With Mitt Romney now on a glide path to the Republican party’s nomination, there is one thing that could completely doom his chances of becoming President and that is Ron Paul. Paul’s dedicated base might not be large enough for him to win the nomination, but it is large enough to destroy Romney’s hopes in the general.
|By: Jon Walker Saturday June 4, 2011 6:00 pm|
The good news for Democrats is that the poll found Republicans have squandered most of the advantage they had in 2010. Since January the percentage of Americans who disapprove of House Republicans job performance has surged from 48 to 59 percent. Democrats now also lead Republicans in the generic ballot 46 to 45.
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday March 22, 2011 4:16 pm|
A new poll of 50 battleground Congressional districts, conducted by Democracy Corps, finds Democrats likely to make solid gains in the 2012 election cycle
|By: Jon Walker Thursday November 18, 2010 4:20 pm|
When all the House races are finally called, Democrats will have likely lost, on net, roughly 62 to 65 seats. It was a true Republican wave, and the results were worse than you would have expected, even considering the poor economic conditions and the fact that the President’s party tends to lose seats in the first midterm. In light of these huge losses, two big Democratic strategists, James Carville and Stan Greenberg, are pointing out that Obama’s messaging leading up to the election was utterly unhelpful to his party.
|By: Jane Hamsher Friday October 8, 2010 11:45 am|
The core message being delivered by the President actually persuades people to vote for Republicans over Democrats.