Since the bridge scandal I can’t see how Gov. Chris Christie makes a case to top donors, campaign workers, politicians, and activists about why they should get behind him early. Their support is critical for building an effective campaign team.
|By: Jon Walker Thursday April 26, 2012 8:41 am|
Several months ago many of the economic indicators were showing improvement, albeit very small and insufficient to make up for the depth of our current crisis. The important thing politically was it at least looked like things were moving in the right direction, which is critical for an incumbent President heading into an election. In the past month, though, there are signs that any growth we were experiencing has potentially stalled.
|By: Jon Walker Friday October 22, 2010 12:30 pm|
While there is no doubt the GOP will make big gains on election night, the plausible range of pickups is incredibly wide. Depending on if the national mood breaks one way or another, dozens of seats could be won or lost by very narrow margins.
With that in mind, here are 98 hotly contested races that Firedoglake will be watching closely over the next 10 days. . . and in the case of a few of them, maybe even longer than that.
|By: Laura Flanders Wednesday May 28, 2008 5:03 pm|
A chat about inside/outside electoral strategy and reality. This, and the full hour of GRITtv: Hillary and the RFK flap, Iraqi insurgency “Meeting Resistance”, Dr. Dahlia Wasfi, and Stop The Clash of Civilizations from Avaaz.org