The race remains close, as it should all the way up to election day.
Incumbent Democrat Patty Murray and Republican challenger Dino Rossi remain tied in Washington’s U.S. Senate race, according to the latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey in the state.
Murray, who is seeking a fourth six-year term, earns 47% support from Likely Voters in Washington, while Rossi captures an identical 47% of the vote. Three percent (3%) like some other candidate, and three percent (3%) more are undecided.
A month ago, it was Murray at 48% and Rossi at 47%.
Since the beginning of the year, Murray has earned 46% to 48% of the vote, while Rossi’s support has ranged from 46% to 49%.
Proud American right here.
Another amazing video.
Awesome call by Ian Darke. “GO, GO, USA!”
Reaction from various locales around the United States:
Landon Donovan, you’re the man.
He has to be.
From the NY Post:
LONDON — In what one environmentalist described as “yet another public relations disaster” for embattled energy giant BP, CEO Tony Hayward took time off Saturday to attend a glitzy yacht race around England’s Isle of Wight.
As social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook lit up with outrage, BP spokespeople rushed to defend Hayward, who has drawn withering criticism as the public face of BP’s halting efforts to stop the worst oil spill in U.S. history.
Spokeswoman Sheila Williams said Hayward took a break from overseeing BP efforts to stem the undersea gusher in Gulf of Mexico so he could watch his boat “Bob” participate in the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race. The 52-foot yacht is made by the Annapolis, Maryland-based boatbuilder Farr Yacht Design.
The annual one-day race is one of the world’s largest, attracting more than 1,700 boats and 16,000 sailors as world-renown yachtsmen compete with wealthy amateurs in the 50-nautical mile course around the island.
Robert Wine, a BP spokesman at the company’s Houston headquarters, said it was the first break that Hayward has had since the Deepwater Horizon rig exploded April 20, killing 11 workers and setting off the undersea oil gusher.
I didn’t think CEO’s of companies responsible for major disasters deserved breaks, but maybe I’m out of touch.
Perhaps he’s just taking after our own president, who can’t seem to fit enough leisure time into his schedule.
From the RNC:
Seriously, Clint? Come on man.
From the Seattle Times:
Didier in D.C. making play for GOP endorsements
Didier, the Pasco farmer and former tight end for the Washington Redskins, is in Washington, D.C., today meeting with officials from the National Republican Senatorial Committee and other organizations to argue that he’s the better challenger to Democratic U.S. Sen Patty Murray. (Politico wrote about his effort Tuesday.)
Kathryn Serkes, Didier’s campaign consultant, said despite Rossi’s presumed frontrunner status, the endorsement of the NRSC and other groups is “up for grabs.”
But Didier does have the endorsement of conservative favorite Sarah Palin and was enthusiastically received at the recent Republican state convention.
Paul Akers needs to drop out of the race too, btw. My modus operandi is that I will always support the most Conservative candidate with the best chance to defeat the Democrat in the general election.
That’s not Clint Didier and that’s not Paul Akers. Clint and Paul know it; everyone knows it.
It’s time for both of them to drop out and put their support behind Dino Rossi. All Washington GOPers are going to need to be on board and unified if we’re going to knock off Patty Murray in November.
A heated primary battle is not going to help in that effort.