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New Print Edition: House Outlook for 2006

August 25, 2006 · 3:33 PM EDT

The new August 25, 2006 print edition of the Rothenberg Political Report is on its way to subscribers. (Click here for subscription information.)

House Outlook For 2006

By Stuart Rothenberg

Our latest race-by-race review of Congressional districts around the country convinces us that a Democratic…

Pennsylvania Senate & Virginia Senate: New Numbers, Same Races

Stuart Rothenberg August 24, 2006 · 12:02 AM EDT

Well, there are new numbers out in both the Pennsylvania and Virginia Senate races, and to hear some of the spin, those races are starting to turn on their heads.

Here’s my advice: Don’t get carried away. The changes in both races are, so far, superficial. The fundamentals basically remain…

Connecticut Senate: Can Joe Lieberman Really Win?

August 21, 2006 · 12:02 AM EDT

When Connecticut Senator Joe Lieberman announced on primary night that he was going to run for reelection as an Independent, I was a little surprised. The closeness of the contest obviously encouraged supporters of the senator to think that he could win a three-way race, and the senator himself…

Nevada Governor: Primary Results Good for GOP

August 18, 2006 · 12:02 AM EDT

As expected, Rep. Jim Gibbons won the Republican gubernatorial nomination with 48% over state Sen. Bob Beers and Lt. Gov. Lorraine Hunt. State Senate Minority Leader Dina Titus won the Democratic primary convincingly, 53%-36%, over Henderson Mayor Jim Gibson. But her win makes a Democratic takeover…

Looking for a Big Message From Tuesday? There Ain’t One

Stuart Rothenberg August 17, 2006 · 12:01 AM EDT

Once again we are all scrambling to find an explanation — a dramatic trend or some big conclusion that can make us all feel insightful — from Tuesday’s primary results. Well, there isn’t much of one, despite what you may have read or heard.

As everyone who has taken a course on methodology…

2006 Governors Ratings

August 15, 2006 · 12:02 AM EDT
2006 Rothenberg Political Report
Governors Ratings
 

Races are listed by likelihood of a party switch. For race-by-race analysis and explanation of the ratings, you must be a subscriber to the print edition of the Rothenberg Political Report. For a subscription form, click here. Republicans…

New Print Edition: 2006 Gubernatorial Outlook

August 11, 2006 · 2:29 PM EDT
The new August 11, 2006 print edition of the Rothenberg Political Report is on its way to subscribers. (Click here for subscription information.)

2006 Gubernatorial Outlook

While House and Senate Democrats garner the bulk of the national media attention, many of the best Democratic opportunities this…

New Print Edition: 2006 Gubernatorial Outlook

August 11, 2006 · 2:29 PM EDT

The new August 11, 2006 print edition of the Rothenberg Political Report is on its way to subscribers. (Click here for subscription information.)

2006 Gubernatorial Outlook

While House and Senate Democrats garner the bulk of the national media attention, many of the best Democratic opportunities…

New York 24: Upstate New York’s Open Seat Remains a Democratic Target

Stuart Rothenberg August 10, 2006 · 12:02 AM EDT

While most of the residents of Cooperstown, N.Y., have been more interested in the Hall of Fame induction ceremony and the summer weather, Otsego County political junkies have been captivated by the developing race to fill the seat of retiring Rep. Sherwood Boehlert (R).

Boehlert, a moderate…

Congress is Full of Former B-List Candidates

August 9, 2006 · 12:02 AM EDT

According to Republicans, Democrats have a paltry list of B-List House challengers that will render them unable to take over the House. But let’s face it, you don’t always have to be a top tier candidate to get elected to Congress and there are dozens of members in office that prove the point.