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June 2006

Nussle Campaign Accuses Culver Campaign Of "Plagiarizing"

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The gubernatorial campaign of Rep. Jim Nussle (R-IA) claims to have uncovered an instance of impolitic mimicry by opponent Chet Culver (D), IA's Sec/State.

Only In California...

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that a GOP incumbent Gov. could say something like this and not pay a price with the national Republican Party. In short, Arnold Schwarzenegger apparently said he would consider endorsing some of the Dem candidates for statewide office. Quick excerpt:

Hotline: Nussle First Outta The Gate

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Rep. Jim Nussle (R) goes up today in the Des Moines and Cedar Rapids markets with the first spot of the general election in what promises to be one of the most hotly contested GOV races in the country. Trying to frame the debate on Des Moines instead o

Ohio's Unconventional Governor's Race

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"Ohio's race for governor is a journey through the looking glass," the AP concludes. "The Democrat, Rep. Ted Strickland, is a rural, pro-gun minister, which could make him appealing to some Republicans. The Republican, Ohio Secretary of State Kenneth Blac

In Colorado, Holtzman Put Back on Ballot

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A judge ordered Colorado's secretary of state to put gubernatorial candidate Marc Holtzman (R) back on the Republican primary ballot, the Denver Post reports. Earlier this month, Holtzman was found to not have enough valid signatures to make the ballot.

Weld's Running Mate Donated to Spitzer

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William Weld's (R) "running mate in the race to be New York's next governor once donated money to Democratic candidate Eliot Spitzer's campaign," the AP reports. Chris Jacobs gave $250 to "Spitzer 2006" in July 2004, just after he entered the governor's r

April 2006

04.15.06 AR: In Arkansas, Beebe Maintains Lead

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In the Arkansas gubernatorial race, Attorney General Mike Beebe (D) increased his lead over Asa Hutchinson (R) by two points in a new Rasmussen Reports poll. The Democrat currently holds a 47% to 36% advantage in the race to succeed Gov. Mike Huckabee (R)

04.15.06 KS: In Kansas, Sebelius Widens Lead

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Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius (D) "has expanded her lead against two Republican challengers and, for the first time, moved above the 50% level of voter support,” according to a new Rasmussen Reports poll. Sebelius currently leads House Speaker Robin

04.17.06 CA: In California, Schwarzenegger Moves Ahead

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For the first time this year, California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) "has opened a significant lead over his Democratic challengers," a new Rasmussen Reports poll finds. Schwarzenegger leads Phil Angelides (D) by double digits, 49% to 36%. The candi

04.17.06 AL: In Alabama, Riley Maintains Lead Over Rivals

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In Alabama, the latest Rasmussen Reports poll in finds Gov. Bob Riley (R) leading Lt. Governor Lucy Baxley (D) by seven percentage points, 47% to 40%. He leads former Governor Don Siegelman (D) by 17 points. If former Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justic

CA: Hotline On Call: Angelides Brings Sasso Aboard

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According to a well placed CA Dem, Phil Angelides is bringing John Sasso on board for the remaining weeks of the GOV primary in an attempt to stop the slow freefall the one time frontrunner has experienced ever since Steve Westly started saturating the ai

Independent Enters Pa. Governor's Race - Yahoo! News

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HARRISBURG, Pa. - Democratic Gov. Ed Rendell and his likely GOP challenger, former football star Lynn Swann, got an independent challenger on Thursday for November's gubernatorial election. Russ Diamond, who created PACleanSweep to try to oust legislator

03.13.06: CA Gov.: Conservatives Go Easy on ‘King’ Schwarzenegger

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California Republican Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s re-election prospects slipped last fall after voters rejected four ballot initiatives he had strongly pushed. This led some to speculate that conservatives — wary of the ex-movie star’s moderate vie

04.07.06 CA: Dems' fight for governor gets fierce / Tight race pushes Angelides, Westly to take off the gloves

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What had been a sportsmanlike arm-wrestling match between two ambitious Democrats hoping to unseat Republican Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger began to officially morph into a hard-edged, nasty political grudge match this week. State Controller Steve Westly and

04.12.06 CA: Angelides on the attack again

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Democratic state Treasurer Phil Angelides stayed on the attack this morning, doing his level best to tie state Controller Steve Westly, his opponent in the primary for governor, to both Republican Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and President Bush. The topic d

04.11.06 MI: In Michigan, Gubernatorial Race Deadlocked

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In Michigan, the latest EPIC/MRA poll shows Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm (D) and rival Dick DeVos (R) tied at 43% among likely voters.

2006 Gubernatorial Races - Breakdown of Races

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Republicans have a 28 to 22 advantage in governorships -- unchanged from the 2004 election. However, of the 36 governorships in play, 22 (61%) are held by Republicans. In addition, eight (36%) Republican governors are not running for re-election, but only

NY Gov.: - GOP Primary Field Shrinks, But Discord Grows

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The withdrawal of an underdog candidate Monday trimmed the field of Republican candidates for governor of New York to two: former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld and Senate Minority Leader John Faso. But the dropout of Randy Daniels — New York’s former S

04.04.06 PA: Rendell's campaign war chest dwarfing Swann's

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Gov. Ed Rendell, with more than million in campaign cash, has a financial advantage of more than 10-to-1 over his Republican challenger, Lynn Swann. In the first three months of the year, the Democratic incumbent raised $3.4 million to the Republican'

AR: Hutchinson, Beebe Enter Governor's Race - Yahoo! News

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The two-week filing period, which marks the official kickoff of Arkansas' election season, ends Tuesday. Republican Gov. Mike Huckabee cannot seek a third four-year term because of term limits. Hutchinson portrayed his candidacy as an extension of Huck

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