Talking 2016 on the NR Post-Election Cruise...
From the first post-cruise edition of the Morning Jolt…
What (Some of) You Missed on the National Review Post-Election Cruise
Beats a polar vortex, doesn’t it?
A bit of 2016 talk from our recently-concluded cruise…
Allen West pointed out you …
NRSC Picks Up Candidate From Zaniest Major-Party Campaign in 2010
Okay, okay, Carly Fiorina is joining the team at the National Republican Senatorial Committee . . .
National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) Chairman U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) today announced that businesswoman and civic leader Carly Fiorina will join the organization as …
Today's Target for Campaign Help: GOP Senate Candidates.
A Long Island reader writes in, “We really need some up-front and easy-to-follow links for contributing to the campaigns of folks like Joe Miller, Carly Fiorina, Sharron Angle, and Christine O’Donnell, etc., etc. You’d think these …
Are Meg's and Carly's Fates Still Joined?
When Republicans nominated two high-profile former CEOs who are women for statewide offices in California, I figured the fates of Meg Whitman and Carly Fiorina were tied at the hip. Not only were their profiles and themes similar — fiscal …
She Leads, but Barbara Boxer Shouldn't Breathe Too Easily
At this point, Carly Fiorina looks like an underdog, but not by too much:
Democratic Senator Barbara Boxer’s bid for reelection in California against Republican challenger Carly Fiorina is once again a toss-up. The latest Rasmussen Reports statewide …
Team Carly Smells an Odor in the L.A. Times Poll
Martin Wilson, campaign manager of Carly Fiorina’s campaign for Senate in California, isn’t too worried about the Los Angeles Times poll.
The just-released poll by the Los Angeles Times is neither an accurate nor a reliable …
Barbara Boxer’s Bad Week, Part Five of Five
So far this week, we have examined Sen. Barbara Boxer’s purchasing of endorsements, the five-figure expenses tied to her jaunts to do “official business” at beach resorts, her 143 bounced checks for more than $40,000 in three years, …
Good News for GOP in Nevada, Pennsylvania, Ohio, California
The only bad news for Republicans in the latest batch of polls from Fox News is from Florida’s governor’s race:
Florida: Marco Rubio (R) leads Gov. Charlie Crist (I) in the U.S. Senate race, 43% to 27%, with Rep. …
A Hard Question for Californians
The Committee for Truth in Politics asks, “Can you name three things Barbara Boxer has done to improve the quality of your life?”
Ma’am, that’s a hard question.
(Inevitably, some Democrat will try to turn the question around; …
Rasmussen Brightens the Mornings of Boxer and Kasich
This morning, Rasmussen has Democratic incumbent Barbara Boxer leading Carly Fiorina by 5 in California’s Senate race and the GOP’s John Kasich leading incumbent Ted Strickland by 3 in Ohio’s governor’s race. They’re pretty much in line …
Carly Fiorina's New Effort to Find Women Voters for the GOP
Carly Fiorina, former CEO of Hewlett-Packard and former GOP Senate candidate, has a new rallying cry: “We need to name and to shame every Democratic candidate or group that uses this dishonest, divisive rhetoric in the service of defending terrible …
No Carly Fiorina Bid for RNC Chair
A Republican in the right loop tells me that speculation regarding Carly Fiorina running for RNC chair is misplaced.
Pollster to Fiorina: Boxer Can't Get Past 45 Percent
Here is what pollster the Tarrance Group is telling the Carly Fiorina campaign:
The race for the US Senate in California is an actual dead heat, with both Fiorina and Boxer standing right at forty-four percent (44%) of the vote. Six …
Obi-Wan, With a Quick Observation on California and Kentucky
Obi-Wan checks in, briefly:
“So think about it. As we discussed, the Democrats had exactly two pieces of good news in September. First, there were some polls putting Barbara Boxer ahead by 6, 7 or 8 (L.A. Times/USC, PPIC, CNN/Time). …
Californians Will Hear More of Robert Davi's Ominous Narration
The NRSC’s $2 million coordinated ad buy with the Fiorina campaign begins with this one:
The NRSC chuckles, “this represents roughly $2 million more dollars than national Democrats have put behind their candidates in Ohio, New Hampshire, Indiana, Arkansas, North Carolina, …
'Too Ineffective for Even the Editors of the San Francisco Chronicle...'
Monday morning’s Jolt begins thus…
Feeling Boxed In By Their Options
Newspaper endorsements generally don’t move many votes – ask Creigh Deeds how endless love letters from the Washington Post helped him in last year’s …
Carly Hits Boxer on California's Economy, but . . . No Floating Head This Time.
By the standards of Carly Fiorina’s web ads, this latest one on Barbara Boxer and California’s economy is fairly mundane.
The stats are pretty eye-opening: 40 percent unemployment in 16 cities, 23 counties with unemployment rates of 15 percent or higher.
But . . . …
A Little Late for a Registered-Voter Poll, Isn't It, Fellas?
CNN has some new poll numbers out in some key Senate races; earlier in the day, they touted them as being “surprising.”
They’re surprising because they’re different from other polls in these races. And they’re different, I …
Is Barbara Boxer Really 'Little Miss Attila'?
If Barbara Boxer didn’t like being called “ma’am,” I can only imagine how she’ll react to being called “Hun.”
And I don’t mean short for “honey”:
“Today, Barbara Boxer treats business much like the Huns treated …
This poll from the Public Policy Institute of California offers some strikingly high “undecided” numbers:
Likely voters are closely divided between Democrat Jerry Brown (37%) and Republican Meg Whitman (34%), with 23 percent undecided. Of those saying that a candidate’s environmental …