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Former Dem governor sees Dem getting ‘about 40 percent’ in #MTSen race; MSNBC thinks Montana is a Midwestern state

April 24, 2014

Former Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer, D, seemed bullish on Republicans’ chances of taking over his state’s quasi-open Senate seat in this TV interview today, although he surely wouldn’t put it that way. Schweitzer says in…

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#FL19: Rand Paul, lots of money, and shrewdness were enough to win

April 24, 2014

On Tuesday, businessman Curt Clawson made the Florida-19 special GOP primary look easy, taking 38 percent of the vote, over 26 percent for the early frontrunner, state Sen. Lizbeth Benacquisto, and 25 percent for former…

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#COSen and Senate picture: Two polls in a row show Udall in mortal peril

April 24, 2014

Yesterday, Politico Pro (sub req) reported on a Chamber of Commerce poll that showed Rep. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., leading Sen. Mark Udall, D, by two points. You have to take that with a grain of…

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#LASen: New AFP ad slams Landrieu over Obamacare

April 23, 2014

This ad features an Iraq War veteran who lost his insurance because of Obamacare and had to pay more as a result: h/t Chris Stirewalt. comments

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#ORSen: The most pro-life ad a pro-choice candidate can cut

April 23, 2014

Oregon Right to Life has endorsed Jason Conger for the GOP Senate nomination against the preferred establishment candidate, Dr. Monica Wehby. Wehby has stated that she believes abortion “should be a personal choice.” But then…

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#NESen: Cruz endorses Sasse

April 23, 2014

Ted Cruz endorsed Midland University president Ben Sasse today in Nebraska’s open-seat GOP primary. The Sasse campaign issued this statement from Cruz:  “I have gotten to know Ben Sasse, and while Nebraskans have good choices,…

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Republicans are finally starting to do better with Republicans

April 23, 2014

Hillary Clinton’s numbers are at their lowest point in six years, according to a new FOX News poll that was released last week. This is interesting, but politicians’ numbers rise and fall, and it’s a long…

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#VA10: A very low-turnout affair in one of America’s most politically savvy districts

April 23, 2014

Va. Delegate Barbara Comstock is favored to win this Saturday’s firehouse primary for the GOP nomination to replace Rep. Frank Wolf, R-Va, but it’s going to be close. The low-turnout nature of the affair and…

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#ID02: New ad: I’m a conservative who fights insurance companies

April 22, 2014

Bryan Smith, the Club for Growth-backed challenger to Rep. Mike Simpson, R-Idaho, has an interesting spin with this new ad. There’s nothing inconsistent about a conservative railing against insurance companies, but this demonstrates how a…

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#MISen: War on women? Yeah, whatever

April 22, 2014

Former Michigan Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land, R, has a pretty good ad out pushing back against the Democrats’ “War on Women” meme. A mother and an accomplished professional woman like her can certainly…

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