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July 11, 2012


Berkley's Near-Sisyphean Task

Jon Ralston looks the damage to Rep. Shelley Berkley's (D-NV) U.S. Senate campaign in the wake of a formal ethics investigation into charges she used her position to benefit the financial interests of her husband.

"I won't declare her -- as many of my national media peeps have -- dead quite yet. Nobody is dead in Nevada Democratic politics until The Godfather, aka Harry Reid, taps him or her on the shoulder and makes an offer that can't be refused... But the task at hand has gone from being difficult to near-Sisyphean."












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