Likely GOP Gov. victories in November could have big effect on redistricting

Mark Hemingway Washington Examiner 3/23/2010

Over at Real Clear Politics, Sean Trende takes a look at the electoral landscape for gubernatorial elections in the Midwest and sees the potential for the GOP to make some significant redistricting gains in Congress:

The biggest state-level prizes in the 2010 midterm elections will be a string of governor’s […]

Gap in health care law’s protection for children

Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar Associated Press 3/24/2010

WASHINGTON — Hours after President Barack Obama signed historic health care legislation, a potential problem emerged. Administration officials are now scrambling to fix a gap in highly touted benefits for children.

Obama made better coverage for children a centerpiece of his health care remake, but it turns out the letter […]

Dems fret: ‘Every state is in play’

By Manu Raju & Lisa Lerer 1/21/10

The Republican victory in Massachusetts has sent a wave of fear through the halls of the Senate, with moderate and liberal Democrats second-guessing their party’s agenda — and worrying that they’ll be the next victims of voters’ anger.

“If there’s anybody in this building that doesn’t tell […]

MA’s Scott Brown runs a new campaign ad

via Matt Margolis Hubpolitics December 30th, 2009

Margolis writes: Donate. Donate. Donate. Donate. Donate. Donate.

FEC puts Obama in a bind

by Kenneth P. Vogel 10/28/2009

The Federal Election Commission has presented the Obama administration with the choice between standing behind President Barack Obama’s campaign rhetoric or possibly threatening one of his pet causes – and maybe his reelection chances, not to mention highlighting his differences with his own lawyer, rumored to be under consideration […]

United States Senate elections, 2010


Elections to the United States Senate will be held on November 2, 2010, with at least 36 of the 100 seats in the United States Senate contested. Thirty-four of these are for six-year terms, beginning January 3, 2011. They will join Senate Class III, which traces its roots back to the Senators who […]