The Iowa Secretary of State reported that they had received over 455,000 absentee ballots for this election through Monday. That represents the strongest early voter turnout in a midterm election in Iowa history. A recent poll shows Braley leads by 20 points among early voters.
In a Quinnipiac poll last week, the firm showed Rep. Cory Gardner (R-CO) ahead of the incumbent Democrat Mark Udall by seven points, 46% to 39%. However, Monday's results showed the race a lot tighter, with Gardner's lead shrinking to two points, 45% to 43%.
Following Obamacare's bumpy rollout, the GOP expected to campaign on a platform of repeal, repeal, repeal. However, as Americans have come to embrace much of the Affordable Care Act in substance, if not yet in name, campaigning on all out repeal has lost its luster.
By more than 2-1, the Koch Brothers affiliation hurts Joni Ernst with voters in Iowa. They are equally unimpressed by Sarah Palin's support for the Republican.
West Virginia Senate candidate Natalie Tennant plans to campaign with Elizabeth Warren in July.
Upon Matt Bevin's primary loss, Tea Party Patriots' Jenny Beth Martin put out a Kentucky Senate press statement that refers to Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes as "Alison Graves". They also failed to endorse Mitch McConnell.
Liz Cheney, recently a Fox News contributor and daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, decided to dropout of the US Senate race in Wyoming on Monday.
The rest of us are looking to Virginia and New Jersey voters to send Republicans the message the rest of us cannot.
Sen. Scott Brown's personal attacks are getting him nowhere against Elizabeth Warren, as the Democrat continues to lead the Massachusetts Senate race 50%-45%.
A new PPP poll of the Massachusetts Senate race has found that support for Elizabeth Warren has swung seven points in the past month, and she now leads Scott Brown 48%-46%.
Money numbers are in and it looks like our ladies of the far Right are being amply rewarded for their sublimely obtuse renditions of Poujadist Puppetry as candidate routines. Tea Party candidates Sharron Angle and Christine O’Donnell both pulled in a ton of cash in the last few months. And you were wondering what those Brawny paper towels were good for.