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Houston Mayor Bill White Considers 2010 Options

Houston Mayor Bill White is looking at his options for 2010, according to a report today.

Good News For Franken in Minnesota

Nate at FiveThirtyEight reports that Al Franken's Senate campaign has received three pieces of good news:

Rick Perry's Jabs At Washington Are Really About Hutchison

The Houston Chronicle provides an interesting analysis of why Governor Rick Perry has been loudly complaining about the federal government: he's trying to preemptively weaken any gubernatorial run by Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison.

Democratic Senate Candidate Rick Noriega Met With Barack Obama

The Houston Chronicle is reporting that former Democratic Senate candidate and current state representative Rick Noriega met with President-Elect Barack Obama today in Chicago.

Bill White Appoints Task Force to Overhaul Electricity Grid

The Chronicle is reporting that Houston Mayor Bill White has commissioned a task force to overhaul the long-suffering electricity grid in Houston.

New Revelations About Palin's Spending

Of course, we won't have all the details until the RNC reports all its expenditures and contributions, but more and more information about Sarah Palin's makeover beyond the original $150,000 spending spree courtesy of the Republican National Committee has been coming out — and it's not a pretty picture.

Stevens Conviction Puts Us One Step Closer to 60

Ted Stevens' conviction on all charges has the salutary effect of putting us one seat closer to filibuster-proof control of the Senate.

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