Network News

X My Profile
View More Activity
About Chris Cillizza  |  On Twitter: The Fix and The Hyper Fix  |  On Facebook  |  On YouTube  |  RSS Feeds RSS Feed

The Fix: May 7, 2006 - May 13, 2006

The Friday Line: Static Senate Rankings Still Favors Dems

Since January 2005, political insiders and journalists have focused largely on the same set of Senate races that are expected to be competitive this fall. So when one party starts talking about a race that, to date, hasn't been included...

By Chris Cillizza  |  May 12, 2006; 6:02 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (150)
Categories:  Senate , The Line  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Tenn. Senate: Corker's Cash Advantage

The Fix got the chance to sit down with former Chattanooga Mayor Bob Corker today to chat about his campaign for the Republican Senate nomination in Tennessee. Will Bob Corker's deep pockets help him move from 3rd place to victory...

By Chris Cillizza  |  May 11, 2006; 3:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (16)
Categories:  Senate  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Schumer: Senate Dems "Are On Offense"

Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee Chairman Chuck Schumer (N.Y.) yesterday said his group is courting "disaffected" Republicans in states with targeted Senate races by appealing to their desire for a check on the Bush administration's policies. "Whether you are a Democrat...

By Chris Cillizza  |  May 11, 2006; 9:20 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (95)
Categories:  Senate  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Bense Says No to Florida Senate Bid

In yet another blow to the White House's attempt to find an alternative to Rep. Katherine Harris (R) in the Florida Senate race, state House Speaker Allan Bense announced this morning he will not make the race. "While the challenge...

By Chris Cillizza  |  May 10, 2006; 12:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (33)
Categories:  Senate  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Parsing the Polls on Congress and Corruption

The plea agreement announced Monday involving a former top aide to Rep. Bob Ney (R-Ohio) has again brought the issue of congressional corruption into the public eye. Ney, of course, is tied up in the Jack Abramoff scandal, which continues...

By Chris Cillizza  |  May 10, 2006; 10:05 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  House , Parsing the Polls  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Primary Update: Nebraska Gov. Wins Tough Primary

Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman pulled off a stunning come-from-behind victory over Rep. Tom Osborne to claim the Republican Party nomination. Shortly after midnight East Coast time, AP called the race for Heineman, who won about 50 percent of the vote,...

By Chris Cillizza  |  May 10, 2006; 12:23 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Governors , House , Senate  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Feingold Says It's Time For Dems to Talk Tough

Sen. Russ Feingold criticized fellow Democrats Monday for their unwillingness to stand up to Republicans on key domestic and foreign policy issues, further burnishing his outsider credentials for a potential 2008 presidential bid. Sen. Russ Feingold delivering his speech Monday...

By Chris Cillizza  |  May 9, 2006; 3:11 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (35)
Categories:  Eye on 2008  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

The Fix Podcast: Who's Running in '08

The Fix's new podcast is now available. In it, Washingtonpost.com Politics Editor Jason Manning and I spend a half-hour going in-depth on the state of the 2008 presidential field -- using last Friday's presidential Line as the foundation for our...

By Chris Cillizza  |  May 9, 2006; 2:02 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Primary Day Primer: Nebraska and West Virginia

Once considered a safe bet to win Nebraska's GOP gubernatorial nomination this year, football-titan-turned-congressman Tom Osborne faces the fight of his political life today against Gov. Dave Heineman. Osborne, who is revered in the state for his days as the...

By Chris Cillizza  |  May 9, 2006; 6:02 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Governors , House , Senate  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Ohio 18: More Trouble for Bob Ney

Less than a week after besting a primary challenger, Rep. Bob Ney (R-Ohio) faces more scrutiny in regard to the pay-to-play scandal surrounding lobbyist Jack Abramoff. Former congressional aide Neil Volz leaves federal court in Washington on Monday (AP Photo)....

By Chris Cillizza  |  May 8, 2006; 3:38 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (37)
Categories:  House  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Minnesota: Two House Races Getting Hotter

After serving as one of the hotbeds of House races over the past decade, Minnesota seemed headed for a ho-hum election in 2006. But events over the past ten days have put two seats on the map -- the open...

By Chris Cillizza  |  May 8, 2006; 1:16 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (16)
Categories:  House  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Insider Interview: EMILY's List's Chris Esposito

Behind every great man, there's a great woman, according to the tired cliché. But when it comes to the single largest political organization in the country dedicated to electing pro-abortion rights Democratic women, the old saying's reverse is true too....

By Chris Cillizza  |  May 8, 2006; 8:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Democratic PACs , Governors , House , Insider Interview , Senate  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

 
RSS Feed
Subscribe to The Post

© 2010 The Washington Post Company