The Tea Party Manifesto

Dick Armey, former House Republican majority leader, and Matt Kibbe, President and CEO of Freedomworks, penned the tea party manifesto in today’s WSJ, which declares, “The movement is not seeking a junior partnership with the Republican Party. It is aiming … Continued

News Corp Gives RGA $1M Boost

Fox News and Wall Street Journal parent company News Corp donated $1 million to the Republican Governors Association in June, Bloomberg BusinessWeek reported. The media conglomerate, controlled by Chairman and CEO Rupert Murdoch, took advantage of the unlimited donations corporations can … Continued

Illinois Senate Race: The Battle Of Who Is More Unpopular

In a race pitting two of the weakest Senate candidates in the country Alexi Giannoulias continues to hold a small lead over Republican Mark Kirk, 37-35, with Green Party candidate LeAlan Jones pulling 9%. Voters in the heavily Democratic state … Continued

Obama’s Job Approval Rating Hits New Low

President Obama’s job approval rating dipped to 44% for the week of Aug. 9-15, the lowest weekly average of his administration by one percentage point. The drop in Obama’s weekly average was driven by particularly low ratings near the end … Continued

Portman Up 8 In Ohio Senate Race

The latest Rasmussen Reports statewide telephone survey of Likely Voters in Ohio shows Republican Rob Portman picking up 45% support, while his Democratic opponent, Lieutenant Governor Lee Fisher, earns the vote from 37%. Five percent (5%) prefer a different candidate, … Continued

Bill McCollum’s Florida GOTV Effort

When the debates, press conferences, and stump speeches wind down, the only thing that matters is whether voters go out and pull the lever for your candidate. “Where you win and lose elections in the margins, which is where we are right … Continued

Alabama GOP Unveils Fall Agenda

Republican candidates hoping to end Democratic dominance of the Alabama Legislature unveiled an agenda Monday that includes passing an Arizona-style immigration law and prohibiting the federal government from compelling any Alabamian to participate in a health care system. House Minority … Continued

Rossi-Murray Race Headlines Washington Primary Battles

In Washington, Democratic Sen. Patty Murray and Republican Dino Rossi, a former state lawmaker, are expected to emerge from the state’s “jungle” primary as top vote-getters. A Public Policy Polling survey this month showed Murray beating Rossi 47% to 33%. Voting … Continued

High Turnout Expected For Wyoming Primaries

With two key state races and a batch of hot local contests on the ballots, many election officials are expecting a big voter turnout today for Wyoming’s primary elections. Absentee ballots are generally an indicator of whether voter turnout will … Continued