Sex and the GOP

September 29th, 2010

The Nation
By Betsy Reed
September 29, 2010

In the media spectacle that is the 2010 midterm elections, women of the GOP are playing starring roles. They have figured prominently in nearly every plot and subplot that holds any real interest or potential for debased amusement: from Indian-American Nikki Haley’s triumph over her mudslinging male rivals for the GOP gubernatorial nod in South Carolina, to Carly Fiorina’s catty open-mic swipe at her opponent Barbara Boxer’s hair in the first-ever contest between two women for a California Senate seat, to WWF founder and Connecticut Senate hopeful Linda McMahon’s gifts to oh-so-lucky Democratic ad firms (including video of the candidate physically attacking a buxom, scantily clad woman purporting to be her husband’s lover), to the daily dose of clips revealing Christine O’Donnell’s youthful preoccupations with witchcraft and masturbation. Remember when politics was boring?

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Whitman promotes moderation and compromise in politics

September 13th, 2010

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Former NJ Governor Speaks at Rocky

September 13th, 2010

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Letter: Whitman left N.J. fiscally healthy

September 12th, 2010

The Record
September 12, 2010

Trenton Correspondent John Reitmeyer’s description of former Gov. Christie Whitman’s pension bond issuance deserves clarification (“Legacy of bad deals strains N.J. state finances,” Aug. 22).

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Topic A: How the midterm campaign will play out

September 5th, 2010
Washington Post
Sunday, September 5, 2010

With the Republicans leading the Democrats on the generic congressional ballot, what will the two parties in Congress do before November? Below, responses from Dan Schnur, Scott Keeter, Jennifer Palmieri, Matthew Dowd, Martin Frost and Christine Todd Whitman.

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