Monthly Archives: May 2011

Can Democrats Win Back The House In 2012?…We Hope Not!

This is an ominous sign, and one we saw taking shape earlier this year (see, Daily Caller Article): According to a CNN/Opinion Research Corporation survey released Tuesday, the Democrats have a four-point margin over the Republicans in the battle for … Continued

Independents Are NOT Moderates

The Pew Research Center has released its 2011 Political Typology.  What they find is that self-described affinity for the GOP has ebbed, but those who do describe themselves as Republicans have become more consistent on the issues.  Democrats have not … Continued

Obama Up In Virginia For Now, Likely To Struggle In 2012

Come 2012, voters will be counting the change (or lack thereof) in their wallets as they weigh in on the President’s quest for re-election: President Obama was the first Democrat to carry the Commonwealth of Virginia in a presidential race … Continued

The GOP’s 2012 Mitt Ruckabee Problem

Yes, we are more than 6 months out from the 2012 GOP presidential primary, but today’s Gallup survey (published May 9) indicates a major quandry for Republican and Republican-leaning independent voters.  The mainstream media may eye the current 2012 GOP … Continued

Poll: New York 26 Special Election Tightens Up

Another special election in New York that is turning into a tight race for a GOP candidate initially favored to win overwhelmingly: A survey done by Siena College shows a tight race for the seat vacated by former Rep. Chris Lee (R-N.Y.), … Continued

Fox News Sets Tentative Campaign Deadline For Mike Huckabee?

A lucrative Fox News contract has kept former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee sensitive to developing a political operation, but he’s hardly blind to what’s springing up on his behalf. Edward J. Rollins, who joined Huckabee’s team as national chairman in … Continued

Republican Mike Pence To Run For Governor In Indiana

For months, Pence has been widely expected to seek the Republican nomination for governor, with speculation turning to virtual certainty in January when he announced he would not run for president. Pence, a 51-year-old attorney and former talk-show host who … Continued