Dems Banking On GOP Approval Numbers To Keep Control

Democrats circulated a memo arguing that public opinion of Republicans would forestall a “wave” election this fall, which the GOP would need to win back control of the House and Senate. The latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll “underscores the fact … Continued

Five Midterm Myths

1. Midterm votes foretell future election results. Midterm elections are largely determined by short-term factors, including the popularity of the president and the state of the economy. As a result, they rarely indicate anything about longer-term trends, and they have … Continued

Leahy SCOTUS Plan Doesn’t Pass The Sniff Test

Setting aside the fundamental constitutional issue of whether Congress may dictate the administrative workings of the Supreme Court, Sen. Leahy’s (D-VT) ambiguous plan to avoid tie votes on the Supreme Court should be seen as nothing more than naked political opportunism … Continued

Angle Down 2 In Nevada Senate Race

Locked in a dead heat, both U.S. Sen. Harry Reid and Republican Sharron Angle picked up support in the past two weeks, according to a poll for the Las Vegas Review-Journal and 8NewsNow that shows Nevada voters sharply divided on … Continued

McMahon Cuts Into Blumenthal’s Lead In Connecticut Senate Race

The first Rasmussen Reports post-primary telephone survey of Likely Connecticut Voters finds that Democrat Richard Blumenthal has slipped below the 50% mark of support this month against Republican Linda McMahon in the state’s U.S. Senate race. Blumenthal, the state’s longtime … Continued

Arizona Challenges Legality Of Obamacare

A host of Arizona lawmakers joined a conservative watchdog group Thursday in filing a 78-page lawsuit challenging the federal health care overhaul, becoming the latest party to enter the growing fight against the law at the local level. The lawsuit, … Continued

SurveyUSA: Whitman, Fiorina Lead In California

California Governor’s Race: Republican Meg Whitman and Democrat Jerry Brown finish effectively even, according to this latest SurveyUSA poll. Today, it’s Whitman 44%, Brown 43%, a result within the poll’s theoretical 4.1 percentage point margin of sampling error. Compared to … Continued

Tea Party Movie Trailer

Here is the trailer for the Tea Party movement movie called “I Want Your Money.” The movie is made by Ray Griggs via Virginia Right

McCollum Pulls Ahead Of Scott In Florida GOP Gov. Battle

After two months of lagging behind in the polls, gubernatorial candidate Bill McCollum has claimed a slight lead over GOP primary opponent Rick Scott, new results show. But the biggest winner of the rough-and-tumble primary season appears to be Alex Sink, … Continued

Buck Up 5 In Colorado Senate Race

The first Rasmussen Reports post-primary telephone survey of Likely Voters in Colorado shows a close U.S. Senate race between Republican challenger Ken Buck and incumbent Democratic Senator Michael Bennet. Buck attracts 46% support, while Bennet picks up 41% of the … Continued