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There she goes (yet) again

The GOP doesn’t need anybody to run against Stephanie Herseth for the South Dakota House seat. Bush pretty much has what he wants already.

Yesterday, Rep. Herseth voted the Bush and GOP line on two amendments to the Foreign Relations Authorization Act. The first expressed “the sense of Congress” that detaining enemy combatants at Gitmo […]

There she goes again

Hopefully not totally overshadowed by the debate hoopla, the House Thursday failed to get the necessary two-thirds majority to pass a proposed federal constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage. Stephanie Herseth voted in favor of the amendment. This vote comes a day after she voted to repeal a law banning most handguns in the District […]

Another disheartening Herseth vote

Again displaying her “Republican Lite” tendencies, Stephanie Herseth was one of 34 Democrats to vote in favor of the “Pledge Protection Act.” As passed, the bill deprives federal courts of jurisdiction “to hear or decide any question pertaining to the interpretation of, or the validity under the Constitution of, the Pledge of Allegiance … or […]

Fears about Herseth prove true

Stephanie Herseth hid Thursday behind the gay marriage straw man created by the GOP .  She voted with the Repugnicans to approve a House resolution that denies federal courts jurisdiction to hear or determine any question pertaining to the interpretation of the Defense of Marriage Act or the federal statute defining marriage.

I don’t […]

Crossing Stephanie Herseth off my list

The Argus Leader editorial board met Wednesday with Stephanie Herseth and Larry Diedrich. The article on that meeting leads me to conclude I can no longer support Stephanie.

The “jump” headline from the article reads, “Candidates: Agree on War, PATRIOT Act.” The article itself says

• Knowing what we know now, would you support the […]

Whisper, innuendo and slime

On the “gay marriage” front, a couple months ago I mentioned the possibility of Stephanie Herseth facing a “she’s a lesbian, you know” whispering campaign. Well, it has started. I don’t claim or have any reason to believe the Diedrich campaign is behind this. The fact is, though, there’s plenty of sotto voce talk about […]