Monday, April 20, 2009

Daily News Round-Up for April 20th, 2009


It's a bit early to be predicting winners and losers for the 2010 elections. But with lots of polls already out and fundraising figures being monitored daily, we thought it would be a good time to post our inaugural list of the top five Senate seats that are most vulnerable to switching parties in 2010.

Politicker NY (New York, NY)

With all the ballots counted (except for those that have been laid aside because of objections), Scott Murphy (D) finished with a 273-vote lead of Assemblyman Jim Tedisco (R). They will now go to court to decide if any rejected ballots will be counted.

St. Petersburg Times (Tampa Bay, FL)

Florida Republican Party Jim Greer chairman confirmed to the blog "The Buzz" that he's thinking of running against Rep. Suzanne Kosmas, D-New Smyrna Beach, in 2010.

Review-Journal (Las Vegas, NV)

Rep. Dean Heller ducked questions about possible bids for U.S. senator or governor in 2010, telling reporters on Friday a re-election bid is his "plan today."

Arkansas Democrat Gazette (Fayetteville, AK)

Republican State Sen. Kim Hendren announced Saturday his plans to run in 2010 for the U.S. Senate seat held by Blanche Lincoln.

No comments: