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Monday, October 11, 2010

Daily Political Wire 10-11-2010

George Wenschhof

In case you missed them, CNN Candy Crowley has highlights of the Sunday morning "Talking Heads".


Obama continues to hammer Supreme Court "Citizens United" decision -
yesterday, in Philadelphia, President Obama accused the Chamber of commerce of accepting and using foreign money in U.S. campaigns while criticizing the lack of disclosure requirements on corporations. You can read more here.

The president again also used the let's not turn to the political party that put the country in the ditch and urged voters to stay the course with Democrats. We'll soon see if this strategy works for Democrats.

I would prefer more of "here's what we are going to do...".


Giannoulias or Kirk in Illinois Senate race remains a toss up -
their appearance on NBC "Meet The Press" yesterday did not solidify the efforts of either candidate. Instead, weaknesses of each were exposed with Republican Mark Kirk defending his exaggeration of his military record and Democrat Alexi Giannoulias saying he did not know the criminal records of two reported mobsters who received loans from his family bank. The NY Times Caucus Blog has more here.


Foreclosure Freeze could hurt economy -
the initial reaction to the revelation that large numbers of foreclosures were processed erroneously has been to freeze the foreclosure process. Unfortunately, the result of this action is hurting the economy. has more here.


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