The Increasingly Rare Pro-Life Congressional Democrat
Four members of Congress are scheduled to speak at today’s March for Life: Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Virginia, New Jersey Republican Chris Smith, Missouri Republican Vicky Hartzler, and Dan Lipinski, Democrat of Illinois.
As our Jonathan Strong noted back …
A Rematch in North Carolina
In North Carolina, a potential rematch:
Republican Wilmington resident Ilario Pantano said Tuesday morning he will run again for Southeastern North Carolina’s seat in the U.S. House in 2012, setting up a potential rematch with U.S. Rep. Mike …
N.C. Democrat Mike McIntrye Should Expect Some Post-Lunch Indigestion
I am told that the Civitas Institute, located in Raleigh, North Carolina, will release a poll from the state’s 7th Congressional District today that will have incumbent Democrat Mike McIntyre and GOP challenger Ilario Pantano “very, very close.”
Looking Hard at Those North Carolina Democrats . . .
The three North Carolinians on my list of 99 — Larry Kissell, Mike McIntyre, and Heath Shuler — are among the tougher calls; they’re all Democrats who have proven they can win in GOP-leaning districts in good Democratic years. Among …
The NRCC Unveils ‘Texts From Two Years Ago’
The NRCC debuts “Texts From Two Years Ago” [update: now called "Texts From Last Congress"], showcasing regrettable comments from incumbent House Democrats who weren’t washed away by the red tide of the 2010 midterms, coupled with fictional (although believable) constituent …
Three Democrats Vote to Protect Themselves in 2012
The Thursday edition of the Morning Jolt looks at the Panda Pander, Steve Cohen’s words that heal, and the repeal vote:
Oh, sure, it’s only step one. But it’s a step that Obama and his allies did …
NRCC Keeps Bringing Up Nancy Pelosi, the Typhoid Mary of Blue Dog Democrats
It appears that the difference between a good year for the NRCC and a great year is how many House Democrats become defined by their relationship and loyalty to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
Thus, with President Obama, Harry Reid and …
Independents Prove to Be North Carolina Democrats’ Achilles’ Tarheel
I wonder if North Carolina House Democrats like Larry Kissell, Heath Shuler, and Mike McIntyre have seen this bit from Public Policy Polling:
This month we found [independents] planning to vote GOP by a 47-18 margin for the legislature and …