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 …
Obama to Governors: Don’t Cut That Spending!
This short segment in a Washington Post story on President Obama’s interviews with local television stations is revealing:
In some cases, Obama had a message he wanted to send directly to the people in particular states. It was during …
Just Who Is ‘About as Qualified to Lead as Sarah Palin’?
The head of the Pennsylvania Democratic party has an interesting standard for who is qualified to lead in his state:
Over the past few weeks, the Pennsylvania Democratic Party has sent out press releases blasting Governor-elect Tom Corbett for naming …
Quinnipiac: The Pennsylvania Shift Isn’t Just in the Senate Race
In the Pennsylvania governor’s race, Democrat Dan Onorato, the Allegheny County Executive, has erased most of State Attorney General Tom Corbett’s 15-point likely voter lead and now trails the Republican 49 – 44 percent, according to a …
The DCCC’s Ad Offensive Shrinks Again
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee’s television ad reservation adjustments have hit northeastern Pennsylvania, where Reps. Christopher Carney (D) and Paul Kanjorski (D) will see a little less air cover from the national party in the final weeks of …
Senator Casey, Not Interested in Running for Governor of Pennsylvania
Phil Heron, a columnist with the Delaware County Times, reports that one name can be crossed off the list of potential Democratic candidates for governor of Pennsylvania next year:
Democratic U.S. Sen. Robert P. Casey Jr., who many people …
A Really Low Disapproval Rating . . . for a Governor Starting Out
Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett is still enjoying a political honeymoon, Quinnipiac finds:
Although the largest share of Pennsylvania registered voters, 50 percent, don’t yet have an opinion of Gov. Tom Corbett’s job performance, the new governor gets …
Pennsylvanians Oppose Raising Taxes by a 2-to-1 Margin
Pennsylvania is a cheerier place, at least for now, when residents think about their new governor, according to Quinnipiac polling:
Pennsylvania voters say 59 – 27 percent they are optimistic about the next four years with Governor-elect Tom Corbett at the helm, …
Democrats, Still Looking for a Friend in Pennsylvania
Look at the bright side, House Democrats from Pennsylvania. In mid-November, when you’re lamenting your defeat, you can reassure yourself that it wasn’t your fault, it was the terrible, terrible top-of-the-ticket candidates your party nominated.
It won’t …
Rasmussen Reassures South Carolina, Pennsylvania Republicans Today
This morning, Rasmussen offers two results in gubernatorial races that will be unsurprising but reassuring to Republicans.
In South Carolina, the GOP’s Nikki Haley leads Democrat Vincent Sheheen, 49 percent to 35 percent. Maybe some of his supporters couldn’t answer …