Author Archives: SteveB

Brown Wins in MA, What is Next?

A common meme being forwarded by pundits has moderate Democrats doing one of three things, retiring rather than run for re-election in 2010, tacking to the center to insulate and distance themselves from Obama, or , facing a stiff challenge from a Republican following the “Brown Model”.  So who exactly should we be watching? According to Chris Cillizza:     We…

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New Politico Poll

From Politico: A new InsiderAdvantage poll conducted exclusively for POLITICO shows Republican Scott Brown surging to a nine-point advantage over Martha Coakley a day before Massachusetts voters trek to the ballot box to choose a new senator.   According to the survey conducted Sunday evening, Brown leads the Democratic attorney general 52 percent to 43 percent.   “I actually think…

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GOTV Motivation

While I do not put too much stock in this poll, as it seems the outlier, nevertheless it reminds us to stay vigilent. Steve Kornacki reports Martha Coakley's (D) internal poll from Sunday night puts her ahead of Scott Brown (R) by one point and that the three-night average for Friday, Saturday and Sunday also put her ahead by one…

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Poll Update

American Research Group in Massachusetts finds Scott Brown (R) leading Martha Coakley (D), 52% to 45%.  “Brown leads Coakley 97% to 1% among registered Republicans and he leads 64% to 32% among unenrolled voters. Coakley leads Brown 73% to 23% among registered Democrats.” The Rockefeller Republican.

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Is this a Conservative Rebirth?

Great post today from DaveG over at Race42008. The money quote for me, emphasis mine:     In Massachusetts this Tuesday, scores of Obama voters from 2008 in one of the bluest states in the nation will cast a vote not only for a Republican candidate for Senate, but also for the ability of Republicans to filibuster any further Democratic…

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