The Campaign Spot

Put One More House Seat on the ‘Competitive’ Pile

Michigan Democrat Bart Stupak isn’t doomed, but his defeat has gone from a near-impossibility to a distinct possibility. Over on the home page, I take a look at Michigan’s 1st Congressional District, and the candidates on both sides of the aisle seeking to knock off the nine-term incumbent.

UPDATE: I see CNN’s Dan Gilgoff writes, “neither his Democratic nor Republican challengers stand much chance of unseating him in Michigan, political experts said.”

Of course, he also writes, “He faces light general election opposition — the sole Republican candidate challenging Stupak lost her primary in 2008 — though others may still enter the race.” Er, there are currently four Republicans who have declared their candidacies against Stupak.

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