Daily Archives: September 21, 2008

>Gallup Daily: Obama 50%, McCain 44%

>Gallup Poll Daily tracking from Wednesday through Friday finds Barack Obama maintaining his lead over John McCain among registered voters, by a 50% to 44% margin.

Obama’s current 50% rating matches his 50% record high reached just after the Democratic National Convention. (That came in Gallup Poll Daily tracking from Aug. 30-Sept. 1.)

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Gallup Daily: Obama 50%, McCain 44%

Gallup Poll Daily tracking from Wednesday through Friday finds Barack Obama maintaining his lead over John McCain among registered voters, by a 50% to 44% margin.

Obama’s current 50% rating matches his 50% record high reached just after the Democratic National Convention. (That came in Gallup Poll Daily tracking from Aug. 30-Sept. 1.)

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>McCain: We should deregulate health insurance like we deregulated Wall Street.

>Think Progress
Paul Krugman notes that Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) published an article on his health care plan in the current issue of Contingencies — the magazine of the American Academy of Actuaries. In his article, McCain attempts to make his case for deregulating the health insurance industry by extolling the benefits of the last decade of deregulation in the banking sector. He writes:

Opening up the health insurance market to more vigorous nationwide competition, as we have done over the last decade in banking, would provide more choices of innovative products less burdened by the worst excesses of state-based regulation.

As Yglesias writes, McCain is “such an enthusiast about financial market deregulation that he was bragging about his plan to make the health care system as awesome as the financial system.”

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McCain: We should deregulate health insurance like we deregulated Wall Street.

Think Progress
Paul Krugman notes that Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) published an article on his health care plan in the current issue of Contingencies — the magazine of the American Academy of Actuaries. In his article, McCain attempts to make his case for deregulating the health insurance industry by extolling the benefits of the last decade of deregulation in the banking sector. He writes:

Opening up the health insurance market to more vigorous nationwide competition, as we have done over the last decade in banking, would provide more choices of innovative products less burdened by the worst excesses of state-based regulation.

As Yglesias writes, McCain is “such an enthusiast about financial market deregulation that he was bragging about his plan to make the health care system as awesome as the financial system.”

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Amy Mallet, Monmouth County Freeholder Candidate, addresses attendees at Chairman’s Ball

Democratic Candidate for Monmouth County Freeholder, Amy Mallet, was in attendance Friday night for the 19th Annual Monmouth County Chairman’s Ball, which was held  at the Buttonwood Manor in Matawan.

 Watch the video , “Things are Looking Good!”

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Amy Mallet, Monmouth County Freeholder Candidate, addresses attendees at Chairman’s Ball

Democratic Candidate for Monmouth County Freeholder, Amy Mallet, was in attendance Friday night for the 19th Annual Monmouth County Chairman’s Ball, which was held  at the Buttonwood Manor in Matawan.

 Watch the video , “Things are Looking Good!”

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4th Congressional Candidate Zeitz, adresses attendees at Chairman’s Ball

Democratic Candidate for NJ’s 4th Congressional district, Josh Zeitz, was a guest at the 19th Annual Monmouth County Chairman’s ball Friday night at the Buttonwood Manor in Matawan.

Zeitz has been added to the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee’s “races to watch” list.

The placement could put Zeitz, who’s challenging long-term incumbent U.S. Rep. Chris Smith (R-Hamilton), on deck to receive fundraising help from the DCCC over the next two months.

Josh was very excited about his prospects to unseat Chris Smith in the 4th district and the crowd picked up on his enthusiasm.  
Watch the video and see for yourself!

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