Rossi Rejects Didier's Demands in Washington Senate Race
Will the tea party holdout hurt the Republican Senate nominee?
11:20 PM, Aug 20, 2010 • By JOHN MCCORMACK
As for the pro-life legislation (see the text here), returning jurisdiction over abortion laws to the states is not out of the mainstream, but stripping the Court's jurisdiction certainly poses some thorny legal questions.
Didier only captured 12 percent of the primary vote (compared to Rossi's 34 percent), but in a tight race he could cost Republicans the election if he can keep one or two percent of the electorate from voting for Rossi. The one upside of this episode for Rossi is that it let's Rossi appeal to independents by appearing to be independent. But on the whole, it seems like a net negative for Rossi and a needless fight for Republicans hoping to beat Patty Murray.