The tea party and its candidates - building momentum in the polls...
"The tea party movement is very likely to move the Republican Party farther to the right on these issues - that is - they will be more solidly - the Republican Party - more solidly against tax increases and more solidly for spending reductions than it is already - in part because of these tea party - soon to be tea party members of the Congress."
Fox News Political Analyst Jeff Birnbaum - spending some time with Amy Lewis and Ed Crane at KFBK in Sacramento, CA.
"It's an important voice - that will have to be reckoned with in congress - if the numbers that we just heard - come true."
Just a few weeks left - let's see if the Tea Party can hold its momentum thru Election Day.
Buzzing right along...
A Florida judge - ruling to ban the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy.
The Obama administration now asking Judge Virginia Phillips to stick to her decision - pending an appeal.
"I think the administration really wants it to be repealed...not just a stay."
That was Ruth Gardner-Loew, Executive Director of Atticus Circle - the largest organization for straight supporters of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender rights in the nation.
Why? Gardner-Loew says that the fear is:
"That as long as the law is still on the books - there's a chance that it can raise its ugly head and come back to haunt all of us."
That was Gardner-Loew speaking with Matt Patrick at WTRC in South Bend, IN.
The Obama administration - though seeking an end to "Don't Ask, Don't Tell", does think that an immediate termination of the policy would be chaotic for the military and gays actively serving.
I'm Jessica Curtis - and that's your talk radio buzz, from Fox News Radio.