CFP’s National Narrative: Tuesday’s Elections

My question, who’s in the best shape going into his or her respective election tomorrow — party-flipping incumbent Senator Arlen Specter (PA), Arkansas Senator Blanche Lincoln, GOP congressional hopeful Tim Burns (PA) or Kentucky Secretary of State Trey Grayson? Here’s … Continued



What a Governor’s supposed to sound like…

If you haven’t watched this clip of Governor Chris Christie putting a liberal reporter in his place, please take a moment to enjoy the reality that, in a blue state like New Jersey, a Republican has been elected who cares … Continued



Intellectual diversity? Look elsewhere.

Kudos to Jonathan Turley of The George Washington Law School for his op-ed in yesterday’s LA Times entitled “Evidence of a Supreme Court bias.” His primary point — Sure, putting Elena Kagan onto the High Court brings more diversity to … Continued


Rothenberg Political Report’s Newest House Race Ratings

The Rothenberg Political Report has released its most updated ratings on the 2010 mid-term elections. Most notably, Charles Djou, a CFP-highlighted candidate, is now slightly favored to win the special election in Hawaii’s heavily-Democratic 1st CD. Full run-down after the … Continued


Today is a (forgotten) Primary Day

Today is primary day in Nebraska and West Virginia, and there’s also a special election being held in Georgia to fill former-Rep. Nathan Deal’s seat in the Ninth CD. Looks like nothing incredibly interesting will come from the Nebraska elections, … Continued


GOP Senate Candidates Toomey and Ayotte Air 1st TV Spots

Kelly Ayotte (NH) and Pat Toomey (PA) are top-tier GOP Senate hopefuls in their respective states, and both are out with their first television ads. Toomey’s ad, “Generations,” is above, and Ayotte’s “Tough Decisions” can be viewed after the jump.


DCCC Pulling out of Hawaii’s 1st District Race

In a interesting move, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee just announced it will be pulling its resources out of the special election race for Hawaii’s 1st Congressional District.  This leaves the two Democrats running against Republican Charles Djou to fend … Continued


Tea Party’s Next Target — Kentucky

After playing a key role in quashing the re-election bid of Utah Sen. Bob Bennett, Tea Party activists have set their sights on the Kentucky GOP Senate primary. In the Kentucky primary Trey Grayson is battling Rand Paul for the GOP … Continued