More than half of Texas Republican primary voters are undecided about whom they would nominate to replace retiring Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, R-Tex, according to a Texas Tribune poll released yesterday. Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst comes in second at 27 percent, with everyone else (including all of the conservative favorites) in single digits, probably the result of name recognition. Read More
IA-GOV: Former Gov. Terry Branstad should easily reclaim his old office, possibly by a 20-point margin. Democratic Gov. Chet Culver, D, is one of the most hated governors in America, which is saying a lot. The top-ticket blowout could be big enough to endanger one or two House Democrats currently believed safe. Iowa voters even appear poised to toss out a couple of Supreme Court justices after their 2009 decision on gay marriage. Read More
Indiana-8: Republicans must win.
Indiana-9: Republicans should win.
Kentucky-6: That would be awesome for Republicans.
Indiana-2: Democratic catastrophe on its way. Read More
This is not the story that Rep. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., wants to see on the news the night before Election Day. It's about the hospital where I was born: Read More
American Crossroads announced this week that it will be jumping into House races in a $50 million effort with two other Republican groups. Its first victims: Read More
A few more independent expenditures to round out your Friday afternoon, all on behalf of GOP campaigns:
Club for Growth Action: Read More
Rep. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., who represents my hometown of South Bend, Ind., might be in trouble, according to a new poll by a conservative group. Obviously, this kind of poll needs to be taken with a grain of salt, but the only other poll I’ve seen was by another conservative group (the Susan B. Anthony List) and it suggested a few weeks back that he was not in trouble. Read More
From the conservative Club for Growth:
Club for Growth PAC today announced its endorsements of four Republicans vying for House seats in November: Mick Mulvaney (SC-05), Tim Griffin (AR-02), Stephen Fincher (TN-08), and Todd Young (IN-09). Read More
Your GM tax dollars didn’t just go to bail out the United Auto Workers. It also went to the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation. Read More