KY-Sen, IN-Sen Go To Republicans

By: Tuesday November 2, 2010 7:03 pm

Republicans have their first Senate pickup of the night. Dan Coats was called the winner of the Indiana Senate race as soon as the polls closed across the state. Coats, a former Senator, will replace Evan Bayh. He defeated Rep. Brad Ellsworth in a race that was basically never in doubt. In addition, MSNBC called [...]

KY-Sen: Conway Employs Kitchen Sink with “Aqua Buddha” TV Ad

By: Monday October 18, 2010 11:50 am

Jack Conway pushed a debate in Kentucky about religious faith squarely into the US Senate race this weekend, and the Rand Paul campaign cried foul in a testy face-to-face meeting. In the ad above, Conway uses a series of stories about Paul’s participation in a secret society at Baylor University, which mocked religion and behaved [...]

KY-Sen: Rand Paul’s Medicare Deductible Problem

By: Thursday October 7, 2010 5:47 pm

If a candidate other than Rand Paul were nominated in Kentucky, given the rightward tilt of the state and the current electoral environment, they would have probably sailed to victory. But Paul’s past statements are really catching up with him and giving Jack Conway an angle to win. The big issue for Paul recently is [...]

What If People Actually Vote for Hard-Right, Tea Party Republicans?

By: Wednesday August 4, 2010 10:01 am

There has been much hope–or dread, depending on which party you support–that the embrace of arch-conservative and Tea Party-backed candidates in contest primaries could seriously cost the Republican Party several Senate seats this November. By my count, the GOP could lose at least five Senate race as a result of embracing a more conservative challenger [...]

KY Sen: To Know Him Is Not to Love Him: Paul Drops to Even with Conway

By: Tuesday July 6, 2010 3:42 pm

Republican Rand Paul and Democrat Jack Conway are tied in their Kentucky Senate race, 43-43, according to a new PPP poll. Kentucky is currently held by retiring Republican Jim Bunning, making this Senate race, along with Missouri, New Hampshire and North Carolina, one of the Democrats’ best hopes for going on the offensive in 2010. [...]

Big Primary Day Tomorrow – What To Watch

By: Monday May 17, 2010 11:28 am

The biggest day on the primary calendar all year takes place tomorrow, with elections in four states and some of the most interesting storylines of the 2010 campaign. Activists on the left and right have battles against the establishment which will be decided tomorrow, and Democrats and Republicans have the opportunity to declare victories which [...]

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