Pull Up to the Bumper: DSCC Wants Help with New Slogan

By: Tuesday March 8, 2011 11:30 am

In what I have to admit is a rather clever email list-building exercise, the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee is asking regular people to submit and vote on possible slogans for the new DSCC car magnet. The current choices run the gamut, from corny to confusing: We’ve Got Your Back, Barack Repeal Republicans in 2012 Had [...]

Feingold Refuses DSCC Money

By: Tuesday October 5, 2010 1:54 pm

In his latest TV ad, Russ Feingold displays that most hated of symbols in Wisconsin, a Minnesota Viking celebrating in the end zone. His point is that Ron Johnson and his corporate backers are getting too cocky before the votes are cast. One area where Feingold is taking a gamble that Johnson will get to [...]

Following the Money from the Campaign Committees

By: Friday October 1, 2010 1:55 pm

One of the better ways to judge where the people paid to maintain seats in Congress think things are going is by monitoring the campaign spending by the leading political committees. Their judgments are not always correct – the $3 million to Tammy Duckworth in 2006 is a good example – but because candidates often [...]

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 [...]

WA Sen: Patty Murray Leads by Nine

By: Tuesday September 14, 2010 11:38 am

The latest from Elway, a Washington State-based polling firm, has Incumbent Democratic Senator Patty Murray with a solid nine-point lead against her Republican challenger Dino Rossi. A lead well outside of the poll’s 4.5 percent margin of error. Elway Poll (9/9-12) Patty Murray 50 Dino Rossi 41 This is very good news for Murray–and, by [...]

Statement From SurveyUSA on DCCC Polling Memos

By: Wednesday February 3, 2010 12:34 pm

The highway to high office is littered with the road kill of political operatives who find it easier to campaign against a pollster than an opponent. If the DCCC has polls showing congressional Democrats doing better, release them.

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