Network News

X My Profile
View More Activity
About Chris Cillizza  |  On Twitter: The Fix and The Hyper Fix  |  On Facebook  |  On YouTube  |  RSS Feeds RSS Feed

The Fix: April 16, 2006 - April 22, 2006

McCain's Strange Bedfellows

As if we needed more convincing that Arizona Sen. John McCain (R) is courting the Republican establishment that scorned him in the 2000 presidential race, an invite to a May fundraiser for his Straight Talk America PAC in Dallas found...

By Chris Cillizza  |  April 21, 2006; 6:40 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (49)
Categories:  Eye on 2008  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

House: Mollohan Steps Down From Ethics Post

Bowing to pressure from Republicans, fellow Democrats and the news media, Rep. Alan Mollohan (D-W.Va.) today stepped down from his post as the ranking Democrat on the House Ethics Committee. "Today I have accepted, at his request, the decision of...

By Chris Cillizza  |  April 21, 2006; 5:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (14)
Categories:  House  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Virginia: The Races to Come

"Virginia is for lovers ... of elections," state Attorney General Bob McDonnell (R) said Wednesday at the annual Shad Planking political gathering in Wakefield. How right he is. The commonwealth hosts elections every year, with state offices up in odd...

By Chris Cillizza  |  April 21, 2006; 2:18 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (30)
Categories:  Governors , Senate  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

The Friday Line: Fla. Drops Off List of Top Govs. Races

All gubernatorial races are -- theoretically -- created equal, but in reality there are a handful that matter more than the others due to the size of the states and the resultant national influence those chief executives enjoy. So, while...

By Chris Cillizza  |  April 21, 2006; 8:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (62)
Categories:  Governors , The Line  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

2008: The Case Against John Kerry

If my Tuesday post making the case for a second presidential bid by Sen. John Kerry proved anything, it was that The Fix's readers feel strongly about the junior senator from Massachusetts. In the interest of keeping the debate going,...

By Chris Cillizza  |  April 20, 2006; 3:23 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (113)
Categories:  Democratic Party , Eye on 2008  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Virginia: Fish, Beer and Politics

WAKEFIELD, Va., April 19 -- Virginia's political class gathered here today for the 58th annual Shad Planking to toast Sen. George Allen (R) and his all-but-announced bid for president in 2008 over cold beer and bony fish. Master of ceremonies...

By Chris Cillizza  |  April 20, 2006; 9:23 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (43)
Categories:  Eye on 2008 , Senate  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Parsing the Polls: Iraq, Vietnam and Public Opinion

The idea for this week's "Parsing" came over the weekend as I scanned a summary of Gallup polling on the question of whether it was a mistake for the United States to send military troops into Iraq. According to the...

By Chris Cillizza  |  April 19, 2006; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (141)
Categories:  Parsing the Polls  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

House Republicans Move to Blunt Ethics Issue

House Republicans are keeping busy these days. Not content with their efforts to knock a top-tier Democrat out of the Ohio 6th District race, the National Republican Congressional Committee is trying to capitalize on the ethics question currently surrounding Rep....

By Chris Cillizza  |  April 18, 2006; 4:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (17)
Categories:  House  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Ohio: Republicans' Machiavellian Maneuver in the 6th

House Republicans are pulling out all the stops in their attempt to keep state Sen. Charlie Wilson (D) from winning the May 2 Democratic primary in Ohio's open 6th District race: Their latest gambit is decidedly Machiavellian, taking the form...

By Chris Cillizza  |  April 18, 2006; 12:57 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (25)
Categories:  House  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

2008: The Case For John Kerry

When the 2004 presidential campaign started, Sen. John Kerry (Mass.) was widely acknowledged to be the frontrunner for the Democratic nomination. A decorated Vietnam veteran, Kerry was seen as the right man to take on President George W. Bush during...

By Chris Cillizza  |  April 18, 2006; 9:38 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (189)
Categories:  Democratic Party , Eye on 2008  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Counting on Sen. Clinton

Candidates running for reelection this November filed financial reports with the Federal Election Commission over the weekend, and, once again, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-N.Y.) emerged as the big winner. Sen. Clinton addresses the Economic Club of Chicago on April...

By Chris Cillizza  |  April 17, 2006; 1:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (62)
Categories:  Democratic Party , Eye on 2008 , Senate  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Bill Frist: The Howard Dean of the GOP?

In politics, as in life, imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. During the 2004 Democratic presidential primary campaign, a little known former governor named Howard Dean went from also-ran to frontrunner thanks in large part to a huge online...

By Chris Cillizza  |  April 17, 2006; 9:10 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (89)
Categories:  Eye on 2008  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

 
RSS Feed
Subscribe to The Post

© 2010 The Washington Post Company