Ask Not For Whom the Special Elections Toll, Obama
In the Morning Jolt, I try to put last night’s fantastic special election victories for Republicans in context for the 2012 presidential election. Sure, special election victories don’t always foreshadow how the subsequent national elections will turn out. But …
Early Voting Gives GOP 15,000 Vote Edge in Nevada
Meanwhile, in the other special election today, Nevadans go to the polls to select a congressman to replace Dean Heller, who was appointed to the U.S. Senate earlier this year. Polls are open until 7 p.m. local time, and …
DCCC Conceding NV-2, Panicking About NY-9?
It’s easy to forget, but Tuesday will be Election Day in two corners of the country.
In Nevada, residents of the 2nd congressional district will select their representative in Congress for the remainder of 2011 and 2012, choosing between Republican Mark …
In Nevada, GOP Takes 7,600-Vote Lead in Early Voting
Out in Nevada, the secretary of state is tracking the early voting results for the September 13 special U.S. House election pitting Republican Mark Amodei against Democrat Kate Marshall.
As of this morning, 11,559 registered Democrats have returned absentee ballots or …
NRCC Hits Democrat Marshall in Nevada
The NRCC takes to the airwaves in Nevada, hitting Democrat Kate Marshall for supporting tax increases. They also imply that Nevada’s recent severe economic troubles can be laid at her feet, but I’m not sure how much voters …
The Messy Free-for-All in Nevada’s 2nd District
Over on the home page, I take a look at the free-for-all that is emerging in the special House election scheduled for September 13 in Nevada’s 2nd congressional district. (Rep. Dean Heller, the former incumbent, is now a U.S. …
Two New GOP Members of Congress Elected Tonight
If you’re looking for results in the special elections in Nevada’s 2nd Congressional District and New York’s 9th Congressional district, you can find them here (Nevada) and here (New York). At this hour, the early count looks …
Coming Soon to a Campaign Ad Near You: Mom.
Mark Amodei is running in a special election on pretty friendly territory for a Republican in Nevada, the R+5 2nd Congressional District. But he appears to be surging ahead, despite Democrat Kate Marshall running multiple television ads accusing him of …
Romney: I Cannot Accept Our Current ‘Trade Surrender’ With China
Mitt Romney gives a preview of his own “jobs plan” speech in Nevada, in today’s USA Today. The most intriguing proposals, from where I sit:
I will direct every government agency to limit annual increases in regulatory costs to …
In His Newest Ad, Mark Amodei Calls In His Mom
In the special election for Nevada’s 2nd Congressional District, Republican Mark Amodei declares he’ll work to support and improve the program – because his mom is counting on him.
Notice the topic of Obamacare returns in the form …
No Free-for-All Election in Nevada, for Now
Remember that extraordinarily complicated and messy situation in the special House election in Nevada’s 2nd congressional district, where the Democratic secretary of state ruled that there would be no primaries, and anyone who filed the right paperwork would appear …