Tickets are available through O’Rourke’s campaign website, where an invite to the free event starts like this: “If we're going to win and elect Beto to the Senate, we need Texans to vote for him! And what’s more Texan than Willie Nelson? (Nothing!)” … [Read more...] about Willie Nelson throws benefit concert for Beto O’Rourke’s campaign
At least in Ryan's case, the ad appeared to have some positive effect. The character won his bid to be elected to Congress after being anointed by Selina Meyer, Louis-Dreyfus' character, as a candidate. According to the Hollywood Reporter, HBO had rolled out the trappings of a campaign for the character, including newspaper ads in a New Hampshire newspaper and a campaign website. … [Read more...] about ‘Veep’ Jonah Ryan ad or Joe Donnelly ad? Senator chops wood in video compared to parody.
Campaigning on the Iron Range this week, Stauber and Radinovich tried to appeal to the district’s working class voters. Stauber, a St. Louis County commissioner and retired Duluth policeman, and Radinovich, a former state legislator and Democratic strategist, touted themselves as blue-collar leaders who can work in a bipartisan way to represent the massive, politically diverse district. Both support mining and vow not to cut Medicare and Social Security, even as top Republican leaders suggest cuts to entitlements to deal with the national deficit. … [Read more...] about High stakes as Joe Radinovich, Pete Stauber battle for seat in Congress from Minnesota’s Eighth District
On Thursday, the New York Post reported that a court filing by lawyers representing three memorabilia collectors contained an email message from Manning to the team’s equipment manager asking for two football helmets that could “pass as game used.” The lawyers, who had filed a civil racketeering lawsuit against Manning, the Giants and others in New Jersey’s Bergen County Superior Court, said in their filing that they received the email from Manning himself, and alleged that the Giants and the equipment manager who received the email, Joe Skiba, had deleted their copies of the email in violation of league policy. … [Read more...] about Lawsuit says email from Eli Manning incriminates him in memorabilia case
Willie Nelson will head a rally for Rep. Beto O'Rourke later this month — the country music icon's first performance on behalf of a political candidate — as the Texas Democrat works to deny Republican Sen. Ted Cruz a second term in November. … [Read more...] about Willie Nelson to Headline Beto O’Rourke Rally in Texas