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Reids Tea Party Challenger has legal problems that may land him in jail…..

Just when Reid and the Democrats thought they had someone who draw votes from the GOP candidates this happens….In Nevada you can go to jail for writing bad checks….and that is the problem facing Scott Ashjian, the Tea Party candidate for U.S. Senate in Nevada…..according to PoliticalWire which quotes a KTNV-TV report……

Tea Party Candidate May Be Headed for Jail

Scott Ashjian, the Tea Party candidate for U.S. Senate in Nevada, has been accused of writing bad checks for his asphalt business and faces up to 14 years in prison, KTNV-TV reports.
A judge is expected to sign an arrest warrant tomorrow.

Ashjian’s entry into the race was seen as big break for Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) as polls showed him pulling votes from Republican challengers.

Read more: http://politicalwire.com/archives/2010/03/30/tea_party_candidate_may_be_headed_for_jail.html#ixzz0jidRcVNf

March 30, 2010 Posted by | Blogs, Breaking News, Crime, Government, Law, Media, Men, Other Things, PoliticalDog Calls, Politics, Updates | , , , | 4 Comments

From Daniel G…….Nevada Governor & Senate: New Poll shows both Reid’s in massive Trouble……

Morning Dog!

A new Statewide Survey in the Silver State shows both Reid’s have a Mountain to climb if they want to get elected this November.

Rasmussen Survey
Nevada Governor 2010
Clark County Commissioner Rory Reid (D)  44 %
Incumbent Governor Jim Gibbons (R)  36 %
Others  15 %
Undecided  4 %

Former U. S. District Judge Brian Sandoval (R)  53 %
Clark County Commissioner Rory Reid (D)  35 %
Others  7 %
Undecided  5 %

North Las Vegas Mayor Michael Montandon (R)  42 %
Clark County Commissioner Rory Reid (D)  37 %
Others  13 %
Undecided  8 %

Nevada Senate 2010

Former State Republican Chairwoman Sue Lowden (R)  51 %
Incumbent Senator Harry Mason Reid (D)  38 %
Others  7 %
Undecided  3 %

Businessman Danny Tarkanian (R)  50 %
Incumbent Senator Harry Mason Reid (D)  37 %
Others  9 %
Undecided  4 %

Former State Assemblywoman Sharron Angle (R)  46 %
Incumbent Senator Harry Mason Reid (D)  38 %
Others  11 %
Undecided  5 %

Job Approvals

President Barack Obama (D)

Approve  44 %
Disapprove  57 %

Governor Jim Gibbons (R)

Approve  37 %
Disapprove  61 %

One thing is CERTAIN looking at these Numbers: Incumbent Governor Gibbons (R-NV) WON’T be the Republican Nominee for Governor this year. Harry Reid is now stuck in the high 30ties – not good.

Daniel G.

March 7, 2010 Posted by | Breaking News, Daniel G @ PolitcalDog, Family, Government, Media, Men, Politics, Polls, Updates | , , , , , , | Leave a comment

From Daniel G…….Nevada Governor & Senate: New Poll shows both Reid's in massive Trouble……

Morning Dog!

A new Statewide Survey in the Silver State shows both Reid’s have a Mountain to climb if they want to get elected this November.

Rasmussen Survey
Nevada Governor 2010
Clark County Commissioner Rory Reid (D)  44 %
Incumbent Governor Jim Gibbons (R)  36 %
Others  15 %
Undecided  4 %

Former U. S. District Judge Brian Sandoval (R)  53 %
Clark County Commissioner Rory Reid (D)  35 %
Others  7 %
Undecided  5 %

North Las Vegas Mayor Michael Montandon (R)  42 %
Clark County Commissioner Rory Reid (D)  37 %
Others  13 %
Undecided  8 %

Nevada Senate 2010

Former State Republican Chairwoman Sue Lowden (R)  51 %
Incumbent Senator Harry Mason Reid (D)  38 %
Others  7 %
Undecided  3 %

Businessman Danny Tarkanian (R)  50 %
Incumbent Senator Harry Mason Reid (D)  37 %
Others  9 %
Undecided  4 %

Former State Assemblywoman Sharron Angle (R)  46 %
Incumbent Senator Harry Mason Reid (D)  38 %
Others  11 %
Undecided  5 %

Job Approvals

President Barack Obama (D)

Approve  44 %
Disapprove  57 %

Governor Jim Gibbons (R)

Approve  37 %
Disapprove  61 %

One thing is CERTAIN looking at these Numbers: Incumbent Governor Gibbons (R-NV) WON’T be the Republican Nominee for Governor this year. Harry Reid is now stuck in the high 30ties – not good.

Daniel G.

March 7, 2010 Posted by | Breaking News, Daniel G @ PolitcalDog, Family, Government, Media, Men, Politics, Polls, Updates | , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Reid apoligizes for his 2008 remarks about the President’s color and speech…..

From Chris Cillizzia’s ‘The Fix’……….

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) apologized today for referring to President Barack Obama as “light skinned” and “with no Negro dialect” in private conversations during the 2008 presidential campaign.

“I deeply regret using such a poor choice of words,” said Reid in a statement. “I sincerely apologize for offending any and all Americans, especially African Americans for my improper comments.”

President Obama said in a statement that he and Reid had spoken about the matter on Saturday afternoon. “I accepted Harry’s apology without question because I’ve known him for years, I’ve seen the passionate leadership he’s shown on issues of social justice and I know what’s in his heart,” said Obama. “As far as I am concerned, the book is closed.”

The Senate Majority Leader was officially neutral in the primary fight between Obama and then Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (N.Y.). Reid’s remarks about Obama were revealed in “Game Change“, a book detailing the 2008 race penned by Time’s Mark Halperin and New York magazine’s John Heilemann.

Reid has written extensively about his relationship in a memoir entitled “The Good Fight” that was released last year. In that book, Reid recalled talking to Obama about running for president in 2007 and telling the then junior Senator from Illinois: “If you want to be president, you can be president now.”

That same memoir contained an anecdote in which Obama told Reid he had a “gift” after delivering a speech on the Senate floor regarding then President Bush’s approach to the war in Iraq. That remark drew considerable controversy from the Obama’s Republican critics.

The details about Reid’s remarks were first reported by the Atlantic. Reid’s apology was first reported by the Jon Ralston.

This is a blip…..Both guys know need each other….Obama has heard a lot worst…..(and Reid isn’t far from the truth…but you don’t say so in public)

January 9, 2010 Posted by | Blogs, Breaking News, Government, Media, Men, Politics, Updates | , , , , | 2 Comments

Reid apoligizes for his 2008 remarks about the President's color and speech…..

From Chris Cillizzia’s ‘The Fix’……….

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) apologized today for referring to President Barack Obama as “light skinned” and “with no Negro dialect” in private conversations during the 2008 presidential campaign.

“I deeply regret using such a poor choice of words,” said Reid in a statement. “I sincerely apologize for offending any and all Americans, especially African Americans for my improper comments.”

President Obama said in a statement that he and Reid had spoken about the matter on Saturday afternoon. “I accepted Harry’s apology without question because I’ve known him for years, I’ve seen the passionate leadership he’s shown on issues of social justice and I know what’s in his heart,” said Obama. “As far as I am concerned, the book is closed.”

The Senate Majority Leader was officially neutral in the primary fight between Obama and then Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (N.Y.). Reid’s remarks about Obama were revealed in “Game Change“, a book detailing the 2008 race penned by Time’s Mark Halperin and New York magazine’s John Heilemann.

Reid has written extensively about his relationship in a memoir entitled “The Good Fight” that was released last year. In that book, Reid recalled talking to Obama about running for president in 2007 and telling the then junior Senator from Illinois: “If you want to be president, you can be president now.”

That same memoir contained an anecdote in which Obama told Reid he had a “gift” after delivering a speech on the Senate floor regarding then President Bush’s approach to the war in Iraq. That remark drew considerable controversy from the Obama’s Republican critics.

The details about Reid’s remarks were first reported by the Atlantic. Reid’s apology was first reported by the Jon Ralston.

This is a blip…..Both guys know need each other….Obama has heard a lot worst…..(and Reid isn’t far from the truth…but you don’t say so in public)

January 9, 2010 Posted by | Blogs, Breaking News, Government, Media, Men, Politics, Updates | , , , , | 2 Comments

A Healthcare Bill at any cost…..

I’m not surprised at the last-minute compromises Senate majority Leader Harry Reid is making…

…..At this point, for him….. it isn’t what’s in the bill (sadly) it’s getting any bill, at all…. passed.

…..things very seldom change….even with a President than borrowed, and used  ‘Change’ as a slogan…..

The system wears you down…it steals your thunder ..then spits you out…..

December 9, 2009 Posted by | Government, Healthcare, Politics | , , , | Leave a comment

Senate Majority Chair Reid will have to start going home more often…….

The senator from Nevada is behind in the polls right now…..in the latest Mason-Dixon Poll,  things go like this……  Sue Lowden (R) leads Reid (D), 51% to 41%, while Danny Tarkanian (R) leads 48% to 41%……I would think that he would want Tarkanian to beat Lowden….so he he can get a race against him….there are actually nine republicans running for a shot at his seat right now….

Reid’s favorable rating is just 38%….and he needs to work on that, for next year…..

Politics 101…..All politics is local and never forget the one’s that sent you…….

December 4, 2009 Posted by | Media, Politics | , , , | 1 Comment

The Majority leader of the Senate goes for the gusto!…A $849 Billion compromise package Healthcare Bill……..

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev), has presented a compromise $849 Billion bill that bans federal funds for abortions, but allows at least one plan in the system that would offer abortion coverage and one that doesn’t….This will essentially leave coverage in for women who already have it, while not expanding it…..

The bill would also extend coverage to an additional 31 million Americans, reform some insurance practices and add taxes on high earners to help support the bill. The democrats are VERY happy with the Congressional Budget Offices projection that the bill would cut the federal deficit by at least $127 Billion over the next decade…..

There are differences between the House and Senate Bill’s…….

The Senate measure is similar in scope to legislation the House approved earlier this month. It would require most people to buy insurance, and if their employers did not offer affordable coverage, they would be able to shop for policies on new state-based “exchanges” that would function as marketplaces for individual coverage. Insurance companies would have to abide by broad new rules that would ban practices such as denying coverage based on preexisting conditions.

But the bills diverge on other key provisions. The House version would require all but the smallest businesses to offer insurance, while the Senate measure would merely fine companies for not offering affordable coverage. The Senate bill would bar illegal immigrants from buying insurance through the exchanges, while the House would restrict access only to subsidies and federal programs such as Medicaid, which would be vastly expanded under both bills.

The bill’s first test is expected on Friday or Saturday, with a procedural vote required to start debate. Republicans are expected to rally all 40 of their senators to block the legislation from advancing, requiring Reid to keep all 60 members of his Democratic caucus in line.

Stay tuned folks…it has just begun…….

Note: This is a copy of the abortion language in the bill from the Huffington Post……

 

November 18, 2009 Posted by | Breaking News, Government, Healthcare, Politics, The Economy | , , , , , , , | 16 Comments