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Katherine Harris Watch

By R. Neal
March 14, 2006 - Florida U.S. Rep. Katherine Harris is expected to make a big announcement tomorrow regarding her campaign for the U.S. Senate against popular incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson. Speculation is that she will announce her withdrawal.

Katherine Harris watch

By R. Neal
March 7, 2006 - This is going to be good. Wonder what will happen at this weekend's GOP extravaganza in Memphis? At any rate, check out this letter to the editor:

Tennessee health care legislation

By R. Neal
March 7, 2006 - In the wake of Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen essentially dismantling the state's TennCare (Medicaid) program leaving nearly 200,000 people without insurance, state lawmakers have introduced several proposed bills to address the health insurance crisis in Tennessee:  

Bribing with class

February 28, 2006 - The newswires are aglow with reports about how convicted Rep. Randall "Duke" Cunningham went about accepting bribes in return for hefty defense contracts from his perch at the House Appropriations Committee from 1998 to 2005: