Yet Another Democrat Turns Down a Statewide Bid
It continues: Jeff Bingaman in New Mexico, Joe Courtney in Connecticut, Jonathan Weinzapfel in Indiana, and now, Brad Ellsworth.
Former U.S. Rep. Brad Ellsworth withdrew his name from Indiana Democrats’ list of prospects for next year’s …
Tough Year to Be a Pro-Life Democrat
Did you think that (allegedly) pro-life Democrats would be in trouble this cycle after the health-care vote?
A new poll from the Susan B. Anthony List, taken in districts of “pro-life” Democrats who voted in favor of the …
I Guess Brad Ellsworth Just Isn’t That Big a Deal
On the veep’s schedule today: “At 12:30 p.m., the Vice President will attend an event for Representative Baron Hill in Jeffersonville, Indiana.”
A fan of GOP Senate nominee Dan Coats notices that either Biden is avoiding Democratic Senate nominee …
Fool Me Once, Shame on You; Try to Fool Me Twice, and You Must Be an Allegedly Pro-Life Democrat
After ignoring the opinion of pro-life groups on the Obamacare vote, Indiana Democrat Brad Ellsworth, a House member who aspires to be the state’s next senator, pledges to listen to them on the nomination of Elena Kagan.
I get …
If Dan Wins Tomorrow, We’ll Have to See if He Has Coats-Tails
Indiana’s primary day is tomorrow, and for Republicans, the big fight is in the Senate race. I chatted with frontrunner Dan Coats here, and looked at the three leading Republicans here.
As a congressman, John Hostettler never seemed that …
A Trio of Interesting Polls From Rasmussen
Interesting bits and pieces from Rasmussen in the past 24 hours . . .
In Indiana’s Senate race, Republican Dan Coats leads Brad Ellsworth, 50 percent to 34 percent. That’s actually good news for Ellsworth, who previously trailed, 50 percent to 29 percent. A Coats victory …
Indiana’s Senate Race Remains Close, at Least by Blowout Standards
In Indiana’s Senate race, Republican Dan Coats clings to a 21-point lead over Democrat Brad Ellsworth, 51 percent to 30 percent.
A ‘Senior Obama Aide’ Makes It Up as He Goes Along
Via Jay Cost, I see the White House is attempting to make the argument that the anti-incumbent atmosphere will hurt Republicans as well as Democrats. Cost rightly points out that you can count the number of vulnerable incumbent Republicans in …
It’s Not Quite ‘Turn Out the Lights,’ but Maybe It’s ‘Grab Your Coats’
According to Rasmussen, Dan Coats’s chances of being the next senator from Indiana are . . . healthy:
Newly chosen Republican nominee Dan Coats earns 51% support while his Democratic rival Brad Ellsworth’s attracts 36% in the first Rasmussen Reports telephone survey …