The Los Angeles County elections director has tweeted that Democrat Janice Hahn beat Republican Craig Huey in yesterday’s California 36th congressional district special election by a 55%-45% margin. This is in a district that Barack Obama carried 64%-34% in 2008. Read More
When Republican Jane Corwin got beaten in the special congressional election in New York’s conservative 26th district, the word was that she hadn’t explained Rep. Paul Ryan’s budget clearly enough. She’d let her opponent create the impression that Republicans hated Medicare (if not old people in general) and planned to destroy it as soon as no one was looking.
But I’m not sure Ryan himself has explained his plan clearly enough. Read More
So Democrat Kathy Hochul has beaten Republican Jane Corwin 47%-43% in the New York 26th congressional district special election.
Many writers—both conservatives like my Examiner colleague Phil Klein, John McCormack of the Weekly Standar Read More
WHAT: Anonymous 2012 campaign smear websites are already infesting the Internet and proving to be a cheaper, easier and faster-spreading alternative to traditional forms of dirty political tactics.HOW: Critics of President George W. Bush once manipulated Google search results so “miserable failure” led to his official White House page. A phony site for New York GOP House candidate Jane Corwin said, “Together we can make delicious soup from the bones of the poor.” Read More