MO-SEN: The website’s name says it all: www.acorncarnahan.com. Apparently, Robin Carnahan (running against Roy Blunt) wasn’t very careful – or careful at all – in keeping distant from ACORN, and the Missouri Republican Party is laying the connections out, emails and all (H/T The Campaign Spot). And you have to wonder: what does her brother Russ Carnahan know, when did he know it, and is he done running away yet? It’s been a couple of months by now.
NM-02: Cap-and-trade supporter Harry Teague‘s opponent Steve Pearce had himself a very good third quarter: 508K, donors overwhelmingly from inside the state. Teague hasn’t reported in, yet – but surely he’s not having problems getting funding from a R+6 district, right? Steve Pearce needs a better website, though: perhaps he can get the people who did Crawford’s…
Share on Facebook 1 1 SHARES Last night was the last debate before the New Hampshire primary. The media, looking for their narrative, found one. Marco Rubio had a bad moment with Chris Christie and now they are going to write the stories on how Rubio, who had surged into second place in NH primary polls, may now finish in third, fourth or maybe even | Read More »
Share on Facebook 1 1 SHARES Last night after the debate, CNN continued their embarrassing butt-covering campaign regarding the Carsongate fiasco. The essential issue in this story is that the people who are attacking Ted Cruz on this (including Ben Carson) are intentionally conflating a series of tweets that were sent by CNN reporter Chris Moody, and what was said on air by CNN anchors Jake Tapper | Read More »
Share on Facebook 1 1 SHARES In the spin room last night, Donald Trump was stopped by CNN and asked, among other things, if he had learned from Iowa that he needed to have a strong ground game to succeed in New Hampshire. Trump’s answer indicated that he still rejects the notion that a ground game is important at all, even in small states when | Read More »
Share on Facebook 1 1 SHARES Sen. Ted Cruz won the New Hampshire GOP debate. Cruz managed to stay above the hand to hand combat between the desperate governors and Sen Marco Rubio and Donald Trump. He gave great answers to the ABC News moderators, some of whom spent the night fishing for sound bites that could be used to help the Democrats’ eventual nominee. | Read More »
Share on Facebook 1 1 SHARES The story of tonight’s New Hampshire debate will probably be about Marco Rubio – but we don’t know yet what that story will be, because the post-debate spin may be more important than what actually happened. Rubio had some very good and bad moments tonight. Unfortunately for him, the bad ones were early, they were ugly and they were | Read More »