Daily Archive for November 8th, 2012

: November 8th, 2012

2016 campaign kickoff? Joe Biden to guest star on ‘Parks and Recreation’

Vice President Joe Biden makes a cameo on Parks and Recreation next week.

The election in songs: A political playlist to tide you over till 2014

Your new workout playlist.

Romney and the Secret Service say goodbye

It’s been a long, trying campaign for Mitt Romney but even when he was under fire by Republicans, one group of guys and gals always had his back.

Since Feb. 1 the Secret Service has shadowed Romney during rallies, fundraisers and even breaks at the beach. They crammed in elevators with him and guarded his hotel door as he slept at night. Now, after nine months of faithful service, they said goodbye and left him on his own.

Romney team accidentally posts victory site

Romney’s eager-beaver team accidentally posted an updated victory site complete with a smiling headshot of the former governor yesterday. Oops.

The new site quickly was taken down but not before Political Wire’s Taegan Goddard snapped a slew more screenshots for posterity.

Check out photos of the transition site here.

Power Trip: No lights? Blame your political opponent

Democrat Chris Murphy gave a “lights-out” performance in Connecticut’s hotly-contested Senate race, winning by 12 points over Republican Linda McMahon despite being massively outspent. McMahon’s definition of lights-out is somewhat different. Multiple GOP sources revealed to Hearst Newspapers that McMahon’s campaign, in an Election Day hail Mary attempt, printed up fliers insinuating that Murphy was […]
Categories: General

Will Pelosi step down as Dem leader?

Speculation about House minority leader Nancy Pelosi’s future is intensifying with the failure of House Democrats to net more than a single-digit gain, despite their huge six-seat haul in California. Pelosi’s office continues to tamp down the idea that she might step down as minority leader, but she has been uncharacteristically quiet, holding no post-election […]
Categories: Nancy Pelosi