The Jake Files

January 30, 2006

Shadegg for Majority Leader

Filed under: Arizona,Conservative,Politics,Republican Party — Amazing Jake @ 10:51 pm

This is encouraging (hat tip Instapundit):

But neutral observers and individuals sympathetic to Bohener and Shadegg say that in the complicated world of leadership races, endorsements are good for only one go around on the carousel. And a source familiar with the Shadegg campaign notes that it is “tricky for Blunt to whip a second ballot given his” public claims of having already reached 117. Asked outright if Shadegg has asked for and received promises of second ballot support from Blunt and Boehner backers, this source offered an unequivocal “yes.”

As I’ve posted on previously, Jeff Flake is my representative, not Shadegg.  I don’t know that much about Shadegg other than what has been reported.  What I do know, is that he’s the best hope the GOP has to stop the insanity that is big government, big spending, appearance-of-impropriety, etc. 

I remember reading a post at The Truth Laid Bear right after Shadegg entered the race endorsing his prospective leadership, which was countersigned by quite a few other conservative bloggers.  Count me in.

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1 Comment »

  1. […] Despite my best efforts, and those of other conservative bloggers, John Shadegg lost the Majority Leader race this week. Now that Shadegg has given up his post as chair of the Republican Policy Committee, what does the future hold in store for him? Shadegg gave up his position as chair of the Republican Policy Committee to focus on the leadership race; it’s a decision he doesn’t regret. His staffers say that in the coming months he will use the publicity he has gotten from this race to push for the big reforms — like changing the outdated federal budget process — that he put at the heart of his campaign. […]

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