Posts Tagged ‘ 2008 congressional election ’

Alaska Star May Add Luster to Tarnished Senator

Sep 19th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Election 2008

Sarah Palin has spent most of this month out of state, campaigning with Senator McCain, and has endorsed neither Senator Stevens nor his opponent. But that has not stopped both candidates from trying to benefit from her enormous popularity in Alaska, which has only grown since she joined the McCain ticket.

Mississippi’s Ballot Trick

Sep 11th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Opinion

Defying state law, the Republican administration has decided to hide a hard-fought race for the United States Senate at the bottom of the ballot, where they clearly are hoping some voters will overlook it. Their proposed design is not only illegal. It shows a deep contempt for Mississippi’s voters.

Democrats Use a Personal Touch to Coax Voters in Congressional Races

Aug 18th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Election 2008

Trying to put their steep financial advantage over House Republicans to good use, House Democrats have initiated extensive voter contact programs to fortify their own candidates and simultaneously bolster Senator Barack Obama in areas where he might struggle with blue-collar voters.

Republicans in House at Risk in Northeast

Aug 14th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Election 2008

Republican Party’s challenges in the nine-state Northeast region are a reflection of what the party faces across the country as it is being forced to defend dozens of Congressional seats that are now considered competitive at a time when the party has limited financial resources, political analysts said.