Midterm Races in Connecticut and New Hampshire

    Besides the congressional races in Connecticut, there is a competitive gubernatorial race.  First, incumbent Democratic Governor Dan Malloy finds himself in a serious match up against Republican Tom Foley who

    Midterm Races in Wisconsin

    Politically, Wisconsin is a difficult state to prognosticate.  It contains some of the most liberal bastions in America alongside pockets of staunch conservatism.  It is one of the birthplaces of

    Midterm Races in Maine and Massachusetts

    Maine has a Senate, gubernatorial and an open-seat congressional election this year.  First, the easy one.  Although she may not be the most popular Republican Senator among conservatives, 

    Midterm Races in Florida

    With no Senatorial race and some potentially interesting congressional races, most of the attention this year will be focused on the gubernatorial race pitting former Republican turned independent turned Democrat

    Midterm Races in Kentucky

    Two weeks from Election Day, I am reminded of Duane Bobick, the former heavyweight contender once dubbed the “great white hope.”  While the childish jackasses at DailyKos are dancing on

    Midterm Races in Michigan

    Let’s first dispense with this silly notion that Michigan is a purple state.  Every four years I hear of how Michigan is in play only to have it go for

    Midterm Races in Minnesota and Ohio

    First up in this entry- Ohio where there is a gubernatorial race and congressional races.  In the gubernatorial race, Democrats had very high hopes here with Ed FitzGerald.  The Republican

    Midterm Races in New Jersey and Pennsylvania

    In the homestretch now, and things start to get more interesting.  Today, I turn to my home state, New Jersey, and its neighbor, Pennsylvania. Besides the congressional races, there is

    So Why DID the Supreme Court Take a Pass on Gay Marriage?

    The Supreme Court surprised the world of constitutional law groupies and pundits and on October 6th refused to grant review on six petitions before the Court addressing SSM bans in

    Midterm Races in Oregon and Hawaii

    I included these races later rather than sooner in this series for different reasons.  In Oregon, there is a gubernatorial, congressional and Senate race this year.  First, the Governor’s race