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Bill Clinton will campaign for Nevada Senator Harry Reid…..Sharron Angle needs money…..And ditches the Tea Party stuff….

The ex-President trying to roll his successful pitch for Blanche Lincoln into some political capital for himself and the Democratic party will go to bat for the Senate Majority leader Reid…..

Meanwhile, it does seem that Reid’s opponent, Sharron Angle, has erased all the Tea Party stuff on her campaign site….and is trying to make her way back the middle of the GOP and fundraise…..

Interesting……

On Reid…..


Bill Clinton heads to Nevada next week to hold a campaign rally for Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV), the Las Vegas Review Journal reports.

“The announcement sends a clear message that Reid’s high powered Democratic friends will be spending plenty of time in Nevada in the next five months ahead of the Nov. 2 general election, helping boost the prospects of Reid, who isn’t very popular among Nevada voters these days.”

On Angle…..

Until just a few days ago, you could find Sharron Angle’s policy positions on her campaign website — even ones as controversial as pulling the country out of the United Nations, privatizing Social Security and abolishing the Energy and Education departments.

But no more.

In the aftermath of the tea party favorite’s crushing win Tuesday night in Nevada’s Senate Republican primary, her website has been scrubbed. Now there’s just one page, with one message: Donate to defeat the entrenched Senate majority leader, Harry Reid, in November.

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June 10, 2010 Posted by | Blogs, Breaking News, Counterpoints, Government, Media, Men, PoliticalDog Calls, Politics, Polls, Updates, Women | , , , | 6 Comments

Daniel……Evening Polling Summary for Thursday, June 3rd, 2010……

Hello Folks and Good Evening!

Yes, we do have some Evening Polls out tonight. Let’s get started.

Connecticut Governor:

Malloy (D)  44 %  ,  Foley (R)  35 %  (Rasmussen Reports Survey)
Malloy (D)  44 %  ,  Fedele (R)  28 %  (Rasmussen Reports Survey)
Foley (R)  38 %  ,  Lamont (D)  36 %  (Rasmussen Reports Survey)
Lamont (D)  43 %  ,  Fedele (R)  34 %  (Rasmussen Reports Survey)

Note:

I don’t how much I told “The Dog” that with Lamont Democrats would be losing CT Governor and with Malloy they would be winning CT-GOV. I think I’m right. I’m also aware of that Malloy actually beat Lamont at the CT Democratic State Convention.

NV-SEN GOP Primary:

Angle  34 %  ,  Lowden  25 %  ,  Tarkanian  24 %  (Research 2000 / Daily Kos)
Nevada Senate:

Reid (D)  43 %  ,  Angle (R)  37 %  ,  Ashjian (TP)  2 %  (Research 2000 / Daily Kos)
Reid (D)  42 %  ,  Lowden (R)  38 %  ,  Ashjian (TP)  2 %  (Research 2000 / Daily Kos)
Reid (D)  43 %  ,  Tarkanian (R)  39 %  ,   Ashjian (TP)  2 %  (Research 2000 / Daily Kos)

Note:

Well, I think this is what you get if you don’t put up an Top-Tier Challenger against a sitting Senate Majority Leader. ONCE and FOR ALL Republicans need to realize that all 3 GOP Candidates are nothing compared to current Senator John Thune (R-SD) who beat the last Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle (D-SD) in 2004. Thune had the EXPERIENCE running Statewide before only losing narrowly to Sen. Tim Johnson (D-SD). I think both Lowden and Angle are scewed against Reid. Tarkanian could make this a close Race I believe. Unfortunately Tark is unlikely to win the Primary.

NV-GOV GOP Primary:

Sandoval  48 %  ,  Gibbons  27 %  ,  Montandon  6 %  (Research 2000 / Daily Kos)

Nevada Governor:

R. Reid (D)  51 %  ,  Gibbons (R)  31 %  (Research 2000 / Daily Kos)
Sandoval (R)  51 %  ,  Reid (D)  41 %  (Research 2000 / Daily Kos)
R. Reid (D)  43 %  ,  Montandon (R)  40 %  (Research 2000 / Daily Kos)

IA-GOV GOP Primary:

Branstad  44 %  ,  Vander Plaats  29 %  ,  Roberts  12 %  (KCCI-TV / Research 2000)

Iowa Governor:

Branstad (R)  51 %  ,  Culver (D)  42 %  (KCCI-TV / Research 2000)
Culver (D)  43 %  ,  Vander Plaats (R)  42 %  (KCCI-TV / Research 2000)
Culver (D)  45 %  ,  Roberts (R)  35 %  (KCCI-TV / Research 2000)

IA-SEN DEM Primary:

Conlin  48 %  ,  Krause  13 %  ,  Fiegen  12 %  (KCCI-TV / Research 2000)

Daniel G.

WOW……Daniel G!…….DailyKos has Reid AHEAD of every Republican!……Did I read that right?
Oh, you gotta post up the polling stats for that race!…..
He, he, he…..Reid is NOW AHEAD……Oh, Boy!
And you wanted me to give up on these races!!!

The Dog

June 3, 2010 Posted by | Blogs, Breaking News, Counterpoints, Daniel G @ PolitcalDog, Government, Media, Men, PoliticalDog Calls, Politics, Polls, Projections, Updates, Women | , , , , | 6 Comments

Merlin Quickie……on Nevada….

BREAKING:

Are Senate Republicans close to land yet another Top Senate Recruit?

Congressional Quarterly as well as numerous News Outlets in Nevada claiming Lt. Governor Brian Krolicki (R) has scheduled a 3pm Conference Call where he will say if he runs for Reelection or Senate.

http://blogs.cqpolitics.com/eyeon2010/2010/02/krolicki-set-to-announce-2010.html

Update:……He’s not running……

http://www.lvrj.com/news/breaking_news/krolicki-won_t-run-for-u_s_-senate-84163572.html

February 11, 2010 Posted by | Breaking News, Government, Media, Men, Politics, Updates | , | 13 Comments

What's this?……State Republicans tell national GOP: Keep out……..Success also brings trouble…..

From The Hill.….

Republicans in Arkansas and Nevada are telling the national GOP to stay out of their races as a pair of well-known politicians show renewed interest in running for the Senate

In both states, a field of candidates had already been going at it for months. And not only that, the current candidates have shown leads over wounded Sens. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and Blanche Lincoln (D-Ark.).

The potential new GOP candidates — Arkansas Rep. John Boozman and Nevada Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki — are part of a recruiting surge that blossomed after Republican Scott Brown’s win in Massachusetts.

Former Nevada Gov. Bob List (R) told The Hill that he plans to call NRSC Chairman John Cornyn (Texas) to register his dismay.

“I’m going to encourage him to back off,” List said. “Krolicki would certainly not clear the field. All it will do is divide the party at the worst possible time.”

List said the committee hasn’t consulted the people it should have in Nevada.

“It really makes one wonder how they feel they can second-guess the people of Nevada on this,” he said. “People on the ground ought to be at least consulted.”

Sue Lowden’s campaign, which until now appeared to be the closest thing to an establishment favorite in the Nevada primary, also had some strong words for the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) and Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), who has publicly encouraged Krolicki to join the race.

“The NRSC didn’t recruit Sue Lowden, and no senator recruited her,” Lowden campaign manager Robert Uithoven said.

“While there are some United States senators trying to influence who runs, we can say that it is Nevada voters who will decide this primary.”

Such statements have been boilerplate for outsider candidates from Florida to California to New Hampshire, where they have accused national Republicans of running interference. The GOP fields in Arkansas and Nevada appear to be headed down a similar road.

Arkansas state Sen. Gilbert Baker (R) is the early favorite in his primary and has raised the most money. But he was forced to bat back rumors this week that he might run for the House rather than the Senate if Boozman gets in, as appeared likely Wednesday.

A source close to Baker’s campaign said the NRSC needs to evaluate what Boozman’s entry would entail.

“We feel very confident that Gilbert Baker is the strongest candidate in the race, and I would hope that NRSC can see that,” the source said. “If they are continuing to recruit candidates at this late of an hour, I would ask that they would look at how this affects candidates so close to the filing deadline.”

Recruiting candidates has been a sticky situation for the NRSC ever since its support — perceived or actual — for certain candidates led to some ugly showdowns with conservatives. The committee has been tiptoeing gingerly around the process ever since.

It insists it’s not picking sides with Krolicki or Boozman, but that hasn’t been the perception. A source close to Krolicki suggested, whatever the public pronouncements, the NRSC would like Krolicki to get in.

“The NRSC does want him to run, but after Florida, they’re extremely gun-shy on primaries right now, especially one as volatile as this,” the source said. “We think the NRSC would prefer to have him in, and McCain’s endorsement is evidence of it.”

NRSC spokesman Brian Walsh said the committee is leaving things up to the voters and not getting behind any one candidate.

“Multiple Republican candidates in both races are capable of defeating them in November, and the NRSC is not endorsing in either of these races,” Walsh said.

— A.B.

The Dog has pointed out to Merlin …that Scott Brown’s election will cut two ways…..While Brown has shaken up the democrats…..the election of moderate Republicans is a precursor to an internal fight within the GOP…..In Florida Governor Crist is being thrown under the bus by a conservative…that will not happen in a lot of districts and states where GOP candidates cannot move to the right for fear that the democrats will nail them……

As with the democratic election of Barack Obama…sucess bring problems with it……

January 28, 2010 Posted by | Blogs, Breaking News, Government, Media, Men, PoliticalDog Calls, Politics, Updates, Women | , , , , | 2 Comments

What’s this?……State Republicans tell national GOP: Keep out……..Success also brings trouble…..

From The Hill.….

Republicans in Arkansas and Nevada are telling the national GOP to stay out of their races as a pair of well-known politicians show renewed interest in running for the Senate

In both states, a field of candidates had already been going at it for months. And not only that, the current candidates have shown leads over wounded Sens. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and Blanche Lincoln (D-Ark.).

The potential new GOP candidates — Arkansas Rep. John Boozman and Nevada Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki — are part of a recruiting surge that blossomed after Republican Scott Brown’s win in Massachusetts.

Former Nevada Gov. Bob List (R) told The Hill that he plans to call NRSC Chairman John Cornyn (Texas) to register his dismay.

“I’m going to encourage him to back off,” List said. “Krolicki would certainly not clear the field. All it will do is divide the party at the worst possible time.”

List said the committee hasn’t consulted the people it should have in Nevada.

“It really makes one wonder how they feel they can second-guess the people of Nevada on this,” he said. “People on the ground ought to be at least consulted.”

Sue Lowden’s campaign, which until now appeared to be the closest thing to an establishment favorite in the Nevada primary, also had some strong words for the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) and Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), who has publicly encouraged Krolicki to join the race.

“The NRSC didn’t recruit Sue Lowden, and no senator recruited her,” Lowden campaign manager Robert Uithoven said.

“While there are some United States senators trying to influence who runs, we can say that it is Nevada voters who will decide this primary.”

Such statements have been boilerplate for outsider candidates from Florida to California to New Hampshire, where they have accused national Republicans of running interference. The GOP fields in Arkansas and Nevada appear to be headed down a similar road.

Arkansas state Sen. Gilbert Baker (R) is the early favorite in his primary and has raised the most money. But he was forced to bat back rumors this week that he might run for the House rather than the Senate if Boozman gets in, as appeared likely Wednesday.

A source close to Baker’s campaign said the NRSC needs to evaluate what Boozman’s entry would entail.

“We feel very confident that Gilbert Baker is the strongest candidate in the race, and I would hope that NRSC can see that,” the source said. “If they are continuing to recruit candidates at this late of an hour, I would ask that they would look at how this affects candidates so close to the filing deadline.”

Recruiting candidates has been a sticky situation for the NRSC ever since its support — perceived or actual — for certain candidates led to some ugly showdowns with conservatives. The committee has been tiptoeing gingerly around the process ever since.

It insists it’s not picking sides with Krolicki or Boozman, but that hasn’t been the perception. A source close to Krolicki suggested, whatever the public pronouncements, the NRSC would like Krolicki to get in.

“The NRSC does want him to run, but after Florida, they’re extremely gun-shy on primaries right now, especially one as volatile as this,” the source said. “We think the NRSC would prefer to have him in, and McCain’s endorsement is evidence of it.”

NRSC spokesman Brian Walsh said the committee is leaving things up to the voters and not getting behind any one candidate.

“Multiple Republican candidates in both races are capable of defeating them in November, and the NRSC is not endorsing in either of these races,” Walsh said.

— A.B.

The Dog has pointed out to Merlin …that Scott Brown’s election will cut two ways…..While Brown has shaken up the democrats…..the election of moderate Republicans is a precursor to an internal fight within the GOP…..In Florida Governor Crist is being thrown under the bus by a conservative…that will not happen in a lot of districts and states where GOP candidates cannot move to the right for fear that the democrats will nail them……

As with the democratic election of Barack Obama…sucess bring problems with it……

January 28, 2010 Posted by | Blogs, Breaking News, Government, Media, Men, PoliticalDog Calls, Politics, Updates, Women | , , , , | 2 Comments

Senate Majority Chair Reid will have to start going home more often…….

The senator from Nevada is behind in the polls right now…..in the latest Mason-Dixon Poll,  things go like this……  Sue Lowden (R) leads Reid (D), 51% to 41%, while Danny Tarkanian (R) leads 48% to 41%……I would think that he would want Tarkanian to beat Lowden….so he he can get a race against him….there are actually nine republicans running for a shot at his seat right now….

Reid’s favorable rating is just 38%….and he needs to work on that, for next year…..

Politics 101…..All politics is local and never forget the one’s that sent you…….

December 4, 2009 Posted by | Media, Politics | , , , | 1 Comment