Wednesday, September 29, 2010

TODAY'S NEWS HEADLINES for INDEPENDENT VOTERS 9/29/10

OPEN PRIMARIES
  • Runoff elections wave of the future?  (LETTER The Republican - MA) As the political parties decline in power and favor, the day may come where we see one ballot with all the names for each position and the voter makes his choice of one for each office and after votes are tabulated there will be a runoff for the two top vote-getters. The day that comes, politics as we know it will be gone. 
NATIONAL
MAYOR BLOOMBERG
  • Bloomberg to address House GOP (By Molly K. Hooper, The Hill) Bloomberg, considered a possible presidential candidate, will speak at the weekly House GOP Theme Team meeting on Thursday morning.
NEW YORK
BLOGOSPHERE
  • W.H. scorecard: MSNBC up, bloggers down (By: Keach Hagey, Politico) Glenn Greenwald: “As we head into a November election that looks more and more like Democrats are going to get slaughtered, I think they are trying to set up a villain, someone to blame other than Obama,” he said. “And that villain will be the left.”

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