New Hampshire

Kelly Ayotte's Financial Industry Dinner

Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, defended the Bush tax cuts yesterday in a speech in New Hampshire. According to the Nashua Telegraph, Ayotte said that she’ll pursue a tax code rewrite "to avoid increases in taxes for the wealthy that kick in at year’s end without further congressional action.”

Eight Votes

Eight votes. That’s the big story coming out of Iowa from last night’s caucuses.

More Breaking News: Bass and Flake circulating letter for new leadership election

It's crisis time in the Republican House.

Rep. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) and Charlie Bass (R-NH) are circulating a letter calling for new leadership elections. They need 50 to force an election.

I'll give more details when I get them.

UDPATE: Roll Call has the story, courtesy of FiredUpAmerica.

UPDATE 2: There's an easier way: DeLay ought to resign.