Validity Of Research 2000/Kos Polls Under Scrutiny

DailyKos founder and extreme liberal Markos Moulitsas is asking poll-trackers to remove from their sites what he calls the “bunk” Research 2000 polls he once sponsored, after he expressed doubt on the accuracy of the company’s numbers. And if poll-trackers … Continued

BP Oil Spill Will Soon Be Largest In Gulf History

BP’s massive oil spill will become the largest ever in the Gulf of Mexico by Thursday based on the highest of the federal government’s estimates, an ominous record that underscores the oil giant’s dire need to halt the gusher. The … Continued

Independents Favor GOP For Midterms

A Gallup poll released Thursday showed that independents continue to favor the Republicans by a 10-point average margin for this fall’s midterm elections. By a 45-35 percent spread, independent registered voters said they would vote for the Republican congressional candidate in … Continued

Oregon Governor’s Race: Dudley (R) 41%, Kitzhaber (D) 40%

The election for Oregon Governor is currently a statistical dead heat with 41% of likely voters supporting businessman Chris Dudley (R), 40% supporting former Governor John Kitzhaber (D), 10% support another candidate, and 9% are undecided. The ballot test numbers … Continued

Pennsylvania Senate Race: Toomey (R) 45%, Sestak (D) 39%

Republican Pat Toomey continues to hold a modest advantage over Democrat Joe Sestak in the race to replace Arlen Specter as U.S. senator from Pennsylvania. A new Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Voters in Pennsylvania shows Toomey attracting 45% … Continued

Arizona Governor’s Race: Brewer (R) 53%, Goddard (D) 35%

Arizona’s gubernatorial race is shaping up as a referendum on two of the nation’s hottest political issues – health care and immigration. Governor Jan Brewer (R), the runaway leader in her own party’s primary contest, is now leading Terry Goddard, the … Continued

Ehrlich Picks Kane As Running Mate In Maryland

GOP candidate Bob Ehrlich has selected a Montgomery County attorney to be his running mate in the upcoming 2010 Maryland gubernatorial election. Mary Kane, who served as Secretary of State during Ehrlich’s first term as governor, will join the former governor … Continued

American Crossroads Takes In $8.5 million In June

A conservative activist group says it raised more than $8 million in June to help conservative candidates and causes ahead of midterm elections in November. American Crossroads and its new affiliate, American Crossroads GPS, hope to raise more than $50 million … Continued

NRCC Names New Crop Of 2010 “Young Guns”

The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) announced the names Wednesday of the 16 candidates who have reached the highest level of the group’s “Young Guns” program, challengers the party sees as key to retaking control of the House of Representatives … Continued

Clinton & Obama Differ On Colorado Senate Candidates

Apparently there is some friction between former Democratic President Bill Clinton and current President Barack Obama (D) with regard to who should represent Colorado Dems on the ballot in November for U.S. Senate. According to The Hill, Former President Bill Clinton … Continued