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.
Scozzafava’s departure is a blow to the establishment GOP. But the latest development in upstate New York’s special congressional race also means ‘outsiders’ clearly are viable in US politics.
Bratton, who ends his tenure at the LAPD this week, is credited for reinventing a police force once known for brutality and corruption, and bringing down crime to historic lows.
A pattern that has held in the Old Dominion since 1977 appears set to repeat: The party that won the White House the year before loses the Virginia governor’s race.
Corzine, the incumbent, is neck and neck with the Republican challenger in the New Jersey governor's race. Obama will make two appearances with Corzine Sunday.
Turnout of Obama voters at the New Jersey and Virginia governors' races next week will hold a clue to the 2010 midterms, said Rep. Chris Van Hollen at a Monitor breakfast.
Asters bloom for just a short time, but they're colorful signs of fall.
Toni Morrison's poignant tale of tragedy in 1920s Harlem.