2 No Carolina Dems Won’t Run Again: Gov Perdue/Miller

    No Carolina Governor Bev Perdue ( D) will not be running for a second term according to Politico ( she has been one of the most unpopular Governor in country).  Pat McCrory, a former Charlotte mayor is the excepted Republican nominee.   Possible Democratic candidates: Lt. Gov. Walter Dalton, former White House chief of staff Erskine Bowles and Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx. Former Rep. Bob Etheridge, who maintains a strong | Read More »

    Breaking: US Senator Kirk Has Had A Stroke

    US Senator Mark Kirk of Illinois has had a stroke and is undergoing surgery today to undergo swelling around his brain. Our thoughts are with the Senator and his family at this time. More info to come Update: “Dr. Richard Fessler, a neurosurgeon at Northwestern Memorial, said the senator suffered a stroke” to the right side of his brain. What that means is it will | Read More »

    OH, IL Set: Filing Deadlines Fast Approaching

    Its New Year and with it many states filing deadlines to run for congress are fast approaching.  Believe it or not Illinois and Ohio already have had their deadlines past and 2012 Congressional and Senatorial Races are set in each state. So if you wish to be involved in the process keep in mind the dates in many states just within the next 3 months. | Read More »

    SCOTUS Stays Texas Court Drawn Maps

    The SCOTUS just granted a stay for the drawing of the Texas Congressional and State House Maps drawn by 3 judges in San Antonio.  The State Legislature  with signature by Governor Perry created their maps but the Obama DOJ blocked the maps under the VRA saying not enough districts were created for the expanding Hispanic population in the state and so a 3 judge panel | Read More »

    RI Gov. Lincoln Chaffe’s Attack on Christianity

    Lincoln Chafee the Governor of Rhode Island who was elected with 36% vote as an Independent ( Obama basically endorsed him as he did him) in the most Catholic state of the union has decided to call the tree lighting at the state capitol a Holiday Tree.  Back in January the State Legislature ( which is controlled of 90% Democrats) passed a measure calling the | Read More »

    Costello: Another Dem Cuts and Runs

    11 term Congressman Jerry Costello (D-Illinois) will not seek re-election in 2012. Illinois’ 12th Congressional District stretches across southeastern Illinois, encompassing Alton, Belleville, Carbondale, East St. Louis and Granite City.

    WV Gov Poll Tie: Election Tomorrow

    PPP has new poll out and its statistically a tie. The RGA has been trying to hammer Tomblim to the very unpopular Obama and it might work. Election is tomorrow. Via PPP The race for Governor of West Virginia is looking more and more like a toss up, with Democrat Earl Ray Tomblin now leading Republican Bill Maloney only 47-46. Tomblin’s lead was 46-40 | Read More »

    Bob Turner In the Lead: Poll

    Siena poll out this morning finds Robert Turner (R) has taken a six point lead over David Weprin (D), 50% to 44%. Turner has an overwhelming 90-6 percent lead among Republicans, Weprin has only a 63-32 percent lead among Democrats, and Turner has a 38-point lead among likely independent voters. Currently, Turner enjoys a slightly larger lead among independent voters than Weprin has with Democrats Meanwhile | Read More »

    Breaking: Wu resigning from congress

    Promoted from the diaries as a break from our All-Debt-Ceiling-All-The-Time coverage. Link to story from Roll Call. –streiff Congressman Wu has just announced he is resigning from congress. The seat still leans democrat according to Cook political report.

    Mike Ross (D AR) Retiring

    Another so called blue dog democrat is retiring and this time it’s 6 term incumbent Mike Ross of Arkansas. A very good pick up opportunity for republicans

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