Nate Silver: Assessing The G.O.P. And The Tea Party

Whatever the outcome of the Nov. 2 elections, you can be certain that commentators around the country will be fixated on the impact of the Tea Party movement. If Republican candidates do well on Election Day –- and particularly if … Continued

Rick Perry on Shotguns, Politics, and the Tea Party Movement

Texas Governor Rick Perry discusses shooting, his new book “Fed Up!”, the Tea Party movement and solving the entitlement and spending crisis in an interview with Benjamin Domenech, research fellow and managing editor for The Heartland Institute. via RedState

GOP Primed to Take Back Pennsylvania

Just ahead of redistricting, Republicans are in prime position to win the governor’s mansion and both chambers in the Pennsylvania General Assembly.  Additionally, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Pat Toomey appears to be on the verge of boosting GOP gains in the Keystone … Continued

Polls Give GOP Edge In Ohio Governor, Senate Races

Ohio’s top two Democrats face gloomy poll numbers and an unhappy electorate heading into the final six weeks before Election Day, mirroring the challenge of many incumbent politicians across the country and adding political drama to the famous battleground state. … Continued

New Hampshire Governor’s Race Is A Toss-Up

Following his Republican primary win Tuesday, GOP nominee John Stephen receives a bounce in support against Democratic Governor John Lynch in New Hampshire’s gubernatorial race. The latest Rasmussen Reports statewide telephone survey of Likely Voters shows Lynch picking up 48% … Continued

Delaware Aside, Shifts In Senate Field Favors GOP

Senate Democrats certainly got a boost this week with Rep. Michael N. Castle ’s stunning defeat in Delaware’s GOP primary. But once the party’s euphoria wears off in the First State, Democrats still have to face the reality that the national … Continued

InsiderAdvantage: Georgia Governor’s Race Tied

Former governor and Democratic nominee Roy Barnes is now tied with former congressman and Republican nominee Nathan Deal in their race for governor, according to the latest InsiderAdvantage/WSB-TV poll. The survey of 632 registered voters who said they are likely … Continued