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Arkansas elections 2014

For Mark Pryor, This Is Not His Father’s Arkansas

Can Pryor survive Arkansas’ new right-wing reality?

October 17, 2014

Midterm Roundup: GOP Surrenders In Michigan

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October 7, 2014

Midterm Roundup: An Attack Ad From Beyond The Grave

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September 24, 2014
Tom Cotton

Tom Cotton’s Bumbling Campaign Just Might Win

Tom Cotton has one saving grace in his bumbling Senate campaign: The cult of Fox News.

September 24, 2014

Midterm Roundup: Palin Returns

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September 23, 2014

Midterm Roundup: Another Plagiarism Scandal

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September 17, 2014

Republicans Appear In Position To Take Senate Control

By David Lightman, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Voters hate Washington, and they’ll get their chance to shake things up in November’s midterm elections. The big question is whether the Republicans can win control of the Senate while holding the House of Representatives, which would give them control of the entire Congress for the remaining […]

September 2, 2014

Obamacare, Beyond The Label

WASHINGTON — The Affordable Care Act was supposed to be a slam-dunk issue for the Republicans in this fall’s elections. Karl Rove told us so in April, writing that “Obamacare is and will remain a political problem for Democrats.” So how’s that Obamacare thing working out for the GOP? The most significant bit of election […]

August 25, 2014

Poll Roundup: Kentucky Senate Race Remains Close Ahead Of Fancy Farm

As the 2014 midterm elections draw closer, pollsters across the country will begin releasing masses of data and their predictions of who will control the House of Representatives, the Senate, and statehouses across the country. We’ll put those predictions in focus and provide a brief summary of key polls. Here’s our roundup from the week […]

August 1, 2014

Poll Roundup: Will Obamacare Hurt Democratic Candidates In November?

As the 2014 midterm elections draw closer, pollsters across the country will begin releasing masses of data and their predictions of who will control the House of Representatives, the Senate, and statehouses across the country. We’ll put those predictions in focus and provide a brief summary of key polls. Here’s our roundup from the week […]

July 11, 2014

Poll Roundup: Is McConnell Safe In Kentucky?

As the 2014 midterm elections draw closer, pollsters across the country will begin releasing masses of data and their predictions of who will control the House of Representatives, the Senate, and statehouses across the country. We’ll put those predictions in focus and provide a brief summary of key polls. Here’s our roundup from the week […]

May 30, 2014

Republican Establishment Faces Test In Tuesday’s Primaries

By David Lightman, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Mitch McConnell, the Senate’s most powerful Republican, will get his first big 2014 electoral test Tuesday as he faces a Tea Party challenger who’s trying to mobilize anti-incumbent sentiment. Kentucky’s Republican primary is the main attraction Tuesday, when six states will provide the biggest day of tests […]

May 19, 2014

Poll Roundup: Can Arkansas Stay Blue?

As the 2014 midterm elections draw closer, pollsters across the country will begin releasing masses of data and their predictions of who will control the House of Representatives, the Senate, and statehouses across the country. We’ll put those predictions in focus and provide a brief summary of key polls. Here’s our roundup from the week […]

May 16, 2014

New Senate Polls Offer 3 Lessons And Some Hope For Democrats

By David Lauter, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Three lessons jump out from the latest round of polling on key U.S. Senate races. First, just as Democrats have been saying, their endangered incumbent in Arkansas, Sen. Mark Pryor, is doing better than analysts in Washington had believed. By 47 percent to 38 percent, registered voters […]

April 23, 2014

Poll Roundup: Pryor Hangs Tough

As the 2014 midterm elections draw closer, an avalanche of polling data will emerge on the key races that will decide who controls the House of Representatives, the Senate, and statehouses across the country. What follows is a brief summary of some key polls from the week of April 13: Arkansas Senator Mark Pryor (D-AR) […]

April 18, 2014

Poll Roundup: Shaheen Is In The Driver’s Seat

As the 2014 midterm elections draw closer, an avalanche of polling data will emerge on the key races that will decide who controls the House of Representatives, the Senate, and statehouses across the country. What follows is a brief summary of some key polls from the week of April 6: New Hampshire Former Massachusetts senator […]

April 11, 2014