The Campaign Spot

Election-driven news and views . . . by Jim Geraghty.

The Cook Political Report Might Be Catching My Insanity


People thought I was crazy for saying that Republican Bobby Schilling would beat Rep. Phil Hare, an Illinois Democrat, in November. I was so wildly confident of this scenario that there were calls for drug testing among campaign-correspondent bloggers.

Well, the Cook Political Report just offered one of the early signs of trouble for a guy who’s supposed to be among the safest, moving the race from “safe Democrat” to “likely Democrat.”

Tags: Bobby Schilling , Phil Hare


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