Monday, October 24th, 2016

No campaign exists in a vacuum. Larry Sabato’s Crystal Ball explains in two maps how the battle for the control of the US Senate changes. It’s a Trumpmare for the Republicans. Here is the current scenario: Now look at the map if Trump is the GOP nominee: And then it gets worse: Obviously, the map […]

Waukesha Freeman 10/8/2015 Page A6 Opinion Divided government limits Republicans Republicans should be wary of easy promises Senator Ron Johnson spoke at a recent Waukesha County Republican Party “Pints and Politics” gathering, this time in Sussex. The capacity-filled room listened to the senator give an informal talk about politics, Washington DC, and the importance of […]

Senator Minority Leader Mitch McConnell believes that no Democrat will fill Senator Judd Gregg’s seat if Gregg is appointed by President Obama to be Commerce Secretary. “Sen. Gregg has told me that if he were to take this appointment, it would not alter the make-up of the Senate in terms of the majority and the […]

At least Darling beat Wasserman, Coleman beat Al Franken in Minnesota, and Mitch McConnell won re-election in Kentucky. Print this entry