Nearly half of today’s voters say they would like to see President Obama run for reelection in 2012, according to a new poll.
Election 2010 has no shortage of nail-biters. According to The Cook Political Report, eight Senate races and – amazingly – 17 gubernatorial races remain toss-ups. While this list leaves off a few of those (the Senate races in Washington, Alaska, and Kentucky, for instance), here’s what’s going on in 10 of the closest statewide elections:
Florida gubernatorial hopefuls Rick Scott and Alex Sink spent most of their Monday night debate hurling insults at one another.
As the election Tuesday approaches, President Obama is increasing his rhetoric against the GOP party, though numbers still look grim for the Democrats.
Rhode Island's gubernatorial candidate, Frank Caprio, unleashed a salty outburst after learning President Obama was not going endorse him in the Nov. 2 balloting.
Democrats are looking at early voting data from several key states and suggesting that Election Day might not be too bad for them. But experts say the data are unclear.
President Obama won't be endorsing Frank Caprio, the Democrat running for Rhode Island governor, and the candidate didn't hold back in a radio spot Monday morning.
More independent voters are siding with Republican candidates over the Democrats, a recent poll shows. The lackluster economic recovery and dislike of the health-care reform law are two reasons.
Polls now show that Republicans will gain control of the House of Representatives. As President Obama campaigns for Democrats, he says he can work with the GOP after the Nov. 2 elections.