Skip to comments.Clinton, Palin compete for influence in surprise race for Senate in West Virginia
Posted on 10/12/2010 12:15:22 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Former President Bill Clinton and ex-Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin are lining up on opposite sides in West Virginia's Senate race, a key contest that could determine control of the Senate in the November election.
Clinton spent Monday in West Virginia, hoping to boost Democratic Gov. Joe Manchin's campaign as it struggles against wealthy Republican businessman John Raese. Meanwhile, former vice-presidential candidate Palin announced she was backing Raese on her Facebook page, hoping to again demonstrate her political clout...
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Yes, though they attribute Clinton’s motivation to wanting to help his candidate; Palin’s to wanting to demonstrate her clout.
Well, the boys gotta hang together. Wonder how much clout Clinton really has - perhaps more should voice opinions like that stated by Paul in Kentucky this week? Perhaps if more would begin to undermine Bill, would cut into some influence he might wield if Hillary chooses to run again. Just a thought.
What did Paul say?
That's it then - Raese is a shoe-in!
That was the first thing that caught my attention. The AP can’t help themselves.
Class warfare, race warfare, sex warfare, it never ends.
Also did you catch the former President and ex-governor. Why not former governor or ex-president?
Impeached and disgraced ex-President, to be exact.
The State is way down on Democrats even Wealthy Jay Rockefeller probably can’t win anymore.
Clinton was campaigning for Conway - Paul’s oponent - and Paul responded by questioning the acceptance of the opinion of someone who had sex with an intern while they were serving in the White House. Opinions on FR pretty well split on whether he should have responded in this way. Clinton is touted as one of the most popular among politicians so not sure if any of this will stick.
Thanks. I’ve not lived in the state but it seems a laser focus on the issues would be more valuable. Still, it’s at least something less than a ‘full Paladino’ comment.