CHUCK’S PICKS: STATE SENATE
In 1994, when Republicans had a shot at taking majority control of the U.S. House of Representatives, they ran on a conservative platform – the “Contract with America” – which outlined exactly what they’d do if, in fact, they won majority control of the House.
This year, Republicans in Nevada have a shot at taking majority control of the State Senate. To do so, they need to win four out of the five competitive races. And as best as I can figure, here’s the platform they’re running on:
We’re moderates. Give us the majority and we’ll re-impose $620 million worth of “temporary” tax hikes – including a doubling of the “job-killing” payroll tax – in order to dump more money into the “failure factories” known as our public schools, including $20 million to teach the children of illegal immigrants how to speak English.
Wow. I mean, what conservative can’t get excited about THAT agenda, right?
Of the five GOP candidates running in the five competitive districts we have…