The former head of the Louisiana Film Commission is headed to the pokey after pleading guilty to accepting bribes.
Democrats are outraising Republicans in Congressional swing districts. Notes Real Clear Politics:
Perhaps the most obvious Republican district on Democrats' wish list is in New Orleans, where Joseph Cao gave the GOP one of its few bright spots of 2008 by defeating the ethically-challenged Bill Jefferson in a heavily Democratic district. Cao has raised more than $500,000 this year, however, and has proven his independence on the House floor.
Satan's Botoxed Handmaiden makes another high-profile hire for the Huffington Post. Notes Gawker:
The Huffington Post just hired another VIP's child, this one the son of White House senior adviser David Axelrod. Funny how a website famous for not paying bloggers finds room on the payroll for an undistinguished corps of rich kids.