Looming government shut down
Even the Chamber of Commerce thinks the government shouldn’t shut down. http://thehill.com/blogs/on-the-money/appropriations/323067-chamber-to-congress-stop-threatening-shutdown-default#ixzz2fGsyIQfR
Next Tuesday – time to vote!
Even with Congress’ approval ratings at an all time low, people still want to be Members of Congress (MoC). Next Tuesday starts a slew of special elections. http://www.rollcall.com/news/special_election_frenzy_starts_tuesday-227725-1.html?pos=opolh
It’s Maryland vs Texas
As a native Marylander (I once interned for current House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer when he was Democratic Caucus Chair back in the day) if you decide to go after my home state, you should consider stepping off. http://www.politico.com/story/2013/09/martin-omalley-rick-perry-obamacare-97033.html?hp=r13