Portman Wins in OH Sen; NC, WV Too Early to Call

By: Tuesday November 2, 2010 4:53 pm

Rob Portman has won the Senate race in Ohio over Lee Fisher. Portman, the former OMB Director under George W. Bush, was widely expected to win. Fisher handed his entire war chest at the end of the race to the Ohio Dem Party for GOTV efforts and went dark on television.

The OH-Gov race between Ted Strickland and John Kasich, on the other hand, is too close to call. That extra money could come in handy. Sherrod Brown is very encouraged and “confident” that Strickland will pull it out there, which would be enormous. I’m looking into information on the Attorney General’s race there; it’s a key race for the future of the foreclosure fraud investigation, with hard-charging incumbent Democrat Richard Cordray against former Republican Senator Mike DeWine.

 

Elaine Marshall, Senate Candidate in North Carolina, Calls for Alan Simpson’s Firing

By: Thursday August 26, 2010 3:35 pm

Today’s the day of Democrats calling for firings, I guess. On top of Tom Perriello wanting Tim Geithner to step down, Elaine Marshall, the Senate candidate who is close to even in polls against Republican incumbent Richard Burr in North Carolina, announced in a speech today that Alan Simpson should resign as co-chair of the deficit commission.

Primaries in Indiana, Ohio, North Carolina Decided Tonight

By: Tuesday May 4, 2010 4:00 pm

Welcome! The biggest primary day of the 2010 midterm elections so far kick off tonight. Polls close in all of Indiana by 7:00pm ET (some areas have already seen the polls close), and at 7:30pm ET, the polls will close in Ohio and North Carolina.

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