Ad Features GOP Candidate Shooting Obamacare Bill
Every Democrat and media commentator who objects to this ad running in Alabama, featuring GOP House candidate Will Brooke shooting a copy of the text of the Obamacare law, a.k.a. “The Affordable Care Act”#…#
. . . will have to explain …
NRA Convention Part Four: The Democrats
Democrat lawmakers do appear at the NRA Convention; local Rep. Jason Altmire offer
Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.V., appeared in person, and as he turned up the folksiness to 11, it was easy to see the difficulty of the task …
An Extra Governor's Race This Year, in West Virginia
Yes, West Virginia, you will have a special gubernatorial election this year:
West Virginia must hold a special election to choose a governor who will take office by Nov. 15, or within one year of when state Senate President Earl Ray …
Speaking of Violent Images in Politics . . .
It’s time for politicians to stop using violent imagery in their political rhetoric, holding guns and proclaiming, “I’ll take on Washington and this administration and get the federal government off of our backs!”
The man firing that gun, …
What Is Influencing West Virginia and California Voters?
Sometimes, you can see a campaign shift on an issue that strikes you as wildly obscure, unimportant, and irrelevant.
Are Californians really going to elect a liberal fossil as governor because Meg Whitman’s maid pulled a publicity stunt with …
Joe Manchin Suddenly Decides to Sue the Obama Administration
Wow. How much does West Virginia Senate candidate Joe Manchin have to distance himself from the Obama administration? This much:
Gov. Joe Manchin has scheduled a press conference Wednesday morning where he is expected to announce that the state is …
Joe Manchin, the governor of West Virginia and the Democrats’ nominee for Senate, is sounding a full retreat calling for a partial repeal of Obamacare.
Why’s he running on such a Republican stance? What, is he trailing or something?
Raese Still Has a Race, but Needs to Climb
It’s competitive, but not a toss-up. Rasmussen finds Republican John Raese trailing Democrat Joe Manchin in West Virginia’s Senate race, 50 percent to 43 percent.
It’s rather fascinating that 71 percent have a favorable impression of Manchin but only 50 percent …
Raese Within 6 of Manchin in West Virginia?
You have to consider Joe Manchin, the current Democratic governor of West Virginia and his party’s nominee, the favorite in that state’s Senate race. But Rasmussen finds the GOP’s John Raese not far behind, 42 percent to 48 percent.
Is Joe Manchin About to Take One on the Chin?
Joe Manchin, the governor of West Virginia who’s running for U.S. Senate, seemed to have a pretty easy road ahead of him. His GOP opponent — most likely John Raese — will try to tie him to President …
The NRA Will Be Scoring the Background-Check Vote
As mentioned in today’s Morning Jolt, the NRA will indeed be scoring all of the upcoming votes on background checks and gun owners. But this doesn’t necessarily mean a full-scale divorce between the NRA and the background-check co-sponsors, …
Measuring GOP Effectiveness by Joe Manchin's Jitters
In today’s Morning Jolt:
Man Up, Manchin!
I love Red State Democrats. They’re like Geiger counters for effective conservative arguments. The more they twitch, the more you know our stuff is working.
I guess I shouldn’…
Candidate Raises Gun, Shoots Opponent Out of Midair in Ad!
Looks like some other folks remember Joe Manchin’s shooting ad.
Sen. Joe Manchin said his infamous “Dead Aim” political ad should not be connected to the tragedy that occurred over the weekend in Tucson, Ariz., but he doubts he …
In the first big disappointment for the GOP, if not quite a surprise, NBC is projecting Joe Manchin the winner in West Virginia. There may be a silver lining here for conservatives, as Manchin will either break his word on …
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 …
Stephen Colbert Makes His Campaign Ad Debut
I love, love, love this ad from the mysterious Committee for Truth in Politics — a bit of background here, in a mostly critical article by NPR. It is, I believe, the first to feature Stephen Colbert’s testimony before …
In West Virginia, John Raese . . . Leads?
Even if Christine O’Donnell never comes close to beating Chris Coons, control of the Senate is still in play this year. Public Policy Polling gives Democrats perhaps one of their most depressing results yet this cycle:
PPP’s first …
The Upset Special Continues to Look Close
Scott Rasmussen, in an interview Monday:
There are two races right now where I am very curious about what our next polls will show, one in West Virginia and one in Alaska. In both cases, I can come up with …
Wrapping Up Saturday's Primaries
Saturday was Primary Day in two states.
West Virginia held its primaries for its special senatorial election; there were no surprises. Gov. Joe Manchin is the Democratic nominee, and John Raese is the GOP senatorial nominee.
Louisiana was a bit …
John Raese is up with his first ad in the special Senate election in West Virginia this year:
He’s trailing the likely Democratic nominee, Gov. Joe Manchin, but as you can tell from the ad, President Obama is quite …