It’s been an interesting kind of day for House races.
- FL-18. Rumor has it that endangered Democrat Patrick Murphy went to talk to the House Republican leadership about switching parties. Unconfirmed, of course – the same rumor has it that Boehner turned Murphy down flat – but Patrick Murphy switched parties once already and there’s that entire possible linkage between Murphy and the voter fraud in FL-26 (Murphy and Democratic Congressman Joe Garcia both employed accused election fraudster Jeffrey Garcia [no relation]). Certainly worth a further look.
- NY-19. The NRCC had a lot of fun cataloging all of the slams* on NY carpetbagger/seat-shopper [Sean***] Eldridge (who is of course trying to unseat wounded war veteran and freshman Congressman Chris Gibson):
- Then there’s PA-08. This one’s fun: the DCCC apparently had two main choices to go up against Mike Fitzpatrick. The Democrats want to play War on Women, because the DCCC isn’t very original, and they have a choice between a female candidate, and a male candidate who wrote… I can’t repeat it here. Kids might see it. Let us just say that the male candidate (Kevin Strouse) once thought that it was appropriate to distill down a presumed sex partner’s identity into her genitalia, and Mr. Strouss’s presumed ready access to it**. Guess which one the DCCC picked. Go ahead. Guess.
Last but not least: this is a couple of days old, but still pretty funny. From CA-31: Continue reading Things happening around the House, 07/15/2013.