Dudley Leads Kitzhaber By 5 In Oregon Governor’s Race

Republican Chris Dudley continues to hold a small lead over Democrat John Kitzhaber in Oregon’s gubernatorial race. The latest Rasmussen Reports statewide telephone survey of Likely Voters shows Dudley picking up 49% of the vote, while Kitzhaber draws support from … Continued

Barbour: GOP Suited To Tea Party

Republican Governors Association Chairman Haley Barbour says the GOP is lucky that the “tea party” movement didn’t form a third party, and describes Democrats as running from President Obama like “scalded dogs.” The Mississippi governor also is confident in his … Continued

Marco Rubio Takes Double-Digit Lead In Florida Senate Race

Republican Marco Rubio, garnering surprising strength among independent voters, holds a double-digit lead over his two chief rivals in Florida’s U.S. Senate race, a new Sunshine State News Poll reports. The survey of likely voters shows Rubio with 43 percent, … Continued

Do Republicans Have The Wind At Their Backs?

According to political handicappers, a Republican House majority is well within reach this November — and a Senate takeover may be on the table as well. For the first time this cycle, the Cook Political Report’s Charlie Cook projected this morning … Continued

The Final Pieces To The GOP’s Senate Majority

Last week congressional handicapper Charlie Cook declared “The Senate’s In Play!”  Renowned political prognosticator Larry J. Sabato bolstered this claim by asserting that “Republicans have an outside shot at winning full control (+10), but are more likely to end up with +8 (or maybe … Continued

RGA Concedes Colorado Governor’s Race

The RGA’s hand was forced in the Centennial State Governor’s Race… Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour, chairman of the Republican Governors Association, insinuated this morning that the organization has effectively conceded the Colorado governor’s race between Republican Dan Maes, Democrat John … Continued