Tales from the Trail

Lighting a fire off the campaign trail

August 26, 2010

Politicians rarely take a break from the campaign trail, but when they do they tend to choose mainstream R&R, unwinding on the golf course or tucked away on a private estate.

Bennet, Buck score wins in Colorado

August 11, 2010

In a primary drama that might have been subtitled “two presidents and a party,” incumbent Colorado Senator Michael Bennet won the battle for the state’s Democratic Senate nomination on Tuesday.

“Blumenthal mistake” – the birth of a catchphrase?

May 26, 2010

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Joe Biden may have coined a new one.

Will ”Blumenthal mistake” – to claim service in the Vietnam War, while having served stateside in the National Guard – end up in some future dictionary of American political slang?