The Campaign Spot

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

Meanwhile, Out in Colorado . . .


A new poll out in Colorado puts Obama’s approval/disapproval split at 48 percent/47 percent, in a state he carried 53 percent to 44 percent last year. A couple other interesting nuggets: The leading Republican gubernatorial candidate is former congressman Scott McInnis, the leading Republican senatorial candidate is Jane Norton, and current Democratic governor Bill Ritter is in trouble. “A strong majority (56 percent) say it is time for a new person, while 33 percent say he deserves reelection, and 12 percent are unsure.”

Tags: Barack Obama , Bill Richardson , Chris Dodd , Fred Thompson , Hillary Clinton , Horserace , Joe Biden , John Edwards , John McCain , Mike Huckabee , Mitt Romney , Newt Gingrich , Rudy Giuliani , Sarah Palin , Something Lighter , Tommy Thompson


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