Looking at the Cook Competitive Race Chart.
Looking at the Cook Political Report’s latest competitive race chart is in itself informative – the short version is that of the top 108 competitive races, the following ratios apply: Dem GOP Likely D 45 0 Leans D 23 1 Toss-up D 12 0 Toss-up R 0 3 Leans R 1 8 Likely R 0 15 Total 81 27 …but there’s some interesting things that | Read More »
Key Dem Senators Balk at Reconciliation Cram-Down for Health Reform
Reconciliation strategy for health care reform faces opposition from key Democratic Senators. The great New York Times health care legislative strategy takes a lethal blow — again. As Bloomberg reports: Resorting to a budget procedure called reconciliation would infuriate Republicans and force Democrats to settle for more limited changes, said Jennifer Duffy, senior editor at the nonpartisan Cook Political Report in Washington. “Both procedurally and | Read More »