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U.S. Senate race

Rand Paul (wisely) hedges his bets

The occasionally-libertarian Republican night be thinking about 2016, but not the 2016 that others are: there’s a US Senate race in Kentucky that year for which he’ll again be running. That’s much better than focusing only on a presidential contest with a hundred shifting possibilities. Via Rand Paul to seek re-election in the Senate @…

Wisconsin: The State of the Race

There’s a new Marquette Law School Poll today, that shows a continuing double-digit lead for Obama over Romney, but a closer US Senate race between Baldwin and Thompson. It’s Obama 53, Romney 42; Baldwin 48, Thompson 44. A few quick impressions – 1. Obama still leads by eleven, on this poll, despite Ryan’s spot on…

The Baldwin-Thompson U.S. Senate Debate (9.28.12)

We’ve a competitive U.S. Senate race here in Wisconsin, between former Gov. Tommy Thompson and incumbent Rep. Tammy Baldwin. Recent polls show a Baldwin lead, but everyone in the state sees that this will be a close election on Nov. 6th. Here’s an assessment of this first debate, on overall impression, format, style, and substance.…