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Cook Political Report: Pearce still very likely to win CD2, but not a sure thing

Cook Political Report: Pearce still very likely to win CD2, but not a sure thing

The Cook Political Report made waves on Thursday when it moved 14 House races towards Democrats as a result of the government shutdown and the resulting shift in public opinion. One of those races is New Mexico’s 2nd Congressional District, where the electoral prognosticators moved it from “Solid R” to “Likely R.” This means that Republicans are still heavily favored to keep the seat — but it isn’t a sure thing any more. The Rothenburg Political Report … Read entire article »

Filed under: CD2, Featured

Silver: Udall second safest Dem Senator in 2014

Silver: Udall second safest Dem Senator in 2014

According to electoral predictions wizard Nate Silver, Tom Udall is among the safest Democrat Senators up for election in 2014. Silver listed Udall as only behind Rhode Island’s Jack Reed on list of most Democratic seats in his “initial snapshot” of the 2014 Senatorial elections. Other Senators that are among the safest seats are in Democratic bastions like Delaware (Chris Coons), Hawaii (Brian Schatz) and Illinois (Richard Durbin). Virginia’s Mark Warner is also put in there despite … Read entire article »

Filed under: Elections, Featured, Senate