CA Gov: More Enthusiastic Voters Give Brown Solid Lead over Whitman

By: Tuesday September 21, 2010 7:34 pm

Despite setting a record for campaign spending, Republican Meg Whitman is trailing Jerry Brown by a significant margin according to the newest PPP poll. PPP (PDF) (9/14-16) Jerry Brown (D) 47 Meg Whitman (R) 42 Undecided 12 Even though Brown is not particularly popular, he is at least more popular than Whitman. From Tom Jensen: [...]

Guess Who Is Not Running for the United States Senate

By: Friday April 16, 2010 11:16 am

In the last few days, we have learned that several individuals will not run for the United States Senate. Former Republican New York governor George Pataki said earlier this week he will not run against Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand. Yesterday, we also learned that former Republican Wisconsin governor Tommy Thompson has chosen not to challenge Sen. [...]

WI-Sen: Thompson Joins Hedge Fund, Unlikely To Run For Senate

By: Wednesday February 3, 2010 6:43 pm

“I just joined a hedge fund” is an improbable pedigree for someone looking to run for US Senate. Former Wisconsin Governor Tommy Thompson was announced as the newest advisor to a Peak Ridge Capital Group venture capital fund. Thompson, who served as governor for America‚Äôs Dairyland for four terms from 1986 through 2002, was known [...]

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