IA Sen: Steve King Is Early Favorite in GOP Primary

By: Tuesday February 5, 2013 12:57 pm

If Rep. Steve King enters the race for the open Iowa Senate seat he would start out as an early favorite in the Republican primary. A Wenzel Strategies poll found King would have a 15 point lead over Rep. Tom Latham in an eight-way contest. Similarly, Public Policy Polling found King with a large lead [...]

Prognosis for 2012: Even More Secretive Corporate Campaign Spending

By: Tuesday March 1, 2011 1:17 pm

In this post Citizens United era, expect the 2012 election to experience even more large scale corporate campaign spending by secretive groups than we saw in 2010. Karl Rove hopes to raise $120 million for this election cycle, almost twice as much as he did last year. From the Hill: Two outside conservative fundraising groups, [...]

Top 10 Reasons the Democrats Might Do Better In 2010 Than You Think

By: Thursday October 7, 2010 12:13 pm

I’ve been meaning to write this post for a while, but with all of the “professional left” nonsense being tossed around by Democratic elites, it’s been hard to get to. However, I actually think there is reason to believe the Democrats may do better in the November elections than many believe.  Not great, but better [...]

Karl Rove Did Not Destroy The Republican Party – Iraq, Katrina, And A Massive Financial Meltdown Did

By: Tuesday April 6, 2010 5:30 am

In her most recent column, Jill Lawrence at Politics Daily makes the case that President Obama is not really ignoring his base. In her column defending Obama’s “maverick” behavior, which often goes against direct promises he made to important Democratic constituencies, she quotes Stan Greenberg: Democratic pollster Stan Greenberg said Democrats need opportunities to reach [...]

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