Apr 07, 2004
Rep. Jan Schakowsky wins Roll Call’s “Speakerology”!
Proving its might yet again, the Blogosphere pushed Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL9) to the top in the Roll Call “Speakerology” (registration required) contest.
Thanks to loads of votes from the Blogs, she smacked down GOP Majority Whip Roy Blunt (R-MO7) by almost 3 to 1. Blunt, however, more than tripled the previous GOP record for votes in his losing effort - which was bolstered by a post on the Joplin (Mo.) Independent online news forum (according to Roll Call - I couldn’t find it)