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New Print Edition: 2008 House Outlook

April 18, 2008 · 4:00 PM EDT
The April 18, 2008 print edition of the Rothenberg Political Report is on its way to subscribers. The print edition comes out every two weeks and the content is not available online. Subscribers get in-depth analysis of the most competitive races in the country, as well as quarterly House and…

New Print Edition: 2008 House Outlook

April 18, 2008 · 4:00 PM EDT

The April 18, 2008 print edition of the Rothenberg Political Report is on its way to subscribers. The print edition comes out every two weeks and the content is not available online. Subscribers get in-depth analysis of the most competitive races in the country, as well as quarterly House and…

2008 House Ratings

April 18, 2008 · 3:17 PM EDT

Here are our latest House ratings. Any seats not listed are currently considered to be at limited risk for the incumbent party. For our race-by-race analysis, you must subscribe to the print edition of the Report.




PURE TOSS-UP (9 R, 6 D)
  • AL 5 (Open; Cramer, D)
  • AZ 1 (Open; Renzi,…

Illinois 8: Greenberg Campaign Manager Leaves Post

April 17, 2008 · 1:24 PM EDT

On the heels of a meager first quarter finance report, Republican challenger Steve Greenberg will now have to replace a top campaign aide. Campaign manager Brad Goodman left the Greenberg campaign on Wednesday to join the newly-renamed consulting firm Campbell Holste Inc.

“I am honored to have…

New Jersey Senate: Is Robert Andrews Crazy to Take On Frank Lautenberg?

Stuart Rothenberg April 17, 2008 · 12:05 AM EDT

Many years ago, as a newly minted Ph.D., I had the good fortune to spend three years teaching political science at Bucknell University. At the end of my first year, a departmental review committee evaluated my performance. The student member of that committee was Rob Andrews — now Rep. Robert…

Why Should Clinton Just Pack It In When Nothing Is Decided?

Stuart Rothenberg April 14, 2008 · 12:05 AM EDT

The calls for New York Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton’s exit from the Democratic presidential race have appeared from members of the national media, as well as from some within her own party. She can’t possibly win, they say.

When I asked one veteran Democratic insider in the past few days about…

Campaigns’ Olympian Challenge

Nathan L. Gonzales April 11, 2008 · 12:05 AM EDT

Synchronized swimming. Fencing. Table tennis. Congressional campaigns?

The Olympics are unrivaled in their ability to pull Americans from their vacations to their television screens for three weeks in the middle of August. And for attention-starved Congressional candidates, the Olympics provide…

Rothenberg’s Dangerous Dozen Open House Seats

Stuart Rothenberg April 10, 2008 · 12:05 AM EDT

A significant number of retirements since my last Dangerous Dozen (Oct. 25, 2007) has shuffled the list and shows why the fight for the House is a one-sided battle, with Democrats having most of the targets.

Here are the dozen most vulnerable open House seats, starting with the most likely…

Rothenberg’s Dangerous Dozen Open House Seats

April 10, 2008 · 12:05 AM EDT
By Stuart Rothenberg

A significant number of retirements since my last Dangerous Dozen (Oct. 25, 2007) has shuffled the list and shows why the fight for the House is a one-sided battle, with Democrats having most of the targets.

Here are the dozen most vulnerable open House seats, starting with the…

New Print Edition: New Jersey 3 & New Jersey 7

April 9, 2008 · 12:05 AM EDT

The April 7, 2008 print edition of the Rothenberg Political Report is on its way to subscribers. The print edition comes out every two weeks and the content is not available online. Subscribers get in-depth analysis of the most competitive races in the country, as well as quarterly House and Senate…