Posts Tagged ‘Lou Dobbs’

Lou Dobbs for Senate?

Posted: November 26, 2009 in News, Politics
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‘Mr. Independent may have his eyes set on a Senate race for 2012.  Sources have it that Dobbs is set to contest Democratic seat holder Robert Menendez, the Senates only Hispanic. 

While the Presidency is in speculation the Senate is more like it says his spokesman.  Dobbs is best known as being a crusader against illegal immigration but there are those who doubt whether he could pass the Republican National Committee “purity test”.  Politico is reporting that strategists are delighted in a possible third party canidate.

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Jim Meyers, Newsmax

Lou Dobbs walked away from CNN — and $9 million — under pressure to tone down his rhetoric as the network seeks a more centrist position among the cable news channels.

 Dobbs announced his resignation from “Lou Dobbs Tonight” on the air Wednesday night following months of friction between the veteran newsman and CNN brass.

The beginning of the end, the New York Post is reporting, came in July when CNN President Jonathan Klein told Dobbs’ staff in a memo to stay away from so-called “birther” stories about doubts that Barack Obama was really born in the United States.

To read more:  http://www.infowars.com/why-dobbs-quit-cnn-birthers-politics/