Wisconsin Senate Race: A Referendum on Feingold

Senator Russ Feingold marginally leads both potential Republican nominees in the Wisconsin Senate election. In both races Feingold received 45% of the vote. Ron Johnson earned 43% of the vote and Dave Westlake, his challenger in the Republican primary, earned … Continued


Louisiana Voters Still Strongly Support Offshore Drilling

Even as oil washes up on their shores from the still-spewing oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico, 79% of Louisiana voters believe offshore oil drilling should be allowed, and nearly as many support deepwater drilling. A new Rasmussen Reports telephone … Continued


WV GOP May Sue To Force Special Election

The executive director of West Virginia’s Republican Party said Monday afternoon that the party is “examining its legal options” after it was announced that there will be no special election this year to fill the seat of Sen. Robert Byrd … Continued


Supreme Court Rules Gun Rights Apply To Local Laws

The Second Amendment’s guarantee of an individual right to bear arms applies to state and local gun control laws, the Supreme Court ruled on Monday in a 5-to-4 decision (McDonald v. Chicago). The ruling came almost exactly two years after the court … Continued


S.C. Governor’s Race: Haley (R) 52%, Sheheen (D) 40%

The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Voters in South Carolina shows Haley, the winner of a GOP Primary runoff last Tuesday, with 52% support. Democrat Vince Sheheen, a state senator, earns 40% of the vote. Three percent (3%) … Continued


In WV Special: Capito Is GOP’s Best Chance

West Virginia, like PA-12, is one of the few places in the country that did not trend Democratic in 2008. A key difference between the two that needs to be noted though is that while Obama only lost PA-12 by … Continued


Kyl: Arizona Is Indeed A Border State

No one is safe in today’s hyper-connected 24-hour news cycle, a vicious world where even the most obscure and absurd local story will suffer the fate of national attention — and ridicule. Peggy West, who sits on the Milwaukee Board … Continued


Angle Rubbing Nevada GOP Politicos The Wrong Way

At CivicForumPAC, there maybe nothing we would like to see more in 2010 than the defeat of Nevada Sen. Harry Reid. Now that the bloody Silver State primary is over, one has to begin to wonder if GOP nominee Sharron … Continued


Anger Is Not The Only Emotion In 2010

Angry voters are everywhere. Watch any cable news chat show, read any political blog or peruse the pages of any major newspaper and you will be bombarded with headlines about how the American electorate is mad as hell and not going … Continued