Senate Democrats Prospective Improve in New England

By: Wednesday October 24, 2012 10:58 am

In both Connecticut and Massachusetts the Democrats candidate for senate have seen their standings improve in the most recent polling. In the Bay State Elizabeth Warren now has a six point lead over incumbent Republican Scott Brown according to a new WBUR poll. Massachusetts WBUR (10/21-22) Elizabeth Warren 48% Scott Brown 43% Other 1% DK/Undecided [...]

MA Sen: Elizabeth Warren Maintains Small Lead

By: Monday October 1, 2012 12:01 pm

The past two years of Congress fighting with President Obama has dramatically turned the American people off to the idea of divided government and the Warren campaign is exploiting this development. It is working to make sure people see a vote for Brown as a vote for a Republican-controlled Senate.

Americans Don’t Want a Divided Federal Government

By: Friday September 28, 2012 1:48 pm

Traditionally, Americans have not considered it important to have both Congress and the Presidency controlled by the same party, but that has changed dramatically this year. According to Gallup, a record number of Americans would prefer having both branches of government controlled by a single party. A large plurality, 38 percent, would prefer one party control. [...]

Boston Herald Poll: Scott Brown Leads by Four

By: Thursday September 20, 2012 10:58 am

For the past week the polling of Massachusetts had been mostly good news for Elizabeth Warren up until today. Four polls of the state early this week all found her leading by single digits, but a new UMass Lowell/Boston Herald poll of likely voters has Scott Brown up by four. From the Boston Herald: U.S. [...]

Third Poll Confirms Elizabeth Warren is in the Lead

By: Tuesday September 18, 2012 10:01 am

Yet another poll confirms that Elizabeth Warren (D) has taken the lead in the Massachusetts senate race. According to a new Suffolk University poll she has as four point advantage over Republican incumbent Scott Brown. From Suffolk University: Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren (48 percent) has overtaken incumbent Republican Scott Brown (44 percent), in a Senate [...]

Elizabeth Warren Takes the Lead in Massachusetts

By: Monday September 17, 2012 10:02 am

Two new polls both show that Democrat Elizabeth Warren leads incumbent Republican Scott Brown in the Massachusetts Senate race. This an improvement from earlier in the cycle when some polls showed Brown with a small advantage. The Western New England University poll of likely voters has Warren leading by six points. It found Warren 50 [...]

Todd Akin Becoming Poison For the Whole GOP

By: Monday August 20, 2012 1:03 pm

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) wanted to face Rep. Todd Akin in the general election, because she knew he was the type of right wing radical that stood a good chance of eventually getting himself in trouble once he got under the intense spotlight of a competitive senate race. It seems Akin has delivered beyond her [...]

Massachusuetts Senate Race Still Tied

By: Tuesday June 26, 2012 1:46 pm

The Massachusetts Senate race is probably the most important — but so far least exciting — race of the year. Control of the Senate could easily hinge on this one race.¬† But the contest remains completely tied according to PPP. PPP’s newest poll on the Massachusetts Senate race finds it dead even, with Elizabeth Warren [...]

Mixed News for Democrats in the Senate Races

By: Thursday May 24, 2012 10:17 am

A flood of new Senate polling holds mixed news for Democrats as they try to retain control despite a very unfriendly map. The good news: Ohio and Virginia. In Ohio Incumbent Democrat Sherrod Brown holds a huge lead and is currently polling over 50 percent. That is about as good as one could hope a [...]

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 [...]

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