New Hampshire election results 2010: Ayotte, Hodes, Shea-Porter, Kuster

Popular GOP Sen. Judd Gregg is retiring, but his chosen successor, Kelly Ayotte, struggled to beat a conservative primary challenger. Yet she became one of the few establishment Republicans to survive a bruising first round and has held a solid lead in the general election over Democratic Rep. Pa… Read the full story from The […]

Montana Election 2010

Montana features only one race this cycle, the reelction bid of Republican Denny Rehlberg. Read the full story from The Washington Post”

DeLay money laundering trial gets underway

AUSTIN – Tom DeLay took part in a scheme to illegally channel corporate money into Texas legislative races to strengthen his power and influence, prosecutors said Monday in opening statements of the former House majority leader’s money laundering trial. Read the full story from The Washington Post”

Rhode Island election results 2010: Caprio vs. Chafee vs. Robitaille

The governor’s race in Rhode Island got a late-breaking dose of color in October, when Democrat Frank Caprio, the state’s general treasurer, suggested President Obama could “shove it” because he declined to endorse Caprio. Obama withheld his backing as a courtesy to Lincoln Chafee, the former Rep… Read the full story from The Washington Post”

Maine election results 2010: Mitchell vs. LePage vs. Cutler

Maine’s independent-minded spirit is alive and well in this year’s three-way race to succeed term-limited Democratic Gov. John Baldacci. Waterville Mayor Paul LePage, a tea party favorite who won a seven-way GOP primary, has held a slim lead over Democratic state Senate President Libby Mitchell. … Read the full story from The Washington Post”

Idaho Election 2010

Idaho features several interesting races this cycle, none more so than the reelection battle being waged by Rep. Walt Minnick against Paul Labrador. Read the full story from The Washington Post”

Colorado Election 2010

Colorado features several fascinating races this cycle, and after solid electoral gains by Democrats over the past three elections the tide seems to be trending back towards the GOP. Read the full story from The Washington Post”

Republicans could control redistricting too

Republicans could control redistricting too

The Republicans’ expected gains next week go way beyond Congress. The GOP could capture new Senate or House majorities in a dozen to 18 states — along with critical new power to redraw district maps and influence elections for a decade to come. Three of the biggest prizes are New York, Ohio and Pennsylvania. All […]