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New Print Edition: New House, Senate, & Gubernatorial Ratings

October 13, 2006 · 4:36 PM EDT

The new October 13, 2006 print edition of the Rothenberg Political Report is on its way to subscribers. The new ratings are available online, but for the full explanation and analysis, you must subscribe to the print edition.

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2006 Senate Ratings

October 13, 2006 · 4:20 PM EDT
2006 Rothenberg Political Report
Senate Ratings


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. Current Rothenberg Political Report projection: Democratic gains…

2006 House Ratings

October 13, 2006 · 3:47 PM EDT
2006 Rothenberg Political Report
House Ratings


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. Current Rothenberg Political Report projection: Democratic gain of…

2006 Ballot Measures: A National Scorecard

October 11, 2006 · 12:05 AM EDT

By the numbers, 2006 will have more initiatives on the ballot than any year except for 1996 and 1914. Here is a rundown of what voters will be puzzling over in the voting booth on Election Day.

SOCIAL ISSUES

Once again, some of the hottest issues on the ballot this year address social issues. The…

The Bankruptcy Double-Standard

October 10, 2006 · 12:02 AM EDT

In these final weeks running up to November 7, accusations are commonplace and the hypocrisy is thick.

“If Joy Padgett can’t even keep her business afloat, how can Ohio families trust her to manage their tax dollars in Congress?” asked a Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee spokesperson,…

How Can the Democrats NOT Win the House ... and the Senate?

by Stuart Rothenberg October 9, 2006 · 12:01 AM EDT

After looking at the news for the past 10 days or so, I have to wonder how Democrats can possibly fail in their efforts to take both the House and the Senate.

The national atmospherics don’t merely favor Democrats; they set the stage for a blowout of cosmic proportions next month.

No,…

How Can the Democrats NOT Win the House … and the Senate?

by Stuart Rothenberg October 9, 2006 · 12:01 AM EDT

After looking at the news for the past 10 days or so, I have to wonder how Democrats can possibly fail in their efforts to take both the House and the Senate.

The national atmospherics don’t merely favor Democrats; they set the stage for a blowout of cosmic proportions next month.

No, that’s…

New Print Edition: House Ratings & Updates and the Foley Scandal

October 6, 2006 · 3:19 PM EDT

The new October 6, 2006 print edition of the Rothenberg Political Report is on its way to subscribers. You can click here for our latest House rankings, but you must subscribe to the print edition to get the full analysis and explanations.

Foley Fallout: Not So Fast
By Stuart Rothenberg

I know that…

Poor New Hampshire? Don’t Bet Against the Granite State

by Stuart Rothenberg October 5, 2006 · 12:02 AM EDT

Seeking to add states with large minority populations into the Democratic presidential primary mix, the Democratic National Committee has added Nevada and South Carolina to the party’s early calendar.

Does this mean the demise of the New Hampshire primary and the dilution of the state’s…

State Legislative Races Outlook

October 4, 2006 · 12:01 AM EDT

Little has changed in the outlook for the state legislatures since the Rothenberg Political Report published its last rankings on July 7. The only ratings change is in the Alaska Senate, where allegations of corruption involving a number of politicians – including Senate President Ben Stevens, the…