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  • Delaware Exit Polls: Castle Would Have Lost 2010 US Senate race

    12/27/2010 2:57:58 PM PST · by Moseley · 38 replies · 3+ views
    Delaware News Center ^ | December 27, 2010 | Jonathon Moseley
    Mike Castle would have lost the US Senate race in Delaware to Democrat Chris Coons, according to surprising exit polls by CNN in Delaware on election day, November 2, 2010. Contradicting theories advanced by Delaware Republican insiders, voters in Delaware on November 2 would have elected Democrat Chris Coons regardless of whether the Republican nominee were Mike Castle or Christine O’Donnell. The analysis places the focus on calls for systemic reforms of the Republican Party of Delaware. According to CNN: “despite pre-election polls that showed longtime Republican Rep. Mike Castle handily beating Coons in a hypothetical match-up, the voters who...
  • NJ Gov.: Delaware 'missed opportunity' for Senate

    11/07/2010 10:54:51 AM PST · by Perdogg · 88 replies
    AP ^ | 11.07.10
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says the Senate race in Delaware was "a missed opportunity" for his fellow Republicans to pick up the seat long held by Democrat Joe Biden.
  • Tea Party darling Christine O'Donnell lands book deal and reality show offers after LOSINGSenate rac

    11/07/2010 1:32:39 PM PST · by Justaham · 67 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 6 November 2010
    She may have lost the Delaware Senate race but Christine 'I am not a witch' O'Donnell has no plans to leave the public eye. Appearing on Bill O'Reilly's Fox News show Friday night O'Donnell talked about her many offers. She confirmed she plans to write a book and said she's received multiple television offers. 'We have a lot of opportunities,' she told O'Reilly. 'We're meeting with different publishers today so definitely a book deal.' She's also contemplating a possible television show, saying she had been offered a commentary show as well as reality show offers. But unlike Sarah Palin, who...
  • Tea Party gets foothold in Congress

    11/03/2010 4:05:08 AM PDT · by mdittmar · 13 replies
    UPI ^ | Nov. 3, 2010 | UPI
    The Tea Party, which didn't exist two years ago, came out of the 2010 midterm elections as an influential force in contemporary American politics. The movement, which is not, strictly speaking, a formal political party, finished with a mixed win-loss record in congressional and gubernatorial races -- posting victories over established, veteran political figures while losing some of its higher profile contests -- including U.S. Senate races in Nevada and Delaware.One of the movement's highest priorities was to defeat Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada, but he rode a larger than expected turnout -- particularly among Latino voters --...
  • Christine O'Donnell,Tea Party candidate,confident she'll beat Chris Coons in Delaware Senate race

    11/02/2010 11:56:42 AM PDT · by smoothsailing · 70 replies · 1+ views
    New York Daily News ^ | 11-2-2010 | Nina Mandell
    Christine O'Donnell, Tea Party candidate, confident she'll beat Chris Coons in Delaware Senate raceBy Nina Mandell Daily News Staff Writer Tuesday, November 2nd 2010, 1:03 PM Delaware Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell trails her opponent by double digits in the latest poll, but appears nothing but confident heading into Election Day. Hours before polls opened in Delaware, the Tea Party candidate said she was encouraged by a rally for her rival Chris Coons in downtown Wilmington headlined by Vice President Joe Biden that attracted what she deemed an unenthusiastic turnout. "VP Biden comes to DE, stumps for my opponent, and only...
  • O'Donnell: NRSC didn't help me

    11/02/2010 3:33:19 PM PDT · by FTJM · 43 replies
    Politico ^ | 11/2/10 | Andy Barr
    Delaware Republican Senate nominee Christine O’Donnell complained Monday night that the National Republican Senatorial Committee did not give her the resources she needed to win. O’Donnell credited Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele for being supportive of her candidacy, but told Fox News’s Greta Van Susteren that the NRSC hasn’t provided enough help. “Michael Steele has come to Delaware and campaigned for us,” O’Donnell said. “The RNC has been very supportive. “I would have liked it if the NRSC had done something,” she added. “My opponent is horrible on so many issues. He stands to personally make millions from cap...
  • Outrage!… O’Donnell Wins Independents But Not Enough Republicans to Win Delaware

    11/02/2010 6:41:34 PM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 196 replies
    gatewaypundit ^ | Tuesday November 2, 2010
    Thanks Karl Rove. Thanks Mike Castle. Thanks GOP elites. Conservative Christine O’Donnell carried the tea party voters. She bested the bearded Marxist with independents. But, she did not carry enough REPUBLICANS to win in Delaware tonight. What an absolute shame.
  • Fox: Chris Coons has beaten Christine O’Donnell in DE Senate Seat

    11/02/2010 5:14:30 PM PDT · by jern · 307 replies
  • O'Donnell Heads for Home Stretch (Turnout,the Smear, and the Palin factor)

    10/29/2010 8:56:03 AM PDT · by Brices Crossroads · 59 replies
    Vanity | 10/29/2010 | Brices Crossroads
    I have been following this race closely since before the Primary, which is probably why I am more bullish on Christine O'Donnell's prospects than many Freepers are. There are several reasons. I. Turnout As nearly everyone who has ever watched an offyear election closely has observed, this election will be determined by turnout, that is: Who shows up to vote? The evidence overwhelmingly suggests that the GOP turnout advantage this year will likely be the largest in over a century, much larger than in 1994. Gallup estimates not only that the electorate will be 55-40% GOP and GOP leaning independents,...

    10/31/2010 8:47:18 PM PDT · by Moseley · 17 replies
    Christine O'Donnell Senate Campaign | October 31, 2010 | Christine O'Donnell
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OCTOBER 31, 2010 Important Broadcast Tonight Who is Christine O’Donnell? Why do Delawareans say they need her in the US Senate? Tune in to Channel 28 tonight,October 31st, at 11:30 for a real look at the unconventional campaign that has touched Delawareans like no other. Hear what real Delawareans are saying then make up your own mind and vote on November 2. This half hour event will be rebroadcast at 10am and 3pm on Monday, November 1st and Tuesday, November 2. O’Donnell 30-Minute Television Ad to Air Tonight Wilmington, DE – The Senate campaign of Christine O’Donnell...
  • Christine O'Donnell 30 Minute Ad Airs Tonight 11:30 P.M. EDT on Ch. 28; 10 A.M. & 3 P.M. Monday)

    10/31/2010 7:43:20 PM PDT · by kristinn · 27 replies
    via Twitter ^ | Sunday, October 31, 2010 | Christine O'Donnell
    Channel 28, Sun at11:30pm - real look at what is happening in Delaware. Watch it before you cast your vote. Rebroadcast 10am and 3pm Mon.
  • Fox News Alert- Christine O'Donnell narrows gap- Christine O’Donnell on now TPX rally in Delaware!!

    10/31/2010 1:52:39 PM PDT · by kcvl · 188 replies
    Christine O'Donnell narrows gap...
  • Praying for Miss O’Donnell

    10/30/2010 4:23:05 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 42 replies
    American Catholic ^ | October 30th, 2010 | Joe Hargrave
    Praying for Miss O’Donnell by Joe HargraveAs I have indicated, I will be happy when dozens of Democrats are swept out of office on Tuesday, and happier still to have played some small part with my vote. Of all the Tea Party challengers, there is one in particular for whom I am praying for victory, and that is Christine O’Donnell. The victory of this outspoken woman who has made no secret of her Christian faith would be icing on the cake as far as I’m concerned. This is all the more true in light of the “Gawker” scandal that has erupted...
  • Poll shows Dem's lead widening in Del. Senate race (O'Donnell losing ground)

    10/28/2010 9:28:03 AM PDT · by tlb · 179 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Oct. 28, 2010 | Ben Evans
    WILMINGTON, Del. -- Despite a spate of television ads aimed at reintroducing her to voters, Republican Senate hopeful Christine O'Donnell of Delaware has failed to chip away at Democratic nominee Chris Coons' strong lead, according to a new poll. She even may be going backward. The survey released Thursday from Fairleigh Dickinson University-PublicMind shows Coons holding a commanding 21-point lead, with 57 percent of likely voters saying they will vote for him compared to just 36 percent for O'Donnell. O'Donnell trailed by 17 points in a similar Fairleigh Dickinson poll released earlier this month. Cassino said O'Donnell, a tea party...
  • Crossing party lines in DE Senate race (Dems for O'Donnell)

    10/27/2010 7:06:17 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 81 replies
    WDEL 1150AM-NewsTalk Radio ^ | 10-27-2010 | Amy Cherry
    Wednesday, October 27, 2010 - 5:53pm Crossing party lines in DE Senate raceBy Amy Cherry A group of Democrats say they're throwing their support behind Republican Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell because their party has betrayed them. Jim McCulley is a small business owner. He's been a registered Democrat his whole life, but this time he's voting Republican by casting a ballot for O'Donnell in next week's election. I've become very disillusioned with partisan politics, and the thing that I really like best about Christine is that she doesn't have the endorsement of her party or any party. She's going to...
  • Coons Camp Hoping Sarah Palin will campaign for Christine O’Donnell (Arrogance Alert)

    10/26/2010 3:59:44 PM PDT · by Brices Crossroads · 44 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 10/26/2010 | Jeff Winkler
    Who does Delaware Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Chris Coons want campaigning in Delaware? Sarah Palin, of course. Facing attention-grabbing Republican candidate Christine O’Donnell, the Coons campaign sent an e-mail to supporters Tuesday wondering aloud why the matriarch of the “Mama Grizzlies” hadn’t yet fulfilled a promise to campaign for the struggling candidate. “The Delaware Republican Party turned its back on O’Donnell. Then the National Republican Senatorial Committee turned off their support,” read the letter. “Sarah Palin’s absence in Delaware is a sign that she is set to do the same?” Far from a rhetorical question, the Coons campaign seems eager...
  • Democrats at DEFCON 1: Is Christine O’Donnell now leading in internals?

    10/26/2010 3:25:39 PM PDT · by truthfreedom · 164 replies · 2+ views
    HillBuzz ^ | 10/26/10 | hillbuzz
    ... But, Democrats are ferociously attacking CoD as hard as they attacked Scott Brown in Massachusetts. If she is so far behind, what is the point in beating up on this woman? This is anecdotal, but I think I know why they are doing this…jusr like with Hottie McAwesome there are internals showing O’Donnell ahead. Today I talked to a friend ftom Team Hillary who is a big Dem fundraiser. He told me that for the last week or so the DNC has been at DEFCON 1 leaning HARD on the rainmakers because they are terrified of a CoD win...
  • Du Pont Endorses O'Donnell

    10/25/2010 9:55:45 AM PDT · by smoothsailing · 38 replies · 1+ views
    National Review ^ | 10-25-2010 | Katrina Trinko
    Du Pont Endorses O'Donnell by Katrina TrinkoOctober 25, 2010 Former Delaware governor Pete Du Pont has endorsed Republican senate candidate Christine O’Donnell.   Du Pont recently wrote about the race in the Wall Street Journal, saying “On Election Day the question is: Who will help correct the negative policies that have hurt our nation over the past few years? One of the candidates supports almost all of them; the other favors policies that would make us more successful in the future.”  “I am honored and humbled to receive Governor du Pont’s endorsement in the race for the U.S. Senate, and...
  • Down the home stretch - The final Push(Add your candidates here)

    10/24/2010 7:10:16 PM PDT · by RedMDer · 37 replies
    Vanity | 10-24-2010 | self
    This is it. The final push. The most important election of our lifetimes. Please do everything you can to get your candidates elected. Mine are listed here with links to their sites. Please add your candidates here!
  • New Poll Has Christine O'Donnell Within 6%

    10/24/2010 12:07:52 PM PDT · by rob777 · 115 replies
    Tea Party Express E-Mail | 10/24/2010 | Tea Party Express
    I got the following e-mail from the Tea Party Express and wondered if others had heard of a poll showing Christine this close. Stunning news to report today, fellow patriots. A brand new poll has Christine O'Donnell surging to within 6% of her Democrat challenger, Chris Coons. This late-in-the-campaign surge replicates her surge in the polls in the GOP primary, when everyone had written her off and said she could never win. She proved the so-called "experts" wrong before and she seems poised to do so again! With just 10 days left until Election Day, we would love nothing more...
  • O'Donnell Asks NRSC for More Money

    10/18/2010 3:34:47 PM PDT · by IbJensen · 58 replies
    The New American ^ | 10/18/2010 | Raven Claybaugh
    With Delaware’s Democratic Senatorial candidate Chris Coons maintaining a commanding lead over his Republican counterpart Christine O’Donnell, the Tea Party favorite cannot help but turn to the National Republican Senatorial Committee for more help. What’s ironic, according to ABC News, however, is that O’Donnell’s message to the national GOP is “strangely mixed,” as she is both fighting them and asking for their help. ABC News reports, “At the debate at the Wilmington, Delaware Rotary Club, O’Donnell ended her closing statement not with a message of party unity, but with one of defiance: ‘If you want a senator who has had...
  • Meghan McCain: O'Donnell seen as 'nut job' (Meghan McCain attacks Tea Party)

    10/17/2010 8:28:03 AM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 143 replies
    Politico ^ | 2010-10-17 | Abby Phillip
    “Dirty, Sexy Politics” author Meghan McCain slammed Delaware Republican Senate candidate Christine O’Donnell on ABC's “This Week” on Sunday, calling her candidacy “scary.” "I speak as a 26-year-old woman, and my problem is that, no matter what, Christine O'Donnell is making a mockery of running for public office," McCain told host Christiane Amanpour. "She has no real history, no real success in any kind of business." McCain said that O'Donnell's lack of experience sends the wrong message to her generation that “one day you can just wake and run for Senate, no matter how [much of] a lack of experience...

    09/13/2010 7:26:30 PM PDT · by U of IL Conservative · 12 replies
    Midwest Regional College Republicans ^ | September 3, 2010 | Scott Schneider
    Like any other conservative running in 2010, Christine O'Donnell hopes that a November 2 victory signals the end of a damaging era in American Politics. For Christine; however, there is an added weight to the occasion. . .she would be the winner of an open race that could throw the Democrat's plans for a lame-duck counteroffensive into a tailspin. Christine is running for Vice President Joe Biden's open Senate seat in Delaware. Because Biden has vacated his term, her reign as Republican Senator would begin immediately on November 3 and the Senate make-up now at 59 Democrats, generally filibuster proof,...
  • Coons (D) - O'Donnell (R) Debate thread 7:30pm EDT CNN

    10/13/2010 3:35:20 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 835 replies
    10.13.10 | Perdogg
    Coons (D) - O'Donnell (R) Debate thread 7:30pm EDT CNN .
  • Watch Christine Tonight "On the Record" with Greta Van Susteren 10:00 pm EST

    10/11/2010 7:09:02 PM PDT · by DelaWhere · 45 replies · 1+ views
    email ^ | 10/11/10 | Email
    Republican nominee for U.S. Senate Christine O’Donnell will be a guest on Fox News Channel’s “On the Record” with host Greta Van Susteren tonight, Oct. 11. The shows airs at 10 p.m. EST. Please check local listings.
  • Fairleigh Dickinson poll: Coons 53, O’Donnell 36

    10/06/2010 5:50:04 PM PDT · by WebFocus · 45 replies
    Hotair ^ | 10/06/2010 | Allahpundit
    There are actually two polls out today, one from FDU and the other from the University of Delaware showing Coons up 19, but the latter is a poll of … randomly selected Delaware adults. Why on earth would anyone spend good money to survey a sample as broad as that at this point in the campaign? We’re less than 30 days from the election, boys; from now on, it’s likely voters or bust.FDU did confine its own poll to likelies, though. The last survey of likely voters in Delaware was by Rasmussen on September 26 and showed Coons up just...
  • BEHIND THE NOISE: Meet Christine O'Donnell: Speeches and TV appearances

    09/28/2010 11:25:17 AM PDT · by Moseley · 13 replies
    2008 Campaign Manager for Christine O'Donnell, Jon Moseley ^ | September 27, 2010 | Jonathon Moseley
    Collection of Speeches and Television Appearances by my friend Christine O'Donnell, Republican nominee for US Senate in Delaware. Meet Christine O'Donnell U.S. Senate: Should You Decide for Yourself? Do you form your own opinions? Want the facts? I dare you! WATCH THESE VIDEOS of Christine O'Donnell Speaking in Her Own Words Prepare to Become Christine's Biggest Fan! (an independent expenditure)
  • O'Donnell Didn't Dabble in Evolution?

    09/27/2010 7:25:20 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 28 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 9-27-10 | Jared H. McAndersen
    Here is Chris Coon's HBO campaign manager with another infomercial on Christine O'Donnell (See the video embedded at the original post here or on YouTube) Did Seth McFarlane say he would've "wrecked" her? Someone needs to remind him that "Family Guy" is just a cartoon. People watch it for the stupid jokes. Cartoons don't "wreck" people, sorry Seth. Even South Park doesn't actually "wreck" people, and Mr. Family Guy, you are no South Park. Want the ultimate proof cartoons don't wreck people? Barney Frank was elected to congress in spite of Elmer Fudd, Nancy Pelosi was elected in spite...
  • CNN to broadcast Delaware Senate debate Oct. 13

    09/21/2010 6:18:48 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 8 replies
    Delaware Senate candidates Chris Coons and Christine O'Donnell have accepted an invitation to debate on October 13. (CNN) - Delaware Senate candidates Christine O'Donnell (R) and Chris Coons (D) have accepted an invitation to participate in a
  • O'Donnell: Coons has made 'some very anti-American statements'

    09/21/2010 7:06:00 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 33 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09/21/10 09:35 PM ET | Shane D'Aprile
    <p>O'Donnell referenced an article Coons wrote in college where he referred to himself as "a bearded Marxist."</p> <p>Prompted by host Sean Hannity about the years-old comment from Coons, she said, "if the media is going to attack me for statements I made in my 20s, that's fair game. He made some very anti-American statements, apologizing for America and calling himself a bearded Marxist."</p>
  • O'Donnell Witch Hunt

    09/20/2010 6:18:36 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 65 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | September 20, 2010 | Investors Business Daily staff
    Politics: The GOP's chosen nominee for senator from Delaware is being asked to defend comments about the occult. Hey, it's not as if she "dabbled" in the KKK or Marxism or seanced with a very dead Eleanor Roosevelt. Be careful whom you date in high school or what you dabble in to humor a boyfriend. Those skeletons in your closet may come back to haunt you, particularly if you become a conservative Tea Party candidate fighting to stop creeping socialism in America. Last Friday, comedian Bill Maher, whose cable show "Real Time" is considered by liberals as a real news...
  • Christine O'Donnell's Career, RIP (Power Line)

    09/18/2010 2:18:41 PM PDT · by RobinMasters · 186 replies
    Powerline Blog ^ | SEPTEMBER 17, 2010 | John
    Christine O'Donnell's campaign went off the rails today when Bill Maher announced that he has previously-unseen clips of O'Donnell from the late 1990s when she appeared several times on his show. In one clip, she says that she once "dabbled into witchcraft." I dabbled into witchcraft -- I never joined a coven. But I did, I did. ... I dabbled into witchcraft. I hung around people who were doing these things. I'm not making this stuff up. I know what they told me they do. [...]One of my first dates with a witch was on a satanic altar, and I...
  • Rasmussen Poll: Independent voters prefer O’Donnell

    09/17/2010 11:33:23 AM PDT · by Qbert · 76 replies
    Cubachi ^ | 9/16/2010 | Cubachi
    Rasmussen released new poll of 500 Likely Voters in Delaware poll showing an 11-point gap between Coons and O’Donnell, 53% – 42%. This is not a gap that is hard to overcome. Yet if we have the likes of Karl Rove “The Architect” continue bashing her, his messaging will be used as ammunition against her. However, I think conservatives in the grassroots level, as well as independents who are disenfranchised by the parties realize what is at stake here. One of the interesting stats about this poll: Voters not affiliated with either major party prefer O’Donnell by eight points. I...
  • Christine O'Donnell Seeks To Reassure Voters

    09/16/2010 9:31:33 PM PDT · by Southnsoul · 35 replies
    POLITICO ^ | September 16, 2010
    WILMINGTON, Del. — Delaware Republican Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell attempted to assure voters Thursday night that previous views she expressed about people's sexual conduct would not be a focus of her agenda if she makes it to Washington. Asked about what the proper role of government should be in sexual matters during a two-hour candidate forum sponsored by The Jewish Federation, O'Donnell echoed the sentiment of one audience member, who shouted, "it's personal." "I agree with you, it's personal. When I go to Washington, D.C. the litmus test by which I cast my vote for every piece of legislation that...
  • O'Donnell, Coons face off in first debate before packed house

    09/16/2010 8:51:33 PM PDT · by Nachum · 70 replies · 2+ views
    The Hill ^ | 9/16/10 | Shane D'Aprile
    WILMINGTON, Del. -- Just two days after her upset of Rep. Mike Castle (R-Del.) in the state's Republican Senate primary, Tea Party-backed Christine O'Donnell shared a stage with New Castle County Executive Chris Coons (D) in their first meeting of the general election contest. Thanks to the format of the yearly candidate forum sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Delaware, the stage was shared by eight candidates, but the main attraction was the impending battle between O'Donnell and Coons. The result was a standing-room-only crowd in a packed auditorium. The forum was an early test for O'Donnell, who despite having...
  • Jeri Thompson: Don't Tell Me She Can't Win, Sir

    09/17/2010 12:16:44 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    The American Spectator ^ | September 15, 2010 | Jeri Thompson
    The response by the Republican political establishment to the Christine O'Donnell victory over liberal Republican Mike Castle in Delaware has been an embarrassment. A strong, vocal woman upturned the political tables in Delaware, a state where both political parties have been run like blue-blooded patriarchies for the better part of half a century, and all the boys that compose "the establishment" can muster is omniscient edicts about her absolute un-electability in a general election. Funny, I don't recall hearing similar talk from the likes of Mssrs. Rove and Cornyn after Scott Brown won in Massachusetts, Joe Miller won in Alaska,...
  • Exclusive- Karl Rove Tried To Cut Deal For Castle With Tea Party

    09/15/2010 4:17:36 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 116 replies
    Freedomist ^ | 9/14/10 | Bill & Paul Collier
    Sources at the Christine O’Donnell victory party revealed to The Freedomist that in December of last year Karl Rove met with Tea Party leaders in Dover, Delaware trying to get them to cut a “deal” in which they would leave Mike Castle alone and NOT support O’Donnell. The Freedomist has also learned that Rove was allegedly acting as an operative, although in what capacity it is not known, even as he is playing the role of a political analyst on Fox New in a fair and balanced way.
  • Romney backs O'Donnell

    09/15/2010 9:48:04 AM PDT · by maggief · 117 replies
    POLITICO ^ | September 15, 2010 | Ben Smith
    EXCERPT "Now is the time for Republicans to rally behind their nominee, Christine O'Donnell. She ran an impressive campaign. I believe it is important we support her so we can win back the U.S. Senate this fall."
  • Video: Rove doubles down against O’Donnell

    09/15/2010 3:28:25 PM PDT · by RobinMasters · 151 replies · 1+ views
    Hot Air ^ | SEPTEMBER 15, 2010 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    He’s not technically “against her,” but in rattling off her dirty laundry instead of giving the standard “we need to unite” post-election pep talk, he’s notably out of step with most of the rest of the righty punditocracy today. It’s too bad, although after last night’s infamous appearance on Hannity, he’s sure to be a RINO scapegoat in November if she loses no matter what he says or does now. Better to have him up there on the ledge where he can be pushed than to have him climb down, no? Castle, who’s refused to endorse her thus far, also...

    09/15/2010 10:52:29 AM PDT · by BradtotheBone · 259 replies
    Drudgereport.Com ^ | September 15, 2010
    Red headline just appeard on the drudgereport, "CASH POURS IN FOR O'DONNELL; CAMPAIGN WEBSITE CRASHES..." Link was directly to Christine's website, which is now up and runnning. Her goal of $200,000.00 has been met and revised upwared to 350k.
  • Castle crumbles

    09/15/2010 3:29:42 PM PDT · by unclebankster · 31 replies
    The Economist ^ | Sep 15th 2010 | The Economist
    HE WAS supposed to be a shoo-in. Mike Castle, the popular former two-term governor and tiny Delaware’s sole representative in the House, was the odds-on favourite to win Delaware’s special election to fill the seat Joe Biden held for 36 years. But on September 14th, his Republican primary opponent, the tea-party backed Christine O’Donnell, won a surprising 53% of the vote. The perennial candidate was not taken seriously by Mr Castle, who refused to debate with her, or by the state Republican Party. Tom Ross, the chairman of the state GOP, described Ms O’Donnell as "not a viable candidate for...
  • Rush Chastises Rove Over O’Donnell Attack (video)

    09/15/2010 2:59:53 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 84 replies
    Breitbart TV/Right Scoop ^ | 9-15-10 | Rush Limbaugh
    Rush on Karl Rove's O'Donnell Comments "Where was this anger directed at a Democrat ever?" VIDEO
  • AP-GfK Poll: Climate for GOP keeps getting better

    09/15/2010 2:41:08 PM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 16 replies
    Associated Press ^ | September 15, 2010 | LIZ SIDOTI
    Tilted toward the GOP from the start of the year, the political environment has grown even more favorable for Republicans and rockier for President Barack Obama and his Democrats over the long primary season that just ended with a bang. With November's matchups set and the general election campaign beginning in earnest Wednesday, an Associated Press-GfK poll found that more Americans say the country is headed in the wrong direction than did before the nomination contests got under way in February. Also, more now disapprove of the job Obama is doing. And more now want to see Republicans in control...
  • Left wingers in meltdown over O'Donnell win.

    09/15/2010 2:41:01 PM PDT · by rrdog · 27 replies
    What is so sad is that these people really wish to stop anyone who doesn't agree with them from speaking.
  • Christine O’Donnell On Fox And Friends – She Can Win!

    09/15/2010 2:47:39 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 28 replies ^ | September 15, 2010 | annem040359
    Today, the day after a very stunning victory for tea party conservative Christine O’Donnell of Delaware. She was able to pull off this win, not only because of her support coming not only from the tea party movement in Delaware, but from national conservative talk radio show hosts, such as Mark Levin. This morning she was on Fox’s “Fox And Friends”. She is a reminder that this nation, the United States of America is right now in revolt mode by many Americans. Despite bad reports coming from Karl Rove and a number of GOP establishment persons, Ms. O’Donnell’s win shows...
  • Holy Cow! Christine O'Donnell's campaign donation page on fire!! (vanity)

    09/15/2010 12:22:24 PM PDT · by pillut48 · 119 replies · 3+ views
  • Delaware Senate race moved to Lean Democrat

    09/15/2010 12:20:35 AM PDT · by tlb · 103 replies
    Rothenberg ^ | September 14, 2010 | Stuart Rothenberg
    Christine O’Donnell’s upset over Cong Mike Castle in the GOP primary dramatically alters Republican prospects for November in Delaware. Castle had broad appeal, including to independents and even Democratic voters, while O’Donnell’s appeal is limited to tea party conservatives. Lacking an impressive resume and unlikely to garner significant national Republican support, O’Donnell clearly looks like an underdog against New Castle County Executive Chris Coons (D), who is suddenly transformed to the favorite in the general election. While tea party activists are jumping for joy at the primary results, it’s Democrats who will have the last laugh in Delaware. We’re moving...
  • GOP nightmare: O'Donnell topples Castle in Delaware primary

    09/14/2010 8:55:52 PM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 141 replies
    politico ^ | Tuesday September 14, 2010 | ALEXANDER BURNS |
    The path to a Republican Senate takeover narrowed to the point of vanishing Tuesday night, as marketing consultant Christine O’Donnell upset Rep. Mike Castle in Delaware’s Senate primary and likely dashed the GOP’s hopes of capturing the seat in the process. Though six other states and the District of Columbia voted in primary elections Tuesday night, the outcome in Delaware had by far the most profound implications for the fall campaign. While Castle was comfortably on track to capture Vice President Joe Biden’s former Senate seat, O’Donnell will enter the general election at a wide disadvantage to the presumptive Democratic...
  • RCP: Delaware Now Leans Dem

    09/14/2010 8:00:02 PM PDT · by earlJam · 148 replies
    RCP ^ | 9/14/10
    Click link to see map. Senate is now predicted at 49 Dems, 44 Republicans and 7 undecided.
  • Tea party-backed O'Donnell wins upset in Del. (Biased Sour Grapes MSM alert)

    09/14/2010 6:35:04 PM PDT · by pillut48 · 178 replies
    Yahoo! News/AP ^ | September 14, 2010 | RANDALL CHASE
    WILMINGTON, Del. – Conservative activist Christine O'Donnell earned a stunning victory in Delaware's Republican Senate primary Tuesday, riding a wave of tea party anger and advertising dollars to oust U.S. Rep. Michael Castle. O'Donnell's shocking win gave new energy to the tea party movement, which targeted Castle after victories by Republican tea party candidates in the Alaska and Nevada Senate primaries. With 78 percent of precincts reporting, O'Donnell had 54 percent to 46 percent for Castle, a former two-term governor and the longest serving congressman in Delaware history.