Ads of the Week

By: Wednesday October 20, 2010 10:39 pm

A semi-regular campaign feature of some of the most notable ads I’ve seen… • AK-Sen: This was a little while back, but I think it may account for Lisa Murkowski’s recent surge in the polls. Lisa Murkowski resurrected an ad she was going to run in the Republican primary featuring Ted Stevens, before he passed [...]

CO-Sen: Ken Buck’s Woman Problem

By: Thursday October 14, 2010 1:52 pm

We typically see a gender gap in US politics, with men favoring Republicans more and women going for Democrats. That trend could decide the US Senate race in Colorado, which has been dominated this week by a controversy over Republican Ken Buck refusing to prosecute a rape case in 2005. The victim in the case [...]

Ads of the Day

By: Thursday October 7, 2010 8:41 pm

(A recurring feature of ads that have caught my eye) • CA-Gov: This isn’t going on television, at least not in this form. But it’s a catchy Web ad slamming Meg Whitman, and one of the most interesting aspects of it is who it comes from – the prison guards’ union, not seen as a [...]

Ads of the Day

By: Tuesday October 5, 2010 7:48 pm

A recurring segment where I pick out some campaign ads that have caught my eye. • CO-Sen: I know there’s some question about where the money for these Karl Rove-led American Crossroads ads have come from, but until now I haven’t seen one with the potential to be as brutally effective as this number about [...]

CO Sen: November Race Competitive Regardless of Today’s Primary Results

By: Tuesday August 10, 2010 6:44 pm

Whoever wins in tonight’s primaries, it looks like the Colorado senate race will be highly competitive this November. This is why it will be one of the most interesting races to watch tonight and probably one of the most important races in the general.

CO, CT, GA, MN Primaries Today: Competitive Contests for Direction of Both Parties

By: Tuesday August 10, 2010 12:50 pm

Tonight is one of the biggest nights remaining on the primary calendar, with primaries in Colorado, Connecticut, and Minnesota. There also is a primary runoff in Georgia. All four states feature important contests at the top spots on their ballots.

CO Sen: Challenger Romanoff Surges Ahead of Incumbent Dem Bennet

By: Monday August 2, 2010 12:20 pm

A new poll shows challenger Andrew Romanoff pulling ahead for the first time over appointed Democratic Colorado Senator Michael Bennet, who has held the lead for most of the campaign. Romanoff has been significantly outspent by Bennet, who has also drawn on support from the President and the DSCC. Yet a recent poll for “The [...]

CO-Sen: Romanoff Releases White House Email with Job “Suggestions”

By: Wednesday June 2, 2010 9:03 pm

Colorado Senate candidate Andrew Romanoff released part of an email from Deputy Chief of Staff Jim Messina outlining three job opportunities should Romanoff back off his primary challenge to appointed Democratic Senator Michael Bennet. Read the document here.

Michael Bennet Takes Credit for Saving Health Care Reform in Pitch for Progressive Cash

By: Wednesday March 31, 2010 1:16 pm

In a pitch to progressives on the last day of the fundraising quarter, Michael Bennet takes full credit for the resurrection of health care reform and the passage of the reconciliation bill. Seriously.

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