Great News! Corbett Is Only Down 11, Everybody!
When you see this headline…
… and then this story…
First, Harper Polling released a survey Thursday that showed Corbett trailing Democrat Tom Wolf by 11 percentage points, a much tighter race than two other recent polls found.
Second, the Republican Governors …
Hickenlooper Isn’t Pulling Out All the Stops to Help Recall Targets
Technically, the Republican Governors Association doesn’t have a dog in the fight in the two recall elections in Colorado on September 10. But they know that a GOP win or two against state senators John Morse and Angela Giron would be …
McDonnell: ‘Of Course’ GOP Gubernatorial Candidates Will Run Against Obama
During today’s Republican Governors Association press conference, RGA chair and Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell was asked whether he was encouraging GOP gubernatorial candidates to run against the president as they prepared for gubernatorial races in 2012.
“You broke the code,” …
RGA Takes to the Airwaves in Kentucky
Kentucky is one of four states having a gubernatorial race this year, and the Republican Governors Association is already up on the air:
The Republican Governors Association launched a television advertisement today outlining how Kentucky’s economy has suffered over …
RGA: Early 2011 Fundraising Ahead of 2007, 2008, 2009
The Republican Governors Association quickly and happily announces their fundraising for the quarter, and notes we haven’t heard from their Democratic counterparts yet:
The Republican Governors Association announced raising $22.1 million for the first half of the year, eclipsing the …
A Key McDonnell Man Moves to the RGA
The new top staffer at the RGA will be a key mind behind one of the most impressive Republican campaigns in recent memory:
Governor Rick Perry, Chair of the Republican Governors Association, announced today that Phil Cox will be the …
The RGA Warms Up to Rick Scott
Republican Governors Association chairman Haley Barbour, governor of Mississippi, today issued the following statement:
“I called Rick Scott this morning and committed the full resources of the RGA to his election as governor of Florida. I encourage every Republican in …
RGA Launches ‘liePad by Mack’
The Republican Governors Association is launching a new effort in the Virginia governor’s race: “liePad by Mack.”
The RGA promises a “new weekly web video series, a new website that houses all of McAuliffe’s lies to keep them straight, …
RGA Unveils MyIssuesMyVote.com
Say, what demographic do you think the Republican Governors Association is trying to reach with this video of women lamenting the tax hikes of Democratic governors in Maryland, California, Connecticut, Illinois, and Washington?
The video can be found at MyIssuesMyVote….
A Tale of Two Governors, Two States, and Two Parties
This morning the Republican Governors Association is chuckling over the newest sharp contrast between their chairman and the chairman of the Democratic Governors Association (and governor of a neighboring state).
Just days after Virginia governor Bob McDonnell announced a $544 million …
Republicans Governors Hold 2-to-1 Fundraising Advantage Over Democrats
Fresh off announcing earlier this week that it had raised $22 million, the Republican Governors Association is chuckling this morning upon learning that its counterpart, the Democrat Governors Association, has raised $11 million.
The RGA also enjoys a similar (roughly) 2-to-1 advantage …
Two Big GOP Hires This Monday Morning
Two interesting bits of campaign hiring news, involving two men who played key roles in the GOP wins in the midterms:
First, a big hire for Tim Pawlenty: “Fox News has learned former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty will announce on …
This RGA Video Will Stir Your Outrage, or Give You a Seizure
Wow. As long as the Michael Bay–style rapid-fire editing doesn’t give you a seizure, you will enjoy this powerful short video from the Republican Governors Association.
I particularly enjoy contrasting Obama’s promises about the health-care bill, about …
The Party Committee’s Cool New Gizmo for 2010: Interactive Maps
The NRCC’s cool new map is now embeddable:
The Republican Governors Association has a cool map, too, not yet embeddable.