For Embattled Incumbents, Those Final Poll Numbers Are Often Painfully Accurate
Let’s look back at last cycle, focusing on Senate incumbents who were washed out with the wave . . .
NC: Elizabeth Dole’s totals in the last few polls: 46, 45, 46, 43.
Elizabeth Dole’s final result: 44.2 percent.
OR: Gordon Smith’…
A Great Ken Buck Ad That Cannot Be Ignored
A reader writes in, raving about this ad for GOP Colorado Senate candidate Ken Buck, and I concur. It’s a basic, simple message that I think hits the sweet spot of appealing to conservatives and independents simultaneously.
“We protested …
In Colorado, NRSC Hits Bennet on the Stimulus
The NRSC goes up on the air in Colorado, with this ad set to run “statewide.”
I guess you could say the NRSC is letting Coloradans know incumbent Democrat Michael Bennet kept one of his promises.
Some Rocky Campaigns Up in Those Rocky Mountains
Daddy duties interfered with the usual late-night primary-results blogging, but you guys had Battle 10 on the case.
You think you’re having a rough morning? Colorado Democrat Andrew Romanoff sold his house in Denver in order to finance a late …
Alinsky, Romanoff — This Post Might as Well Be in Russian
I think today’s Jolt is among my best yet. Just one of its many offerings:
The Romanoff Lie-nasty
The Denver Post: “U.S. Senate candidate Andrew Romanoff acknowledged tonight that he discussed three possible jobs with the deputy …
I Think the Colorado Polls Are Trying to Tell Us Something.
It’s not too late for Republican Ken Buck to fumble this, but Colorado’s incumbent Democratic senator Michael Bennet has been remarkably consistent in his polling in October: 45, 45, 45, 45, 46.
There have been exceptions to the “incumbent rule” from time to …
Senate Democrats to Unions: You’re On Your Own, Pal!
One of my regulars observes: “Last night in a debate, Sen. Bennet in Colorado caved in on EFCA, or Card Check. Manchin did a complete 180 on EFCA last week. If these guys are telling the unions where to stuff it …
In Colorado, Buck Leads Bennet by 5
I keep hearing that the Colorado primaries turned out great for Democrats. Sure, the governor’s race looks like a pretty easy win at this point, but that was pretty much baked in the cake before primary day; both Dan …
Perhaps the Buck Doesn’t Stop in Colorado, but Goes All the Way to
The ground seems to be shifting in Colorado:
Ken Buck holds a large lead over Republican primary opponent Jane Norton in the race for Colorado’s U.S. Senate seat, a Denver Post/9News poll shows. Buck, the Weld County …
Denver Post: We’re Skeptical of Politicians Who Refuse to Answer Questions
The Denver Post concludes that rumors in their state’s Senate race are a little too close for comfort to the tale of Joe Sestak in Pennsylvania:
In Pennsylvania, the administration has admitted it enlisted no less a power player …