The Post-Akin GOP Outlook for the Senate . . . Doesn’t Look That Bad!
Argh. What are the National Republican Senatorial Committee, and grassroots Republicans and conservatives, supposed to do, now that Todd Akin has exponentially complicated the effort to defeat Sen. Claire McCaskill in Missouri, and win the three (or four, if Romney …
His Name Is Earl, and He Can Start in January
Say Anything notices that Rasmussen has the latest sign that North Dakota Democrat Earl Pomeroy should be looking at other employment opportunities in January.
UPDATE: Elsewhere, Monmouth finds Republican Andy Harris up 11 points on incumbent Democrat Frank Kratovil in Maryland’…
Guy in Office for 30 Years Calls His Rival a ‘Career Politician’ for Spending 26 Years in State Legislature
Democrat Earl Pomeroy hits his GOP opponent, Rick Berg, for being a “career politician” because he’s been a state legislator for 26 years.
Of course, as a state legislator, Berg serves for 80 days every two years and when interim sessions …
The Good News for Republicans in the Latest Fund-Raising Numbers
Looking around some more House races, there are a bunch of GOP challengers who are fundraising powerhouses similar to North Carolina’s Ilario Pantano, who’s outraising a longtime incumbent almost 2 to 1.
In Ohio’s 1st congressional district, Steve Chabot has more …
The Young Guns Come to Washington
Just returned from an NRCC event showcasing their “Young Guns,” chatting with top-tier GOP House challengers like Jackie Walorski and Larry Bucshon of Indiana, Rick Berg of North Dakota, Jim Renacci of Ohio, Lou Barletta of Pennsylvania, Sean Duffy of …
‘I know I’ve disappointed you with a vote here or there.’
Nine-term incumbent Democrat congressman Earl Pomeroy wants to introduce himself to his constituents:
Pomeroy’s closing argument: Next year, Republicans will “kill the farm bill, privatize Social Security, or take away the prescription drug benefit.” Apparently in Pomeroy’s world, …
The Big DCCC Advertising Wave Gets Smaller
Hmm. Over at Say Anything, they notice…
Tonight comes word that said “triage” has happened. The DCCC had scheduled several big-money ad buys with media outlets in the state, but now those ad buys have been canceled.
Hey, Look, Rick Berg’s Ahead Again. What a Surprise.
Because North Dakota’s House district encompasses the entire state, and because Rasmussen polls the state fairly regularly, the race between incumbent Democrat Earl Pomeroy and GOP challenger Rick Berg is becoming one of the most frequently polled House races …
Earl Pomeroy Is in Trouble, and President Obama Can’t Save Him
In North Dakota, Republican challenger Rick Berg continues to lead Democrat incumbent Rep. Earl Pomeroy:
The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Voters in North Dakota shows Berg with 51% support to Pomeroy’s 44%. Just one percent (1%) prefer some …
One 24-Point Swing and North Dakota’s a Tight Race Again
In North Dakota, Democrat Earl Pomeroy trails Republican Rick Berg by the widest margin yet, 9 percentage points.
No help from the top of the ticket, where Republican governor and senatorial candidate John Hoeven leads the Democrat by a mere 72 percent …