GOP Early Birds Enter Montana 2012 Governor’s Race

Some political early birds are already out trying to catch the first worms in Montana’s 2012 – yes, that’s right, 2012 – election. Former Republican state Sens. Corey Stapleton of Billings and Ken Miller of Laurel were the first to … Continued



GOP Election Gains Could Help Investors

Many investors have been reluctant to risk their money lately because of the market’s volatility and the sweeping new regulations emanating from Washington. Fortunately for investors, the midterm elections are fast approaching, and I am speculating that the Republicans will … Continued


Issa: Tea Partiers Aren’t Angry Enough

Tea party activists who have protested government spending and pushed for the GOP to nominate more conservative candidates this year aren’t outraged enough about government malfeasance and excessive spending, Rep. Darrell Issa of California said Saturday. The Republican congressman told … Continued


Reality TV Meets Politics

Three years ago, Surya Yalamanchili was told “you’re fired” by Donald Trump on national television. Now, the 28-year-old hopes Ohio voters will hire him for Congress. Yalamanchili, who survived eight episodes of The Apprentice in 2007, is one of three … Continued


Poll Movement Favors GOP Senate Candidates

Movement in poll averages for eight Senate races over the last week overwhelmingly favored Republican candidates, affirming the prevailing wisdom that a stiff wind is blowing and gaining force that will make the elections this fall very difficult for Democrats. … Continued


Senate Landscape Continues To Favor GOP

It’s hit that point in the election cycle where the competitive nature of Congressional races are shifting rapidly. Unfortunately for Democrats, the overwhelming majority of those shifts are in favor of Republicans. The latest Senate race rating changes by CQ … Continued


RNC Money Woes Continue

The Republican National Committee has just over $5 million in the bank for the final stretch of the 2010 midterm election campaign, according to an unannounced filing with the FEC disclosed Friday night. The report also indicates that the national party … Continued


What If Rick Scott and Jeff Greene Win On Tuesday?

This situation would be the most shocking result of the wildest Florida primary campaign in memory. It would leave both political parties in shambles and turn Florida into a national symbol of voter anger. Remember, self-funded political party crashers like … Continued


Using The Generic Ballot To Forecast Gubernatorial Elections

Governors are key players in the American federal system. In addition to administering complex bureaucratic organizations with vital responsibilities and multi-billion dollar budgets, they are expected to propose their own legislative programs, work closely with their state’s congressional delegation, communicate … Continued