In a special congressional election for New York's solidly Republican 26th District, the Democrat says her GOP foe would back Paul Ryan's plan to 'end Medicare.' The parties are taking notice.
Third-party candidates with 'tea party' support stand to siphon votes from Republicans in as many as 20 House races.
Huckabee, a 2008 GOP presidential candidate and social conservative, criticizes the selection process in NY-23 race, but sees room in party for liberal Republicans.
Routine recanvassing has narrowed Democrat Bill Owens's lead over Conservative Party candidate Doug Hoffman in the NY-23 House race. Uncounted absentee ballots could change the result – though that seems unlikely.
At least one GOP candidate is maneuvering to get an endorsement from former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, perhaps in a bid to prevent her influential nod from going elsewhere.
The renewed effort to field staunch conservatives in competitive districts is sure to backfire.
Look at the margins of victory, among other things, as the returns for Election Day November 2009 come in.
The Democrats could lose all ‘Big Three’ races on Election Day: the governor’s races in Virginia and New Jersey and the special election in New York for a House seat.