Thursday, August 27, 2009

Top Stories: 8/27/09

Politico reports on the wide open field for Senate after the death of Ted Kennedy (D-MA). They call it a "once-in-a-generation opportunity" given the fact that Kennedy had served in the Senate for 46 years.

Nate Silver at explains the more subtle reasons that it will be difficult for a Republican to win the Kennedy seat.

Former Gov. Sarah Palin (R-AK) has skipped another fundraiser (the fourth time now) denying that she ever received an invitation. Interesting way to build up support for a Presidential run.

And the Huffington Post finds this video - a song written by the conservative Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT) for the late Senator Kennedy.

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