Dodd, Dorgan out; 5 other Senate Dems vulnerable
Washington Times - "Sen. Christopher J. Dodd, Connecticut Democrat, and Sen. Byron L. Dorgan, North Dakota Democrat, on Tuesday both dropped out of re-election bids, with Mr. Dorgan saying his decision 'is not a reflection of any dissatisfaction with my work in the Senate.'
"In at least seven states -- Connecticut, Nevada, Ohio, Arkansas, Pennsylvania, North Dakota and Colorado -- the Democratic candidate for Senate trails the Republican in the most recent polls. In those states, Mr. Obama's popularity has dropped below the percentage of votes he drew in 2008, and opposition to the health-care-reform bill is deep and wide."
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Likely Democratic Candidate to Succeed Dodd Received A+ Rating From ACORN
ConservativeHQ Staff - "In a September 2009 article for American Thinker, Mark J. Fitzgibbons pointed out that Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal was one of only six Attorneys General to receive a grade of A+ from ACORN. Blumenthal is now considered to be the frontrunner to secure the Democratic nomination to succeed retiring Democratic Senator Christopher Dodd in November 2010.
"In Connecticut, at least, it appears the ACORNs don't fall far from the tree."
In Florida, Left Wing Congressman Grayson Gets Another GOP Challenger
Politico - "State Rep. Kurt Kelly is the latest Republican to announce his candidacy against Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.), officially entering the crowded GOP fray Tuesday to take on the controversial freshman.
"A first-term state representative, Kelly has looked to cast himself as the true conservative in an already-crowded Republican field of lesser-known candidates. So far, he is the candidate with the most legislative and political experience."
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