Can we start treating Chuckie Schumer (D-NY) as vulnerable NOW?
(H/T: Instapundit) He’s dropped another four points in two weeks. 51% in mid-January; 47% now. That’s the lowest it’s been since 2001. Admittedly, he’s currently up more or less two-to-one against a hypothetical Kudlow candidacy. Currently. As I noted last week, Schumer wasn’t exactly challenged in his last election, and his current relationship with Wall Street threatens to clash badly with the President’s unfolding plan | Read More »
Marist: Chuckie Schumer (D, NY) dropped seven points since September.
58 percent in September; 54 percent in November; 51 percent now. Which is great for a Democratic Senator, these days; but what it is not is the kind of numbers that make an actual electoral challenge a self-evident absurdity, particularly in an election cycle where Republicans can win statewide in New Jersey and Massachusetts. Don’t get me wrong: he’s got a fearsome reputation as a | Read More »
Chuck Schumer (D-NY): Free speech is un-American.
Via AoSHQ: The Supreme Court’s ruling Thursday striking down limits on corporate and union spending in elections is “un-American,” Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said Thursday. Schumer, a top Senate Democrat who formerly ran their campaign committee, said he would hold hearings on the decision in the coming weeks. “I think it’s an un-American decision,” Schumer said at a press conference Thursday. “I think when the | Read More »
Clearly, SecState Clinton is going to challenge Schumer in 2010.
It’ll clearly happen after a dramatic breaking with the administration this fall over foreign policy. Clearly. Bill Clinton to raise money for NY Dem challenger WASHINGTON – In a slap at President Barack Obama, former President Bill Clinton will headline a fundraiser for a New York congresswoman challenging White House-backed Sen. Kristen Gillibrand in the state’s Democratic primary. Clinton has not endorsed in the race, | Read More »