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Biden On The Road

8:42 am Oct. 23, 2010

While President Obama spends most of the week at the White House, Vice President Biden will be burning up the miles on Air Force Two, campaigning for Democratic candidates. Mr. Biden will hold his 100th event for Democrats on Monday.  Here is the VP’s 8-state travel schedule for next week …

Mid-Atlantic/Northeast

10:34 am Oct. 22, 2010

This week I’m going to try to break down the Congressional elections by focusing on a different geographical area each day, to allow us to drill down a little further on how each party is doing.   We will start with the Mid Atlantic and New England states, an area …

11 Days Left

10:29 pm Oct. 21, 2010

Thursday was pretty much a dud when it comes to new and exciting angles on the campaign trail, as both sides are furiously fighting down to the wire in the battle for Congress. A new Pew Research poll gave Republicans more reason to close their eyes, cross their fingers, and …

The Senate Battle

10:27 pm Oct. 21, 2010

President Obama will do events today for two Democratic Senators who are in tough races in Election 2010, as he visits both California and Nevada. The day begins with a rally on the campus of the University of Southern California for Sen. Barbara Boxer, and wraps up with a fundraiser …

Even More Uncertainty

10:59 pm Oct. 20, 2010

There were more crazy poll numbers on Wednesday, scrambling the picture even more on what exactly is going to happen when Election Day arrives in 12 days. For example, the Ohio Governor’s race, where Democratic Gov. Ted Strickland is struggling to hang onto his seat against former GOP Congressman John …

Congressional Musical Chairs

9:34 pm Oct. 20, 2010

You want to talk about change?  Well, there would be big time change in the Congress if the Republicans take over at least the House of Representatives in the November elections. Hundreds of Democratic staffers would be tossed out on the curb, and dozens of lawmakers would go from being …

West Coast Blue

9:32 pm Oct. 20, 2010

As President Obama campaigns today in Washington State and California, one can’t help but observe that Senate races in those two states probably wouldn’t be in flux for Democrats in a normal year. But that’s where Democrats find themselves this year.One poll out yesterday about Washington has Sen. Patty Murray …

What To Believe?

8:52 pm Oct. 19, 2010

With 13 days to go until Election Day, the fortunes of both parties seem to go up and down on an hourly basis, as everyone tries to figure out who is up and who is down. The story line about the House of Representatives seems to be clear right now …

The Campaign Trail

8:26 pm Oct. 19, 2010

President Obama starts a four day, five state campaign swing today, mainly through Blue states, as he tries to help Democrats claw their way back in the 2010 mid-term elections. The first stop today is Oregon, where Mr. Obama will campaign for Democratic gubernatorial candidate John Kitzhaber, who is locked …

Senate Elections Update

10:02 pm Oct. 18, 2010

With two weeks now until Election Day, many are forecasting big gains for the GOP in the U.S. House, but conventional wisdom is now that the Democrats will hold the Senate.  Maybe. Polls over the past week shifted towards the Democrats ever-so-slightly in a couple of important states, which could …