Election 2008: November 2008 Archives

Local Elections

Olson wins, reclaiming House seat for GOP, Houston Chronicle

"Republican Pete Olson is celebrating his success returning a heavily Republican, suburban Houston congressional district to GOP control. Olson ousted Democratic Rep. Nick Lampson in Tuesday's election."

Democrats Kosmas, Grayson defeat GOP veterans Keller, Feeney, Orlando Sentinel

"I got licked," Feeney said in a short concession speech to supporters, some of whom were in tears. "There are differences between me and Kosmas, but I wish her well."

Democrat takes seat vacated by Cramer, Huntsville Times

"After one of the most contentious congressional races in recent history, the 5th Congressional District has a new U.S. representative in Parker Griffith."

IFPTE on Election 2008

IFPTE Letter to Members on Election 2008 Issues

"It is has been a hard 8 years for NASA. President Bush's initial mistake was to downsize, outsource, and undermine the technical independence of NASA's civil-servant workforce. The Republican plan was to eliminate about a fifth of its independent in-house experts and most civil-service protections. This nave ideology, that federal laboratories such as NASA should be run like a private business with the cold, untechnical perspective of a bean-counter, tragically contributed to the Columbia disaster and led to the subsequent hurried and flawed planning for President Bush's Vision for Space Exploration."



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