There’s a maxim in matters of the heart that also applies to politics: dance with the one that brung ya. Country singer Shania Twain even has a song about it: “You gotta dance with the one that brought you. And stay with the one that wants you.”
Polls show voters think Washington is headed in the wrong direction. Majority Democrats are at odds with some of their key constituencies. And Republicans have found – in Attorney General Rob McKenna – a highly competitive gubernatorial candidate for 2012.