Over the past 20 months, you have heard from me and my colleagues in the House about the importance of this election cycle. Today I am writing with a clear and immediate message we cannot afford to ignore: 39 Days…that’s all the time left for you to make a difference this election cycle. I cannot stress this point enough: we are in the final stretch. | Read More »
The NRCC’s Big Board.
The NRCC has drawn up a map of all 435 Congressional Districts, separated them out by state, and linked each district to the website of either the incumbent Republican that represents it, or the Republican that will be challenging the incumbent Democrat in November. Note that in cases of contested primaries without an incumbent (like, say, FL-05′s) the NRCC is explicitly not taking sides by | Read More »
Lean times for Spratt?
According to an internal poll of Mick Mulvaney’s discovered by National Journal, the South Carolina Republican has gained 11 points on 14 term Democrat John Spratt of the 5th district. If the Chairman of the Budget Committee can’t use his seniority to keep his seat safe, then I would expect to see a wave nationwide.
, Barack Obama
, John Spratt
, Mick Mulvaney
, National Journal
, Public Opinion Strategies
, South Carolina
My talk with Brian Walsh (NRCC).
Just to be clear, this is the Brian Walsh who is the political director of the NRCC, and not the Brian Walsh who is the communications director of the NRSC. We spoke for a bit on the recent past and the rapidly approaching future: To expand on the third question a bit: sites like Reverse the Vote also exist to assist the eventual Republican candidates | Read More »
Andrew Breitbart told us so about Andrew McLaughlin
Andrew Breitbart’s BigGovernment.com originally blew the lid off of White House Deputy CTO’s secret lobbying for Google from within the White House. He’s been vindicated, and can claim a partial scalp, for McLaughlin now receiving a reprimand for this misbehavior. It’s now undeniably on the record that the former Google employee was abusing his White House position. What we don’t know are the depths he | Read More »