Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) has officially prevailed in her uphill write-in re-election bid, with the AP calling her the victor against the official Republican nominee, Joe Miller.
En route back to Washington after a 10-day trip overseas, President Obama was introspective about his first two years in office. The president told reporters aboard Air Force One that he had an “obsessive focus” on policy and he will now “redouble” efforts to get back to his core principles. Obama said he “neglected” things that matter a lot to Americans in his rush to get major legislation passed. He […]
Editors note: Politisite did a story on Obama’s campaign finances in early 2008. We are sure Darrell Issa will also hold a hearing on why the Obama Campaign disconnected the address verification system on donations of less than 200 dollars during his campaign. Obama first stated he would accept public funding but later caved when the $85M was not enough to propagandize his message of fundamental change in government. Not […]
For political junkies of a certain age, it was a given that the House of Representatives would always be controlled by Democrats For political junkies of a certain age, it was a given that the House of Representatives would always be controlled by Democrats. They won the chamber in 1954 and held on for 40 years — more than twice as long as any party in American history had before. […]
Problem is two conflicting laws prevail. One says the name must be accurate and another says the intent of the voter should be considered. My last name is Milliron. If someone writer Milleron what would the intent of the vote be. The other law would eliminate that vote due to it not being written exactly as my last name. How is it possible to have two opposing laws on the books in Alaska? Could it be that no write in candidate has won since 1954?
So this is where we find ourselves, Murcowski… I meant Murkowski appears to have 89% of the write ins. Miller continues to hold on to the absentees which are mostly from Alaska Natives who are going significantly for Murkowski as she has supported many of the Natives initiatives and earmarks while in the Senate.
Politisite Political Projections for the House of Representatives called for a 53 +/- 4 which translated to +49-+57 gain for the GOP. Actual results were a bit higher at +61 seats. Our analysis beat most pollsters projections for this race.
In an earlier story we had mentioned that there were 32 African-Americans running under the Republican Banner during the 2010 Primary.
Although Most of the News has been about Florida’s Allen West and South Carolina’s Tim Scott, there are 12 other black GOP candidates looking to make history in this year’s midterms:
It’s an especially challenging year for dozens of Democratic incumbents. Here’s a quick rundown of the party’s most vulnerable members. AL-2: REP. BOBBY BRIGHT: The freshman has voted against key Democratic bills and even said he won’t vote for Nancy Pelosi as speaker, but in this GOP-leaning district, it still might not be enough to save him. AZ-5: REP. HARRY MITCHELL: The two-term Democrat faces a rematch with Republican David […]
In their latest look at House races around the country, The Hill sees the South slipping away from Democrats in a big way. Veterans like John Spratt in South Carolina, Allen Boyd in Florida, and Jim Marshall in Georgia face almost certain defeat, according to the new polling. With the big dogs dropping, the freshmen don’t have much of a chance, either: Nowhere are Democrats more clearly threatened with heavy […]
Former Hewlett-Packard boss Carly Fiorina, who’s running against Barbara Boxer for one of California’s U.S. Senate seats, has been hospitalized for an infection. The infection is related to reconstructive surgery from her treatment for breast cancer. Fiorina, a republican, canceled appearances set for Riverside and Coachella, but her campaign’s chief of staff said it would likely be a short stay in the hospital. “Carly is upbeat and her doctors expect […]