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Why a McCain Win May Be Bad for GOP, Good for Democrats

Stuart Rothenberg June 16, 2008 · 12:05 AM EDT

Republicans and conservatives are rallying behind Sen. John McCain’s White House bid, but not because they are so enamored with him or his agenda. Instead, their loyalty is based on their perception that Illinois Sen. Barack Obama as president, particularly with large Democratic majorities in…

South Carolina: Former Bengals Coach Wins Primary

Nathan L. Gonzales June 14, 2008 · 12:05 AM EDT

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) cruised to renomination Tuesday, but the untold story in the Palmetto State’s primaries is how a former NFL coach took down an incumbent.

Former Cincinnati Bengals head coach Sam Wyche defeated incumbent Ben Trotter in the Republican primary for the Pickens County…

Minnesota 3: Toss-Up

Nathan L. Gonzales June 13, 2008 · 3:00 PM EDT

If you’re looking for a truly toss-up race in a swing district, look no further than Minnesota’s 3rd District.

The suburban Minneapolis district is precisely the type of territory and district that Democrats have experienced recent electoral success. And moderate Cong. Jim Ramstad’s (R)…

New Mexico Senate: Simply Enchanting

Nathan L. Gonzales June 13, 2008 · 3:00 PM EDT

New Mexico will be one of the top presidential battlegrounds this fall, and Republicans are keeping their fingers crossed that the state hosts a hot Senate race as well.

Democrats cleared the field for Cong. Tom Udall, and he starts the general election with a significant lead over Republican…

New Mexico Senate: Udall Launches Third TV Ad

Nathan L. Gonzales June 13, 2008 · 1:00 PM EDT

The Republicans just chose their Senate nominee in New Mexico, but Rep. Tom Udall (D) is on the air with his third television ad.

The Democratic nominee to replace retiring Sen. Pete Domenici (R-N.M.), Udall didn’t face primary opposition on June 3, but during the last three weeks of the…

Minnesota 3: Toss-Up

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Nathan L. Gonzales June 13, 2008 · 11:32 AM EDT

If you’re looking for a truly toss-up race in a swing district, look no further than Minnesota’s 3rd District. 

The suburban Minneapolis district is precisely the type of territory and district that Democrats have experienced recent electoral success. And moderate Cong. Jim Ramstad’s (R)…

New Mexico Senate: Simply Enchanting

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Nathan L. Gonzales June 13, 2008 · 11:29 AM EDT

New Mexico will be one of the top presidential battlegrounds this fall, and Republicans are keeping their fingers crossed that the state hosts a hot Senate race as well.

Democrats cleared the field for Cong. Tom Udall, and he starts the general election with a significant lead over Republican…

Mississippi Senate: Is the GOP Counting Its Chickens Too Early?

Stuart Rothenberg June 12, 2008 · 12:05 AM EDT

CLEVELAND, Miss. — For months, the top issue on the minds of the folks in Northwest Mississippi was the fate of the farm bill in Congress. But a close second was politics. And what they were thinking is not good news for the already weary national Republican Party.

Much as the recent special…

New Religious Outreach Could Land Obama in Legal Trouble

Nathan L. Gonzales June 11, 2008 · 11:00 AM EDT

Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) is about to launch his latest outreach to religious voters, but the name of the group could land him in legal trouble.

First reported on Friday by Christian Broadcasting Network’s David Brody, Obama’s “Joshua Generation” is designed to help the presumptive Democratic…