Kernels of Truth: Joan, CD-2 and the Next Speaker

It’s time for another bowl of “Kernels of Truth.”  Here’s what’s popping this week:

  • Will Senate President Joan Fitz-Gerald Step Down?
  • Senate Chief of Staff Leaving
  • Who’s the Next House Speaker?
  • The Lamborn Effect
  • The news begins after the jump…

    FITZ-GERALD STILL PRESIDENT
    The State Capitol has been abuzz in the last few weeks with rumors that Senate President Joan Fitz-Gerald will step down from her leadership role in order to concentrate on her 2008 bid for congress in CD-2. As the rumors go, Sen. Peter Groff would be poised to take over as the new Senate president.

    “I’ve heard it from a couple of different people,” says a Democratic legislator who asked to remain anonymous speaking about potential leadership changes. “That’s the way I’ve heard it

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