WV Sen: Note to GOP – Voters Don’t Like Being Called Hicks [Update: Ad Pulled from Web]

By: Thursday October 7, 2010 11:54 am

In case the National Republican Senatorial Committee never got the memo, I think now is a good time to remind them that working class Americans don’t like it when people call them hicks behind their backs, especially when the epithets come from out-of-state political operatives. According Politico, this is just what the NRSC recently, strongly [...]

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 [...]

WV Sen: NRSC Brings the Heat with $1 Million Ad Buy Against Manchin

By: Friday September 24, 2010 1:17 pm

The National Republican Senatorial Committee is launching in $1 million ad buy in the West Virginia Senate race in a serious attempt to expand the Senate playing field. It was assumed by most political observers that Gov. Joe Manchin was easily going to win the West Virginia Special senate election. Manchin is currently one of [...]

DE-Sen: GOP Deserts Primary Victor O’Donnell as Coons Takes Big Lead

By: Wednesday September 15, 2010 10:55 am

The Tea Party triumph of Christine O’Donnell in a small pool of conservatives in Delaware over moderate Mike Castle has led the bulk of the Republican Party to run screaming in the other direction. The NRSC, the Republican campaign arm in the Senate, gave the most cursory congratulatory statement I’ve ever seen, and followed it [...]

AK Sen: NRSC Rushes to Release Internal Poll Showing Joe Miller With Strong Lead

By: Tuesday August 31, 2010 7:28 pm

The likely victory of Sarah Palin-backed ultra-right wing Republican Joe Miller in the Alaska primary over incumbent Lisa Murkowski has really thrown the Senate race into chaos. The basically unknown and very underfunded Senate Democratic nominee Scott McAdams has gone from sacrificial lamb to a candidate with a real shot against Miller. PPP recently released [...]

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