The Buzz (Tampa Bay, FL)
The Democratic Governors Association is committing $1-million to helping elect Alex Sink FL Governor. It’s called the GOP Accountability Project and other targeted states include California, Colorado, Iowa and Ohio.
Salt Lake Tribune (Salt Lake City, CA)
After just a week, multi-millionaire businessman Fred Lampropoulos (R) plans to drop his challenge of U.S. Sen. Bob Bennett (R), Republican sources told The Salt Lake Tribune.
Politico (Washington, DC)
With his announcement of a troop increase in Afghanistan, President Barack Obama has complicated an already hazardous political landscape and introduced a highly combustible element into scores of House and Senate races.
The Hill (Washington, DC)
Republicans tried to make the case after Rep. Dennis Moore (D-Kan.) announced his retirement last week that it was a precursor to a mass Democratic exodus. Rep. John Tanner’s (D-Tenn.) announcement late Tuesday that he will not seek reelection is much more suggestive of Democratic retirements than Moore’s was.