Is The SEIU Protecting Blanche Lincoln? | Talking Points Memo

If Arkansas Lt. Gov. Bill Halter is trying to hide the fact that he’s seriously considering a primary run against Sen. Blanche Lincoln (D), he’s not doing a great job of it. Halter’s name has been bandied about as a potential challenger for Lincoln for several weeks now. Just last week, as Greg Sargent reported, Halter discussed a bid with progressive bloggers and union leaders in DC. Halter himself has kept quiet about the race on the record. But, lately it appears Lincoln supporters aren’t prepared to wait for him to announce his intentions. They’re already on the attack.

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