Susan makes note of Democratic Pennsylvania Rep. Joe Sestak’s statement on the supposed “federal job” he was offered by the White House. I’m not surprised that he’s corroborating the White House’s account, but I hope he appreciates just how dumb this makes him look. Read More
Here is the White House version, from The New York Times: Read More
A short time ago at the press conference on the BP oil spill, President Obama was asked by Major Garrett of Fox News to address Joe Sestak’s allegation that the White House offered him a high-ranking federal job in exchange for dropping out of the Pennsylvania Senate primary. Read More
Intraparty civil war. It's a story line journalists often employ, though usually about only one party, the Republicans.
Thus when three-term Sen. Bob Bennett failed to get enough votes at the Utah Republican convention, we were told that he was the victim of a purge by right-wing activists, despite his largely conservative record. Read More
Today all seven Republican members of the Senate Judiciary Committee sent a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder urging Holder to appoint a special investigator to probe Rep. Joe Sestak’s allegations against the White House. Read More
Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee continue to stoke the flames of the Sestak controversy in order to keep it alive. Read More
Will Barack Obama go an entire year without holding a formal news conference? He's getting close: The president's last full-scale session with the press was on July 22, 2009, which was 307 days ago. Read More
A researcher writes on the Sestak affair at Ezra Klein’s blog. He suggests that even if the White House offered Rep. Sestak a job as secretary of the Navy to get him out of the Pennsylvania Senate primary, that doesn’t matter, because Sestak is qualified for that job. Read More
As expected, U.S. Senate candidate Rep. Joe Sestak, D-Pa., looks like a tougher opponent for former Republican Rep. Pat Toomey.
From Rasmussen: Read More
Yesterday, CNN’s Rick Sanchez asked Sestak whether the White House had offered him a gig as Secretary of the Navy in order to buy him out of the Pennsylvania Senate primary. He dissembled, although he did confirm that the White House offered him a job. Read More