:



My fellow Republicans: This is a BIG GET for us as it puts likely the Democratic Senate Majority in play.

Daniel G.

May 24, 2010 Posted by | Blogs, Breaking News, Daniel G @ PolitcalDog, Government, Media, Men, Politics, Projections, Updates | , | Leave a comment

Daniel…..Washington Senate: Dino Rossi (R-WA) expected to announce Senate Candidacy next week

Hello Dog Pound!

It looks like the National Republican Senatorial Campaign Committee (NRSC) and his Chairman are very close locking up yet another Top-notch Senate Recruit.

POLITICO hinted at this last week and now POLITICO’S Mark Allen confirms it:

Former State Senator and two-time Washington State Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Dino Rossi (R-WA) is expected to throw his HAT into the ring against 3-Term Senator Patricia Lynn “Patty” Murray.

“THE SCOTT BROWN EFFECT” — The heavily courted Dino Rossi is expected to announce WITHIN A WEEK that he’ll seek the GOP nomination to challenge Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.), confidants tell Playbook. That’ll give a psychological boost to the GOP, even though he’d still be a long shot. Part of the sale to the two-time gubernatorial candidate: the boffo environment exemplified by Brown’s upset victory.


I tell you what. I trust POLITICO. If they say something they’re usually right.

Daniel G.

Personally …..I think he should go for Governor

The Dog

May 22, 2010 Posted by | Blogs, Breaking News, Counterpoints, Family, Government, Media, Men, PoliticalDog Calls, Politics, Polls, Updates, Women | , , | 5 Comments

Dino Rossi for Goveneror of Washington State!

He, he, he…..

This ought to get Daniel’s blood going!

With the Democratic moves coming up in the state ……

Republican Dino Rossi could stay home and have his cake……

I’m betting that what he does…..

Sorry Daniel…..

I never thought he was going to Washington anyways….

How about a Governor for a Senator trade?

From Chris Cillizza’s ‘The Fix’……

What Will Dino Rossi Do?

The reports that Washington Gov. Christine Gregoire (D) may be on the short-list for Solicitor General to replace Supreme Court nomineeElena Kagan raises all kinds of possibilities for who might replace her if she gets the nod.

The most interesting potential scenario: Could former state Sen. Dino Rossi (R) be in the running?

Rossi — who lost to Gregoire in 2004 in the closest gubernatorial race in U.S. history and failed in a 2008 rematch — has been slow-walking a Senate challenge against Sen. Patty Murray (D). Most observers believe it’s a matter of when, not if, Rossi will run for that office.

National Democrats have been pushing out negative information on Rossi in recent weeks in an attempt to discourage him from running or damage him if he does. Republicans argue Democrats’ aggressiveness against Rossi is evidence of how worried they are about facing him this fall.

The prospect of running for governor could be an appealing one to Rossi. He’s made two past bids for the office….


May 14, 2010 Posted by | Blogs, Breaking News, Counterpoints, Government, Media, Men, PoliticalDog Calls, Politics, Polls, Updates | , , , , | 20 Comments

Dino Rossi has to make up his mind in Washington State…..

Dino Rossi needs to make up his mind if he wants to get into the US Senate from Washington State….

Daniel has mentioned several times correctly that Rossi would be a strong candidate against the state’s sitting Senator Pat Murray (D )….But agin…The Dog thinks this is a guy ( he has four young kids ) that would rather not be making the trip to DC…….

Dino Rossi family

Sen. John Cornyn from Texas , who is recruiting for the GOP is growing impatient…and that could just about be the thing that turns Rossi from doing the run anyways…..

Stay tuned……

Cornyn said Rossi has only a few more weeks to decide whether to challenge Murray, the Senate’s fourth-highest ranking Democrat, whom polls show could be vulnerable to a Rossi campaign.

Washington state law allows until 5 p.m. on June 11 for U.S. Senate candidates to file their campaign paperwork, but Cornyn said if Rossi takes all of that time to decide it would make it nearly impossible to recruit another candidate on short notice.

“I think he’s interested. He’s a good, strong fiscal conservative, and the recent polling that’s been done has him beating her. And we need some reinforcements,” Cornyn said.

“I’ve been urging him to make a decision sooner rather than later because there’s a practical problem with not having enough time to do what you need to do before the election.”

Recent polls show Murray leading Rossi in a potential match-up.

A March 22-23 DailyKos poll of 600 likely voters put Murray up by 11 points, but an April 6 Rasmussen poll of 500 likely voters put her up by only two points. Murray leads four other potential GOP opponents by larger margins.

Rossi told The Hill he is doing his “due diligence” and strongly considering the race. He has worked at a commercial real estate firm since his unsuccessful gubernatorial campaign in 2008.


April 18, 2010 Posted by | Blogs, Breaking News, Counterpoints, Daniel G @ PolitcalDog, Family, Government, Media, Men, Other Things, PoliticalDog Calls, Politics, Polls, Projections, Updates | , , , | 24 Comments

Daniel on Dino Rossi running in Washington State?

Hello Dog!
[  Rossi ]
Well, yet another sign how AFRAID the Democrats are of potentially losing their Senate Majority. They are launching Preemtive Strikes and TV Ads against Dino Rossi (R-WA) to discourage him from running.



Your Party is afraid and rightly so.


Daniel G.

Daniel …he hasn’t come down one way or the other yet……..

April 1, 2010 Posted by | Blogs, Breaking News, Daniel G @ PolitcalDog, Government, Media, Men, Other Things, PoliticalDog Calls, Politics, Updates | , , , , | Leave a comment