Was the night that drove old Corzine out...
"The night they drove Jon Corzine out
And the bells were ringing
The night they drove Jon Corzine out
And the people were singing
They sang, "La, la, la..."
WASHINGTON – Independents who swept Barack Obama to a historic 2008 victory broke big for Republicans on Tuesday as the GOP wrested political control from Democrats in Virginia and New Jersey, a troubling sign for the president and his party heading into an important midterm election year.
Conservative Republican Bob McDonnell's victory in the Virginia governor's race over Democrat R. Creigh Deeds and moderate Republican Chris Christie's ouster of unpopular New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine was a double-barreled triumph for a party looking to rebuild after being booted from power in national elections in 2006 and 2008.
Elsewhere on Tuesday, Maine voters rejected a state law that would allow same-sex couples to wed. If supporters had prevailed, it would have marked the first time that the electorate in any state endorsed gay marriage. more...
31 states out of 31 states who have been allowed to vote on same sex unions have rejected it. Look for an end run by this congress to put it in the health care bill...
Excuse me Mr President, it's 3 AM...
Dieu le Roy,