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Wednesday, May 07, 2008

CongressDaily's take on Ohio 2nd

Patrick Crowley gives Washington readers and political junkies the lowdown:

If there is any House race in the nation that is primed for a compelling rematch, it is in Ohio’s 2nd District.

In 1996, Republican Rep. Jean Schmidt held off Democrat Victoria Wulsin, 50-49 percent to retain a seat that was once held by Rep. Rob Portman — a vice presidential short-lister — and has been in GOP hands for years.

Read the full story here


16 Comments:

at 10:14 AM, May 07, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

1996? Really?

Heres a guy who is supposed to have the 'lowdown' and he doesn't even know the basics? HA!

Heres the truth of it all. Barack Obama did HORRIBLY in Schmidt's district. Even Democrats hate Obama. Wulsin has no chance! I can't wait to see the Schmidt team end Wulsin's political career!

 
at 10:17 AM, May 07, 2008 Anonymous CincyCapell said...

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich has been surveying the political landscape, and he’s not especially impressed with what he sees — at least as far as the GOP’s chances are concerned. In an article posted on HumanEvents.com, the former House speaker and conservative icon said:

"The Republican Party’s loss in a Saturday special election in Louisiana for a House seat the party had held since 1975 should be a sharp wake up call for Republicans: Either Congressional Republicans are going to chart a bold course of real change or they are going to suffer decisive losses this November.”

“The Republican brand has been so badly damaged that if Republicans try to run an anti-Obama, anti-Reverend Wright, or anti-Clinton campaign, they are simply going to fail,” Gingrich warned.

I also have a sinking suspicion that the GOP won’t care, and will blow off his wise advice. They simply can't help themselves, dirty negative campaigns are all the GOP has known for the past 30 years.

Good. And Good Riddance!!

 
at 10:23 AM, May 07, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

If Wulsin believes the war in Iraq is such a major issue, why is Pelosi pushing for funding through 2009?

Looks like someone missed out on the DNC talking points...

Don't worry Icky Vicky. It wasn't an accident. You were purposefully left out. Theres only room for one left wing female nutjob in Congress, and Pelosi takes that crown.

 
at 10:24 AM, May 07, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Schmidt and Wulsin did not run against each other in 1996 as the article and your blog both say. The ran against each other in 2006. It seems a pretty egregious mistake, don't you think?

 
at 10:38 AM, May 07, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

why is Pelosi pushing for funding through 2009?

since you ask, its being pushed thru so that the evil republicans can't use it as an issue in the upcoming election defeat. its wrong but its pragmatic, that's why its called politics.

 
at 10:42 AM, May 07, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Black exposed Wulsin for what she is: a complete FRAUD. Even the Democrats I know that supported her in 2006 say they'll mistakenly lookover the Schmidt/Wulsin race on the ballot.

Wulsin is a complete nutjob. For proof, go check out the cincy beacon. They've been on top of Wulsins "ethical issues" from day one. The more Wulsin is exposed for her involvement in human experimentation in Africa, the less people will like her. Schmidt's biggest mistake in 2006 was not exposing Wulsin for who she is. In my opinion, Wulsin is complacent in murder. Malaria is still a very deadly disease. What would make someone think that infecting HIV patients with malaria would be a good idea?

Bush has spent millions on preventing the spread of malaria in Africa. It seems all he would need to do is revoke Wulsin's passport! I hope Jean Schmidt demolishes Wulsin in November. I'm so sick of that lady.

 
at 10:49 AM, May 07, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

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"chart a bold course of real change...10:17 AM, May 07, 2008"

WE HAVE BEEN SCREAMING THAT VERY POINT !

The voters have had their fill of the 'schmidt'y' 'culture of corruption' !

They have:

HAD ENOUGH !

and will:

VOTE DEMOCRAT 2008 !

 
at 11:17 AM, May 07, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Wulsin will do a tremendous job and send Mean Jean Schmidt packing. Way to go Vic!

 
at 12:52 PM, May 07, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Let us see..PC is supposed to be writing on N. Ky. politics and now seems to be "blogging" for Ohio Second District Congressional Candidates?

There seems to be more than two for now...why not mention them as well?

Did he or does he forget. David H. Krikorian...Independent Candidate?

www.krikorianforcongress.com

ringthebell@krikorianforcongress.com

Why not mention ALL candidates for e given political office?

 
at 12:55 PM, May 07, 2008 Blogger Cheviot Sports Idiot said...

10:42, Anyone who would site the beacon as a 'source' on any topic expose themselves as a complete nutjob. Unemployed, former child star and aging sideman Jeffre and his little cape wearing buddy are two major sad sacks.

And before he writes back, Jeffre never 'sold 10 million records'. He was one of the nameless sidemen in a group that starred Nick Lachey, which sold 10 million records. Jeffre couldn't get a gig playing at a Bar Mitzah these days.

 
at 12:59 PM, May 07, 2008 Anonymous billo said...

for anonymous: 10:42 AM May 07,2008
WHEN will you Schmidtbots recognize the TRUTH and stop the lying and totally fabricated BS? Huh? Wulsin REVIEWED the test protocols and the reports, and rejected the findings based on flawed experiment design. She did PAPERWORK reviewing; the Heimlich team or whoever was in charge, fired her because she was so honest in assessing the work. Get the facts straight before you slander someone, repuke! Disgusting as usual for all you reality-challenged wingnutz. Wulsin is a far finer human being than the real-estate mogul, moneybags Mean Jean could ever hope to be. Wulsin will represent the entire district, not just Schmidt's McMansion-housed, SUV-driving, suburbanite crowd who are deaf, dumb and blind to what's really been happening to the USA under the Bush crime syndicate.

 
at 1:52 PM, May 07, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0508/10138.html

"Shellshocked House Republicans got warnings from leaders past and present Tuesday: Your party’s message isn’t good enough to prevent disaster in November, and neither is the NRCC’s money.
The double shot of bad news had one veteran Republican House member worrying aloud that the party’s electoral woes — brought into sharp focus by Woody Jenkins’ loss to Don Cazayoux in Louisiana on Saturday — have the House Republican Conference splitting apart in “everybody for himself” mode."

“There is an attitude that, ‘I better watch out for myself, because nobody else is going to do it,’ the member said. 'There are all these different factions out there, everyone is sniping at each other, and we have no real plan. We have a lot of people fighting to be the captain of the lifeboat instead of everybody pulling together'."

"In a piece published in Human Events, the Republicans’ onetime captain, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, warned his old colleagues that they face “real disaster” on Election Day unless they move immediately to “chart a bold course of real reform” for the country."

The GOP let Alfred E. Neumann sit behind the wheel of their bus and drive it off a cliff. The f'ing thing is falling, Alfred’s grinning mug is turned to them asking “Hows that fellas?” and somewhere from the back of the bus a genius removes his tongue from the window and mumbles “Pssst, I think we have a message problem.”

 
at 2:56 PM, May 07, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

cheviot:

the enquirer sure as hell won't expose Wulsin for what she is. at least someone in this town will..

 
at 5:04 PM, May 07, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

HAD ENOUGH DEPRAVED DANN DEMOCRATS?

VOTE REPUBLICAN 2008!

 
at 8:26 PM, May 07, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

It's always highly suspicious when some pathetic individual like cincycappell [AKA cheviot sports idiot] becomes obsessed with someone else's life. Cincycappell ought to switch his online name to Mark David Chapman or John Hinckley Jr.

It sounds like cincycapell is hiding in the same closet as Tom Cruise and John Travolta. Use your real name if you're going to attack someone else by his real name. Otherwise, you're just another gutless liberal coward hiding behind a computer monitor.

 
at 3:56 PM, May 14, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

WACKY WULSIN! ICKY VICKY!

WITH NICKNAMES LIKE THOSE, OL' "DR." VICTORIA WULSIN IS SURE TO LOSE BY DOUBLE DIGITS TO JEAN SCHMIDT!!

 
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