The good news for the GOP comes in a new Gallup poll showing Republicans edging about Democrats ahead of 2010 — and independents breaking the elephants’ way:
Republicans have moved ahead of Democrats by 48% to 44% among registered voters in the latest update on Gallup’s generic congressional ballot for the 2010 House elections, after trailing by six points in July and two points last month…
…The Nov. 5-8 update comes just after Republican victories in the New Jersey and Virginia gubernatorial elections, which saw Republicans replace Democrats as governors of those states.
As was the case in last Tuesday’s gubernatorial elections, independents are helping the Republicans’ cause. In the latest poll, independent registered voters favor the Republican candidate by 52% to 30%. Both parties maintain similar loyalty from their bases, with 91% of Democratic registered voters preferring the Democratic candidate and 93% of Republican voters preferring the Republican.
The bad news? The GOP chairman continues to be an embarrassing panderer to left-wing interviewers out to smear conservatives as racists.
And grass-roots conservatives are not letting NY-23 go.
Here’s the latest round of rejected RNC/NRSC solicitation forms from readers.
From reader Brandon:
From reader Todd:
And from Roger B. Heh:
Townhall’s Jillian Bandes looks at a possible “Scozzafava repeat in California.”
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Republican leaders in a South Carolina county have censured their own U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham for working with Democrats on a climate bill and other legislation.
The Republican has often worked with Democrats in Congress, but Charleston County Chairwoman Lin Bennett says his work on climate legislation is the last straw.
The party resolution passed Monday says Graham has weakened the Republican brand. Bennett expects a similar resolution to be introduced at the state GOP convention next year.
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