Democrats’ Election Strategy: GOP & Tea Party Are The Same

The Democrats’ national chairman on Wednesday trotted out his party’s fall election strategy to limit potential GOP gains, claiming Republican goals are inseparable from the tea party’s, from killing off Medicare to abolishing the departments of Education and Energy. Republicans … Continued

Is The GOP Too Enthusiastic?

Predicting the outcome of congressional elections, especially in the mid-term, is one of the great guessing games of political mavens. Short of polling every contested district, the best tools we have are asking a national sample which party’s candidates they … Continued

The Dems’ Redistricting Nightmare

Forget the economy, health care, even which party controls Congress. The most far-reaching effect of the 2010 midterm elections could be felt at the state level. By casting their ballots in dozens of gubernatorial and hundreds of legislative races, voters … Continued

Race To Control Senate Moves To Media Forefront

The race for control of the Senate, which took a back seat to the fight for control of the House in political punditry for much of the year, is moving to the forefront. Today’s cruise around the Web offers a … Continued

Illinois Senate Race Remains Close

A new Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Voters in Illinois finds Democrat Alexi Giannoulias with 43% support to Republican Mark Kirk’s 41%. Six percent (6%) prefer some other candidate, and 10% are undecided. Both men have been battling ethics … Continued

Brown Shoots Ahead Of Whitman In California Governor’s Race

Attorney General Jerry Brown (D) leads Republican Meg Whitman 46:40 in the California Governor’s race. Whitman doesn’t receive high marks from Californians. 50% of Californians have an unfavorable opinion of Whitman, including 22% of Republicans. Since winning the primary, Whitman … Continued