Obama and Casey are currently in the lead according to the latest Franklin & Marshall Poll. Obama is leading Romney 48%-36% and Casey is leading Smith 42%-21%. The numbers to watch in these races are the undecideds and independents. President Obama has led Mitt Romney in every Franklin & Marshall College Poll since August 2011 (see Figure [...]
State House of Representatives candidate Kenny Young says he won’t take a per diem if he’s elected. State lawmakers are entitled to $176 a day for each day they work on legislative business — money that is supposed to cover … Continue reading →
Senator Toomey talks economy and taxes on CNBC’s Power Lunch on June 6, 2012.
State Sen. Eric Stewart is taking issue with his Republican counterpart’s appearance at the ceremonial signing of legislation that reduces Tennessee’s sales tax on food. “The Congressman wants to be in the photo announcing bipartisan legislation for working Tennessee families … Continue reading →
Prominent charter school advocate Townes Duncan, who is the president of the board of directors for SouthComm, which owns the Nashville Scene and the Nashville City Paper, said the leadership of the city’s public schools is controlled by “forces of … Continue reading →
Winners The Grassley Brand Redistricting pitted incumbents Pat Grassley and Annette Sweeney against each other. Not only is Pat Grassley the Grandson of U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley, but the district included Senator Grassley’s home turf. Had the race between Grassley in Sweeney been waged anywhere else, Sweeney probably would have faired much, much better. It [...]
Country music fans are voters, too, and the nation’s top two vote-seekers will appeal to them – at least indirectly – during tonight’s CMT Music Awards broadcast, The Associated Press reports: NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Presidential elections are usually serious … Continue reading →