DiMasi, first elected to the House in 1978 to represent Boston, has served as
Speaker since 2004. He was instrumental in passing Massachusetts’ landmark
healthcare legislation that provides coverage to nearly every resident.
Today Jeff Jacoby pens his fifth colum in eight months on climate change. [December 24, 2006 (Climate Of Fear); February 7, 2007 (Chicken Little and Global Warming); April 15, 2007 (Doubting Doomsday); August 15, 2007 (Hot Tempers On Global Warming); August 19, 2007.] His disdain for warming theorists goes back much longer (here's an example from 2002).
Romney's margin of victory in Ames is not overly impressive -- given that he's outspent all the other participating candidates combined by a four-to-one margin in the Presidential campaign to date -- but it's solid enough. The breakout moment is Huckabee's, as he pulled out a solid second place; he now needs to seize the moment to get some momentum, and money, and media attention.