Skip to comments.N.D. GOP Gov. Hoeven Declares Senate Bid Today; Updated 2010 Ratings (VERY GOOD NEWS)
Posted on 01/11/2010 5:27:13 PM PST by pissant
There are two parts to this story, both equally devastating to the Democrats and spectacular for the Republicans. And is has to do with North Dakota.
The first part came last Tuesday, when Sen. Byron Dorgan (D-ND) stunned the political world by announcing he would not seek a fourth term.
Today part two is expected at 7 pm Eastern time today, when Gov. John Hoeven (R), who is in his third term and yet remains extraordinarily popular, is likely to announce he is a candidate to succeed Dorgan.
The news has been confirmed by several sources, including the Bismarck Tribune, the Fargo Forum, the Associated Press, and other media outlets.
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That’s great. Does he have a heir apparent for governor?
Did anyone take a look at the NPR predictions/projections for the November Senate elections in the posted article? They are obviously biased in favor of the ‘Rats - no surprise here!
This race is now virtually in the bag.
The coverage of this race is constantly linked to the race in Connecticut. The claim is that they parties the development in Connnecticut counterbalances the development in North Dakota.
It follows their tea bagging cartoon.
Yes, I noticed that's the goofy MSM and 'Rat spin. According to their strange logic, two incumbent Dem senators choose not to run for re-election, leaving two open previously Democratic seats. Now, as they see it, if the 'Rats keep one and lose the other, they cancel each other out. But as we see it - if that was the result - it's a net +1 for the GOP and -1 for the 'Rats. In addition, there's still a possibility that the national tide will be so strongly anti-'Rat that CT will be a GOP pickup even without Dodd in the race.
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