Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Arkansas, and Oregon Primary Thread – Part 1

By: Tuesday May 18, 2010 3:55 pm

Tonight is a primary night with elections in Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Arkansas and Oregon.

PA Sen: Sestak to Win? Leads Specter by Nine Points in New Poll

By: Friday May 14, 2010 9:26 am

With Pennsylvania’s May 18 primary fast approaching, more and more signs indicate a come-from-behind Joe Sestak victory over incumbent Republican-turned-Democrat Arlen Specter — including the most positive poll result for Sestak so far.

Election 2010: Indiana, Ohio, North Carolina Primary Updates

By: Tuesday May 4, 2010 6:25 pm

More election news–updated throughout the evening.

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.

Feeling the Heat From Afghanistan (Part 2): Lame Duck Incumbents

By: Tuesday April 13, 2010 9:42 am

In this political climate, it’s not safe to support the war. Whether it’s a mainstay facing a primary challenge like Harman or a lame duck on the way out the door like Delahunt, if they can’t join the mainstream and move to end the war, their reputation is toast. This is the choice politicians are facing in 2010. Either they’re with the mainstream American opinion, or they’re supporting the killing of civilians and the incipient cover-up and escalation of violence.

Late Late Night FDL: Step Down Lynn Woolsey

By: Monday March 15, 2010 10:00 pm

I can’t help thinking the primary deadline may have passed, but it is not at all too late for an Independent to step in, because there are going to be a lot of pissed off, pro-choice women in Marin County.

Accountability Now Targets Jim Cooper for Primary Challenge

By: Friday September 25, 2009 7:45 am

Jim Cooper is out of step with his district. Barack Obama won 56% of the vote in 2008 to John McCain’s 43%, so the typical Blue Dog trumpet that their corporatist-friendly vote is necessary to hold office in a heavily Republican district just doesn’t apply.

We’re launching a blog today, Cooper Uncovered, which will chronicle Cooper’s exploits on a daily basis.

Extended Democratic Primary: Disaster For Republicans

By: Thursday April 24, 2008 12:00 pm

Although I’ve expressed concern in the past that the public is absorbing their opinion of McCain from a fawning press and it’s hard to get any traction on him, I don’t think the extended primary is to blame. And like Digby, I don’t think the situation would be a whole lot better if the primary came to an end:

To me, this primary is actually a good thing for the fall.

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