| It seems like those crazy pols have already packed up for Thanksgiving, so today's roundup is a little thin. Never fear: Wednesday and Friday are two of the best days of year if you're a politician who has to drop bad news.
GA-Sen: Is Saxby Chambliss the Republican Senator most vulnerable to a primary challenge in 2014? Talk seems to be centering on Rep. Tom Price, who recently lost a House leadership bid and is more palatable to the state's grassroots than the incumbent.
MA-Sen: John Kerry sounds like a definite maybe for eiher State or Defense. His future may depend on that of Susan Rice, who sounds like Obama's preferred SoS pick but has come out of the Benghazi affair looking less-than-ideal.
More MA-Sen: And in the event Kerry is tapped, Bawney Fwank won't be wunning in the special. (Sorry, folks, but I don't know how many more chances I'll have to lampoon Frank.) One Congressman has expressed interest, though: Mike Capuano, who lost the 2009 primary to Martha Coakley.
KY-06: The ink isn't even dry on Andy Barr's new business cards yet, and one Democrat is already mulling a run against him: former Lexington Mayor Teresa Isaac.
FL-Gov: The FLGOP is already working to take any "surprise" out of Charlie Crist's announcement sometime next year that he'll run for Governor as a Democrat.
MA-Gov: Eternal Rep. Ed Markey (19 terms and counting, but only 66 years old) is thinking about running for Governor in 2014. It makes little sense, unless Markey is doubtful that Democrats can take back the House this decade and doesn't want to finish his career in the minority. His new 5th district is probably the best base in the state in a Democratic primary, and the three candidates all but certain to run (Dems Tim Murray and Steve Grossman, and GOPer Charlie Baker) are nothing special.
Arizona: The Republican court challenge to the Mathismander is going forward. Even if it succeeds, however, it seems that all the GOP can accomplish is reducing population deviation between districts...which means we'll probably end up with only a slightly modified map.
Louisiana: Once a Democratic bastion, the state now boasts three Republicans in national positions: RGA Chair Bobby Jindal. RSC Chair Steve Scalise, and RNC Vice Chair Roger Villare.