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2010 Senate Elections

Why Scott Brown's Political Future Could Be In Big Trouble

Politico | ALEXANDER BURNS | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

But virtually every result from last week's elections in Massachusetts offered up grim omens for Brown's future. Republicans failed to capture a singl...

Daddy's Girl Versus Sarah's Boy: Alaskans Who Are Alaska Patriots Should Vote for Lisa, Alaskans Who Are National Patriots Should Vote Her Down

Donald Craig Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Donald Craig Mitchell

As every aging mousekeeter knows, on the Mickey Mouse Club one day a week was Anything Can Happen Day. Insofar as the contest between Joe Miller, Lisa...

Mark Blumenthal

Rasmussen Poll Shows 'Virtual Tie' In Key Senate Race | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democrats got some good news over the weekend in the form of a handful of encouraging polls in three Senate battlegrounds: Colorado, Washington and We...

Daddy's Girl Versus Sarah's Boy: What's an Alaska Democrat to Do?

Donald Craig Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Donald Craig Mitchell

Three weeks out for Alaska Democrats the situation stands. Waste a vote on Scott McAdams. Try to defeat Joe Miller by voting to help Lisa Murkowski rejoin a Senate Republican caucus that she should be ashamed to have been a member of.

Stuart Rothenberg: Senate Is Now In Play, But Republicans Have Reasons To Worry

Roll Call | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Until about 10 days ago, I agreed with the conventional wisdom that control of the House of Representatives was up for grabs this fall but that Republ...

Mark Kirk Healthcare Repeal Waffling Continues

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Days before the passage of President Obama's signature health care reform initiative, Rep. Mark Kirk said that, if elected as senator, he'd "lead the ...

Romney Endorses McCain For Re-Election

CNN | Jeff Simon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Mitt Romney endorsed Sen. John McCain, one of the former Massachusetts governor's main competitors for the 2008 Republican presidential nomination, fo...

Mike Pence Won't Run For Senate, May Run For President

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The third ranking House Republican, Rep. Mike Pence (R-Ind.), announced Tuesday morning that his political aspirations didn't include a Senate run. No...

Charlie Crist, Marco Rubio Tied In Florida GOP Senate Primary

AP | BRENT KALLESTAD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Bogged down by Florida's high unemployment and a string of political missteps that alienated the Republican core, Gov. Charl...

Rick Perry Campaign In Texas Hires Felons For Recruitment Drive

Dallas Morning News | GROMER JEFFERS Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Gov. Rick Perry's campaign has unknowingly paid convicted felons as part-time workers under its incentive program to turn out voters for the Republic...

Evan Bayh May Get Challenge GOPer Mike Pence

Hotline | Reid Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the wake of winning MA, GOPers are looking to put 1 more state in play if they can convince House GOP Conference chair Mike Pence to run against Se...

Poll: Blumenthal Leads In Conn. Senate Race

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HAMDEN, Conn. — A new Quinnipiac University Poll shows Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal holding a hefty lead over his three Repub...

Retirements and the Establishment

Mike Lux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Lux

If Democratic candidates on the ballot this year take up the anti-big bank banner, they will reap big benefits, because the anti-Wall Street movement is gaining momentum.