Hatch is hedging because he doesn't want to lose another primary race, like his failed 1992 effort to unseat Senator Elaine Szymoniak, and that's what would happen if The Pickle or The Big Lug Nut decide to run.
That says a lot about the candidate when she didn't anticipate support from her family, including her three daughters, or friends and the scientific community is united in that fact. Vernon last made this blog in December, (All Over The Road) because she couldn't figure out why she was stuck six hours on I-80 during the worst winter storm to hit the state in at least three years.
That was after being warned by the Iowa D.O.T. to stay off the roads.
Suffice to say, that's not the kind of thinking we need more of in Washington D.C.
According to MidAmerican's President and CEO, this increase is because the "day-to-day operations and maintenance costs, such as materials, supplies, and the labor associated with generating and delivering electricity, have continued to rise tremendously. In addition, the projected cost of fuel and evolving environmental standards significantly impact our business."