If President Obama can hold on to Ohio, where he is currently favored to win, he only needs to capture one or two other swing states to get to 270 Electoral College votes.
|By: Attaturk Wednesday September 26, 2012 1:30 am|
Steve King has made innumerable racists, sexist, bigoted, homophobic and simply stupid statements in his career — sadly some of these statements have political support from his conservative base. But there is generally one area that even the far-right and far-left agree — naturally it isn’t about human beings, it is about dogs. Steve King is so dumb and thuggish he defends dog fighting.
|By: David Dayen Monday September 24, 2012 12:10 pm|
The guy Mitt Romney thinks he’s running against sounds fearsome. On a Sunday night conference call with voters in Iowa, Romney warned that President Obama is hell-bent on “forcing people to join unions that don’t want to.” Not only is this entirely false, but even the less-scary thing it’s based on doesn’t add up.
|By: Jon Walker Friday September 21, 2012 8:15 am|
For the past week basically every poll of a “swing state” has found President Obama with a solid lead over Mitt Romney, and a new set of NBC/WSJ/Marist polls are no different. The polling found Obama currently leads by more than the margin of error in Colorado, Iowa, and Wisconsin among likely voters.
|By: David Dayen Monday August 13, 2012 2:50 pm|
Republican lawmakers in rural farming communities were worried that they would have to go home to their districts empty-handed, without any tools to help farmers deal with this summer’s massive drought. They tried to sidestep this problem by passing, at the last possible minute, a bill to provide a year of drought relief to livestock producers. They could then blame the Senate for not following suit, even though the Senate had no chance to do so. This gambit isn’t working.
|By: Attaturk Wednesday July 25, 2012 1:30 am|
In the Spring of 2008 one year before the Iowa Supreme Court ruled that same sex marriage was a Constitutional right an analysis found that the State would see more than $5 million in additional revenue annually.
And with less than three-million people the state is small in comparison to the movements largest accomplishment in the aftermath, New York. The the economic impact is proportionately larger.
|By: Attaturk Monday July 16, 2012 1:30 am|
|By: David Dayen Thursday June 21, 2012 3:09 pm|
The big story today comes from Bloomberg, which tells a tale of the Romney campaign asking Florida Governor Rick Scott to downplay stories about economic recovery in his crucial swing state.
|By: Jon Walker Thursday May 31, 2012 7:15 am|
The presidential election is effectively tied in the swing states of Colorado, Iowa and Nevada according to the latest Marist/NBC News polls. President Obama is technically up by two in Nevada and one in Colorado but those small leads are within the margin of error.