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 [...]

Ads of the Week

By: Sunday October 3, 2010 1:39 pm

So when I think of it, I’ll post some campaign ads that caught my eye throughout the week. Here goes: • Conservative Democrat Bobby Bright proudly announces that he votes 80% of the time with John Boehner. If you’ve given to the DCCC in the past two years, your money is going to someone like [...]

Will McMahon’s Minimum Wage Gaffe Be a Supermarket Scanner Moment?

By: Thursday September 30, 2010 5:18 pm

The DSCC has secured an ad buy in Connecticut, where they thought they wouldn’t have to pay attention to the race between Attorney General Richard Blumenthal (D) and WWE executive Linda McMahon (R). This $250,000 ad buy – with more likely to come – starves other candidates of potential resources. West Virginia, where the DSCC [...]

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.

CT Primaries: Dem Gov Race Is Close, Wrestling Millionaire Has Strong Grip on GOP Senate Nod

By: Monday August 9, 2010 11:24 am

With the Connecticut primary Tuesday, Quinnipiac is out with a new poll of the top three statewide primary races. Of the three, the most interesting is the Democratic primary for Governor. In that race, former Stamford Mayor Dan Malloy has managed to gain slightly on Ned Lamont and is now only three points behind him. [...]

Blumenthal’s Own Pollster Says Scandal-Touched Dem Still in Good Shape

By: Monday May 24, 2010 1:15 pm

Dem. Senate candidate Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut is weathering last week’s revelations that he fudged some accounts of his Vietnam-era military service, his campaign’s internal poll shows. One other poll finds a different result.

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