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Brad Ellsworth's Hand is Caught in the Special Interest Cookie Jar

Brad Ellsworth’s campaign has become a bit of farce.  This much has been clear as he can’t run on any particular issue because he’s on the wrong side of Obamacare and any form of policy that promotes legitimate private sector job growth.  He likes to claim that Dan Coats is in the back pocket of […]

Hypocrisy and Bull: In Brad Ellsworth's Case, It's One and the Same

Oh, Brad Ellsworth.  When you make an ad attacking special interests and the run off to Canada to take special interest money, it’s a good idea not to get video taped doing it.  That removes all plausible deniabilty. Via Hot Air: A week after releasing the ad, Ellsworth got spotted in Vancouver schmoozing with trial […]

Coats Shows Strong Polling and FEC Numbers

This is looking like a great week for Dan Coats.  First, he received healthy support from Hoosiers in a recent Rasmussen poll released this week (Isn’t that the same Rasmussen Democrats claim is biased towards Republicans?  Oh wait.): The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Voters in the state finds Coats with 51% support, […]

One Thing is For Sure, Brad Ellsworth Knows His Bull

Brad Ellsworth has started airing ads to remind Democrats he’s the Democrat candidate for senate.  He’s primarily running his ad in northwest Indiana.  Some might see that as reassuring his base.  But one has to wonder why he has to start so early in reassuring that base.  Is there something about which to be concerned? […]

Biden Avoids Ellsworth or is it the Other Way Around?

Say what you want about our Vice President, the fact of the matter is, it’s usually a big deal if he comes to town to stump for you.  Such was the case when he visited Indiana yesterday.  No, not to stump for Brad Ellsworth, but for Baron Hill. Via Jim Geraghty: On the veep’s schedule […]

“Brad the Beautiful” Has Love/Hate Relationship With Government Bailouts

What’s up with Brad the Beautiful?  He needs to get a hold of his web handlers because their outing him as a bailout loving stimulus supporting liberal while also making the claim that he’s against those same bailouts he voted to approve. Currently Ellsworth has posted on his website an article from the Elkhart Truth […]

$670 Billion and Counting…

Remember that pledge that President (then candidate) Obama made to not raise taxes on the middle class?  Neither does he.  According to Ranking Member of the Ways and Means Committee Dave Camp: Since January of 2009, President Obama and Congressional Democrats have enacted into law gross tax increases totaling more than $670 billion, or more […]

Democrats Refuse To Learn Lesson of ‘94

Today, President Obama made it official.  The beginnings of the government takeover of health care has begun.  This year alone, the Heritage Foundation says we’re going to see: Prohibition on revoking insurance for patients who falsify applications to fraudulently obtain private insurance coverage (however, penalties for fraud against federal health programs are increased). “Annual Fee” […]

That’s Okay, Brad Ellsworth Didn’t Really Want To Be A Senator Anyway

Brad Ellsworth is a yes vote for Obamacare. Another big get for Dems: Rep Brad Ellsworth, a former Yes vote who shared the concerns of the Stupak dozen and was intensely wooed by both sides, will vote Yes on the Senate bill, his spokesman confirms to me. “He’s a Yes,” Jonathan Kott, communications director for […]