Waxman Vulnerable in November, Let’s Get Him

Dan Riehl
Riehl World View

…All things considered it will still prove tough to beat Waxman, but just having a shot at him should be enough to get some people worked up. If anyone is out that way, they might want to consider lending a hand to the Bill Bloomfield campaign.

Henry Waxman hasn’t faced a tough campaign since Lyndon B. Johnson was president and the Beatles topped the Billboard charts

…His Westside Los Angeles seat was reshaped to include a swath of the Palos Verdes Peninsula, a moderate-to-conservative area where Waxman’s brand of bare-knuckled liberal politics isn’t as in fashion…

Read the entire post at Riehl World View.

H/T DaTechGuy, House Races Speaking Loud and Clear. Read it!

Related: Pelosi: I’ll release my tax returns when I run for president

…Democratic leaders – and a number of Republicans – have urged Mitt Romney, the wealthy GOP presidential hopeful, to release his tax returns, to no avail. Yet a McClatchy report published Thursday found that only a tiny percentage of congressional lawmakers were willing to apply the same standard to themselves.

Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) were among the Democrats who declined to release their returns…

Update: Is Henry Waxman in danger of losing his seat?

…Waxman is still considered a heavy favorite but what if there’s an anti-incumbent backlash in November? Long time servers like Waxman would be targets in that scenario, and Bloomfield is in good position to take advantage of the situation.

Defeating Waxman should be a priority for the GOP this election year.

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