This week's roundup is brought to you by My Silver State. Enjoy.

 

Iowa
In the Presidential nominating process, the Iowa Democrats could have both the first and last say.


California
It's important to field a candidate in every race, the implications can be many.


Michigan
As Michigan state government teeters on the brink of shutdown, it's important to keep in mind what this really means.


Georgia
Tondee's Tavern throws in the towel on Rep. Jim Marshall (GA-8) over his "No" vote on Childrens Healthcare


Texas
Why should big money donors have all the fun, asks Texas Kaos? Welcome to the Battle of Ballot Island.


West Virginia
WV-02 Democratic challenger John Unger garners positive news coverage as his Iraq War stance compares favorably to vulnerable Republican Rep. Shelley Moore Capito's recent triple-backflip belly-flop.


Minnesota
Joe Bodell of MNCampaignReport gives us the scoop about the CD3 race


Utah
Utah Republicans vote against SCHIP

 

New Mexico
Conservative Republican Senator Pajama's Pete Domenici is squarely in the danger zone according to his latest approval numbers.


Alabama
Mooncat makes the case that Rep. Terry Everett's retirement means Democrats have a fighting chance for the AL-02 open seat.


Nevada
Nevada Assemblyman David Bobzien talks to My Silver State about his endorsement of John Edwards.


North Carolina
Ambassador Joe Wilson campaigned for Larry Kissell who is running for Congress in NC-08. The diary includes photos and video.


Arizona
Thoughts on how much purity the Democratic Party can afford.


Colorado
Angie Paccione
has announced she will no longer be a candidate for Congress as she's
found a great job in the private sector. All the best to her!


Connecticut
Maura reports on the decision by CT Catholic bishops agreeing to dispense Plan B in their hospitals for all rape victims.


Delaware
Delaware Dem wonders why Joe Biden's pollster would commission a push pull targeting other Dems as too liberal.


Florida
Will the votes cast in Florida's January 29th primary count or not?


Idaho
Larry LaRocco has been endorsed by Wes Clark this week.


Illinois
Congressional candidate John Laesch joins the fight in support of a Planned Parenthood clinic in Aurora.


Indiana
A discussion on Evan Bayh's endorsement of Hillary.


Iowa
An Iowa blogger on his decision to run for office.


Kentucky
Why the race for governor is not the most important one in Kentucky this year.


Louisiana
Thoughts from Louisiana on the Jena 6 decision.


Maine
There's yet another candidate in the race to replace Tom Allen.


Maryland
Maryland's Senators "have lost their minds."


Massachusetts
Massachusetts needs more progressive media. Who'd have thunk it?


Missouri
Why Claire McCaskill is better than Jim Talent.


Missouri
It's all Matt Blunt all the time. This time on his fighting with DC over unemployment numbers.


Montana
Will Bob Keenan run against Max Baucus next year?


Nebraska
There seems to be a lot of excitement over another run by Scott Kleeb for Congress.


New Hampshire
Sununu is still running ... away, that is. Mostly from cameras and reporters.


New Jersey
Congressman Pallone blasts Rush Limbaugh. Good for him.


New York
On Rudy's $9.11 fundraiser.


New York
Freshman Rep. John Hall takes a first step in ending the use of mercinaries in Iraq. A small step but better than nothing.


Ohio
Tis the season! For renewed Republican dirty tricks in Ohio.


Oklahoma
The Oklahoma GI Rights Hotline Begins Operations.


Oregon
Seems like protesters also get arrested at Democratic Rep.'s offices.


Rhode Island
Tom Harkin isn't the only member of Congress having a steak fry. But I've got a feeling there will be no presidential candidates in Rhode Island this Sunday.


South Dakota
After two terms of George W. Bush in the White House, South Dakota's Republican Governor wants to "restore America's greatness."


Tennessee
Democrat Mike McWherter is officially exploring a run against Lamar!


Texas
Matt Glazer reports on the success of the TexBlogPAC.


Vermont
Julie Waters on Anti-Gay harassment in Burlington vs her own experiences in Vermont.


Virginia
The presidential race has gotten so long that some are turning their eyes to the VP slot. Jim Webb's not ruling it out.


Washington
First hand account of a town hall with Congressman Brian Baird on Iraq.



Wisconsin
Xoff wonders what ever happened to Wisconsin budget bargaining.