Skip to comments.Hagel Meets His Match
Posted on 06/06/2007 12:41:06 PM PDT by gpapa
The attorney general of Nebraska, Jon Bruning, stopped by our office yesterday to let us know that tomorrow he will announce he will challenge Senator Hagel in the Republican primary, which is in May of 2008. A poll conducted for Mr. Bruning shows him leading Mr. Hagel among likely Republican primary voters by 9 percentage points. Mr. Bruning assails Mr, Hagel for being, "The Republican that talks like a Democrat," pointing to Mr. Hagel's support for a timeline for withdrawal from Iraq, as well as his discussion of impeaching President Bush. "He's become arrogant and out of touch," Mr. Bruning said. "His constituent services are very poor."
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GO FOR IT!!!!
Last time the RNC phoned me for $$$, I told them they would not get another cent until Hagel was gone.
Ooops, my bad, I mean "Lady-of-the-Evening", [j/k]
Sounds good to me.
Bruning will get a contribution from me.
cheers, from Texas.
I was having kind of a crappy day until I read that. LOL
I will donate. Please let me know when his web site is up.
htis is good news that a strong challenger will rin against this RINO Hagel.
Even a weak cantidate would give Hagel a good run as he has shat on nebraskans regarding the war.
Vote Kucinich/Hagel in ‘08!!!!
Next electoral target: Lindsay Graham of SC.
Here’s hoping the disgusting Hagel joins Daschle on the trash heap of history.
Hagel’s constituency is all inside the Beltway.
and inside his mirror’s reflection. As Laura Ingraham said this morning, Hagel has some good positions, but far too many bad ones, plus “it’s all about him.”
I’m not even sure Hagel will file for reelection. More than a few of us expect this little weasel will be the running mate of the ultraliberal NYC Mayor Bloomberg on a leftist/surrendermonkey ticket.
That’s OK, Chuckie wants to be President, don’tcha know :)
Absolutely! This is the level where the RINOs need to lose...in the primaries! More power to this guy! Go for it!
Good. Now when is Ravenal going to step in against Linds?
And hopefully primary voters ignore the RNC this time, because there is no guarentee voters will stick with those losers in the generalanymore then they did DeWine or Chafee.
HOw is Hagel on econ issues?
The point being, would Club for Growth (a.k.a., the real Republican Party) get involved?
What is Bruning stand on illegals?
I like to see someone up against Hagel. Hagel doesnt just have skeletons in his closet....DNC Donkeys, too
Getting Hagel out is much more important than the issues.
All the RINOS that voted to keep felons in the country should be defeated.
Hagel’s needed walking papers for a long time.
I wouldn't bet against those two running.
How could their egos refuse such an opportunity?!?
I wished I lived in his State, I would love to vote against him.
I’m stuck in Illinois, so I forget when my vote actually meant anything.
I guess this means we can expect the Bush administration to launch into action working on a Hagel victory in primary.
That's not what I understand. Hagel has the least money of any Senator up for election in 2008. (Except for Allard, who isn't running for reelection)
PING for the GOP UPRISING!!
“Club For Growth (I’m a member) will undoubtedly support him if he wants it.”
I’m a member too, but I won’t be anymore if they support this POS.
I had forgotten Hagel until I saw this thread. Wasn’t he going to run for president? About a month ago many of my liberal friends were saying that he would be the GOP nominee......
Following the 2002 election, Jon Bruning became the youngest Attorney General in Nebraska's history and the youngest Attorney General in the United States. A fifth-generation Nebraskan, Bruning carries a reputation as an aggressive, effective leader in the fight against crime. He is Chairman of the Nebraska Crime Commission and serves on the Board of Pardons.
Before becoming Attorney General, Bruning was twice elected to the Nebraska Legislature and served six years as a state senator. During his term as a lawmaker, Bruning operated a thriving private law practice. He received both his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Nebraska.
We need to support this guy and anybody who will take on Graham and Specter in the primaries. Three of the Gag Factor up for election next time. I always think of it as a good year when I can vote against Snarlin’ Arlen TWICE in the same year.
NE people are very cautious and hesitant by nature. They may tell you they don’t think Hagel is representing them on immigration and Iraq, but they will still quietly vote to reelect him.
For some reason, SC people really seem to like Lindsey Graham. It’s part of the mystique of coming from ThurmondLand.
Absolutely. We fight it out in the primaries and then stay united in our desire to defeat RATS.
I'll be sending a contribution.
My family has seven votes in Nebraska and I can tell you they will not be voting Hagel. They can’t stand him.
In fact, my mention was "you guys don't back enforcing the 1986 Simpson - Masoli Bill, so forget my money..... until that happens (I presume I'll be counting my investment dividends for decades with my would be donation.)
I heard this guy on Mark Levin last night. He was great. All the right positions, and a good speaker. Mark liked him, he can’t be too bad! :-)
FR should identify talented republicans for primaries opposing those who tried to screw us on Illegal Immigration. Forget RNC, let’s put our money on OUR guys!
This young man (only 38, but already he’s had 2 terms stage legislature, 2 as state AG) would be a good start.
I remember reading in 1996 that General Colin Powell’s endorsement of Hagel gave him the GOP nomination because NE people think so highly of Powell.
This has been done to an extent, but the Republican voters demand their incumbents, such as Lott in 2006.
I had forgotten about the demise of Osborne, but again NE stuck with the incumbent. They did turn out a GOP incumbent in 1982 in favor of the popular Bob KERREY.