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The Fix Archive: Short Takes

Short Takes: Jindal stockpiling cash for '11

Eyebrows in Washington were arched --if not fully raised -- from a story in the New Orleans Times-Picayune earlier this week that detailed Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's (R) aggressive fundraising schedule in advance of his 2011 re-election race.

By Chris Cillizza  | November 18, 2009; 10:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (30)
Categories:  Governors, Short Takes  
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Short Takes: Culver in deep trouble in Iowa

In another sign of the dangerously strong anti-incumbent current in the country, Iowa Gov. Chet Culver (D) appears to be in political free fall and trails his strongest Republican opponent by more than 20 points in new independent polling in the Hawkeye State.

By Chris Cillizza  | November 16, 2009; 1:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (13)
Categories:  Governors, Short Takes  
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Short Takes: Club poll shows Hoffman ahead in NY-23

A new survey commissioned by the Club for Growth puts Conservative party nominee Doug Hoffman in the lead with just eight days remaining before he special election in New York's 23rd district.

By Chris Cillizza  | October 26, 2009; 3:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (73)
Categories:  House, Short Takes  
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Vilsack a "no" for Senate, playing field crystallizes

Former Iowa First Lady Christie Vilsack (D) told the Des Moines Register this morning that she would not pursue a challenge to Sen. Chuck Grassley (R) in 2010, taking a big-name recruit of the table and likely ensuring that the Republican will win a sixth term next November.

By Chris Cillizza  | October 26, 2009; 1:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
Categories:  Senate, Short Takes  
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Short Takes: Reid's Squeeze

A new poll released by the Progressive Change Campaign Committee suggests that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) should tack to his ideological left, the latest example of the party base putting the squeeze on the leader even as he faces significant electoral peril next November.

By Chris Cillizza  | October 22, 2009; 2:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (24)
Categories:  Senate, Short Takes  
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Short Takes: Rubio's Rise (Cont.)

A new Quinnipiac poll in the Florida Senate race shows former state House Speaker Marco Rubio (R) narrowing the gap against Gov. Charlie Crist (R), numbers sure to embolden national conservatives who are already casting the primary as a fight for the heart and soul of the Republican party.

By Chris Cillizza  | October 21, 2009; 10:54 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (29)
Categories:  Short Takes  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Short Takes: The Perils of Governing, Chris Cillizza , October 15, 2009
The Reids and the Dangers of Dynastic Politics, Chris Cillizza , October 14, 2009
Short Takes: The Schwarzenegger Effect, Chris Cillizza , October 13, 2009
Short Takes: The Bachmann Primary, Chris Cillizza , October 8, 2009
Short Takes: Podesta for Bloomberg, Chris Cillizza , October 6, 2009
Short Takes: Lowden's Ensign Problem, Chris Cillizza , October 5, 2009
Short Takes: RGA Plays Hole Card Against Deeds, Chris Cillizza , October 1, 2009
Short Takes: Grayson vs Wilson, Chris Cillizza , September 30, 2009
Short Takes: Politics and the Public Option, Chris Cillizza , September 29, 2009
Short Takes: Whitman's Press Conference, Chris Cillizza , September 28, 2009
Short Takes: Ready on Day One?, Chris Cillizza , September 22, 2009
 
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