It doesn't look good:
Receipts from Individuals: $3,115
Receipts from the rest: $12,700
Receipts taken off the books after the recent scandal: $137,000 (so far, anyway)
Total Cash on Hand: $3,291Just to contrast, Governor Dave Heineman raised over $100,000 this quarter and has $1.5 million Cash on Hand.
It is not clear to us how much longer the Lakers campaign can go on like this.
Congressman Lee Terry's campaign has a new web video featuring 2008 opponent, and now Terry advisor Richard Carter.
As you can see below, Carter takes a turn at the white board to tutor ...Tom White on economics:
While not experts on math, we are pretty sure that number is huge.
We were recently pointed to a purported nasty bill making the rounds in the Senate these days.
The Carried Interest Tax Hike (HR 4213 Baucus/Levin Bill) is coming up for a vote in the next day or so.
Opponents say that a proposed 150% increase on certain capital gains could cause a massive meltdown and potential bailouts in the commercial real estate biz -- much like the bubble bursting in the home markets did.
The bill, supported by the likes of Iowa's Tom Harkin, currently is OPPOSED by both Mike Johanns and Ben Nelson.
Worth keeping your eye on.
skip out on the Motion Picture Association lobbying gig.
Word has it that while the MPAA would like Kerrey to step in and begin defending their nonsensical ratings system sometime soon, Kerrey is sort of stuck in his New School job.
That, and Kerrey apparently is holding out for a lobbying position that pays more. The MPAA only pays a million a year.
Guy's gotta eat...