Obama Maintains Lead in Nevada, New Hampshire and North Carolina

By: Friday September 28, 2012 10:05 am

Mitt Romney continues to trail in every single swing state. The latest NBC/WSJ/Marist polls show Obama with a small two point lead in Nevada and North Carolina. Obama holds a seven point lead in New Hampshire. Nevada Marist (9/23-25) Barack Obama 49% Mitt Romney 47% Other 1% Undecided 3% North Carolina Marist (9/23-25) Barack Obama [...]

Incumbent GOP Senators Have Little to Fear in General Election

By: Friday April 20, 2012 2:22 pm

As a result of which year Senate seats are up and several retirements, extremely few sitting Republican senators have anything to fear this November. There are only 10 Republican-held seats up this year; and because of retirement, only 7 incumbent Republicans are running in those seats. Of those seven incumbents, only two are considered to [...]

Dems Set to Lose Two House Races Due to Obama’s Unpopularity

By: Monday September 12, 2011 10:42 am

The Democrats are projected to lose two special Congressional elections taking place tomorrow mainly due to the unpopularity of President Obama in the districts, according to PPP polling. In the Nevada 2nd congressional district, Republican Dean Heller leads Democrat Kate Marshall 50 percent to 37 percent. Given that NV-2 leans Republican, Democrats weren’t expecting to [...]

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