Midterms Are An Electoral Hurricane For Democrats

The race is on. No, I’m not referring to the one between Republicans and Democrats; instead, I’m talking about the race between pollsters and media organizations to project this November’s GOP margin of victory. There have been some pretty smart analyses produced … Continued

Rasmussen: Raese Up By 2 In West Virginia Senate Race

Republican John Raese has edged ahead of West Virginia’s popular Democratic Governor Joe Manchin for the first time in the state’s special U.S. Senate race. A new Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely West Virginia Voters finds Raese earning 48% … Continued

Rasmussen: Connecticut Senate Race Tightens, Blumenthal Up 5

Democrat Richard Blumenthal now holds just a five-point lead over Republican Linda McMahon in Connecticut’s race for the U.S. Senate. The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Voters in the state finds Blumenthal with 50% support and McMahon with … Continued

The Washington State Senate: A Real GOP Opportunity

With every passing week, states across the country are faced with reduced revenues, budget shortfalls and deficits. Washington State is no different, but the state’s leaders approach to the situation merits our attention. Although previous reports had indicated an improving … Continued

CivicForumPAC: U.S. Senate Race Ratings (September)

1 2 3 4 5 HI (D-Inouye) CA (D-Boxer) CO (D-Bennet) AK (R-Murkowsi) AL (R-Shelby) MD (D- Mikulski) CT (D-Open) IL (D-Open) FL (R-Open) AR (D-Lincoln) NY-A (D-Schumer) DE (D-Open) NV (D-Reid) IN (D-Open) AZ (R-McCain) OR (D-Wyden) NY-B (D-Gillibrand) … Continued

Independent Groups Work Outside GOP To Back Conservatives

As it drives to regain political power, the Republican Party depends on what goes on behind the closed doors of an austere 12th-floor office suite in downtown Washington. The office is marked only by a sign reading “American Crossroads” and “American Action … Continued

NRSC Targets West Virginia

The National Republican Senatorial Committee spent $1.2 million on an ad that ties Democratic candidate Gov. Joe Manchin to President Barack Obama. It went on the air statewide Friday and will run for two weeks, NRSC spokesman Brian Walsh said. Democrats had been … Continued

Irish Gamblers Banking On GOP In November

It’s going to be a treacherous midterm election for Democrats if they’re counting on the luck of the Irish. Irish online gambling companies have staked overwhelming odds against Democrats in this year’s midterm election as bettors around the world lay … Continued