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Montgomery Newspaper Again Criticizes Legislature for Failing to Pass Ballot Access Reform
The April 17 Montgomery Advertiser has this editorial, criticizing the legislature for again failing to pass any ballot access reform. Alabama will probably be one of only three states with no statewide minor party or independent candidates on the ballot in November. The others are likely to be California (due to the top-two system) and(More)?
Transcript & Video: Chelsea Clinton?s Baby Announcement
Chelsea Clinton announced Thursday that she and husband Marc Mezvinsky are expecting their first child. Here is the transcript of her remarks, provided by Federal News Service (www.fednews.com), followed by the video.
N.C. Sen. Hagan?s First Ad Takes On GOP?s Thom Tillis
Sen. Kay Hagan (D., N.C.) releases an ad targeting the leading GOP candidate, Thom Tillis, speaker of the North Carolina House,
Jay Carney Live: On ?Two Ferns,? Selfies, and Jon Stewart
Obama spokesman Jay Carney comments on a range of issues, including President Obama's appearance on Jon Stewart's show.
District of Columbia Republican Party Threatens to Sue Any Democrats who run as Independents This Year
The District of Columbia election law provides a mechanism that prevents one party from winning all the seats on the Washington, D.C., city council. Each election, there are two open at-large seats on the city council, but no party can run more than a single nominee. Therefore, by default, the Democratic Party can’t win all(More)?
On April 17, Public Policy Polling released a gubernatorial poll for Florida. It shows Democrat Charlie Crist at 46%, Republican incumbent Rick Scott at 41%, “other” 7%, undecided 6%. The only announced minor party candidate expected to be on the November ballot is Libertarian Adrian Wyllie, although there will be independent candidates as well. Here(More)?
Tisha Casida: Mayors, Moms, and Millions ? Protect Your Life with No More Federal Gun Laws
Adam Kokesh and Tisha Casida in Gypsum, Colorado Tisha Casida is an independent candidate for U.S. House in Colorado’s 3rd district Former Mayor Bloomberg passionately pleaded for mayors, moms, and millions of Americans to join his crusade – and that the number of deaths caused by guns and suicide from “illegal” guns was over 30,000 […]
Karl Rove polls prove that GOP Senate victory not assured
Arkansas: Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor 39, GOP Rep. Tom Cotton 39, not sure 22. Pryor approval rating: 38 percent approve, 44 percent disapprove; Cotton favorability: 31 percent favorable, 39 percent unfavorable. (Margin of error: ± 4.3 percentage points.)The polls were conducted by Harper Research, a new GOP robo firm designed to counter PPP?so flooding the zone with polling, but without PPP's proven track record. Also note that these polls do not include cell phones, a methodological flaw that can no longer be ignored. Even PPP, the prototypical robo-poller, is now supplementing its samples with
Still, it does give us some numbers to work with, and I take a closer look below the fold, including some (mostly positive) trend lines.
Beau Biden, Vice President Joe Biden?s eldest son, announced Thursday that he plans to run for governor in Delaware, where he has served eight years as attorney general.
Mitch McConnell won't be Senate Majority Leader after November. And thanks to Alison Lundergan Grimes, he won't even be in the Senate.
So to win back the majority, Republicans have to win those two seats in WV and SD, and four more from Alaska, Arkansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Montana, and North Carolina. All the while, they must hold their two endangered seats in Kentucky and Georgia. That's called "running the board."
Head below the fold for a closer look at the GOP's actual chances of victory.
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