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MO-Gov: As the search for a Peter Kinder replacement looks like it's heating up, Dave Catanese says that St. Louis businessman Dave Spence is supposedly considering a bid for the GOP gubernatorial nomination. He also adds that Kinder, who still has never formally announced his candidacy, is expected to make a declaration in November, so we'll see if that actually ever happens. Meanwhile, a reader who is knowledgeable about Missouri politics writes in with some more thoughts on this front:

Here's what I think will happen. Educated hunches—not concrete. I think Peter will drop soon. State Sen. Brad Lager, a giant douche, thinks he's next in line, except that no one likes him. MO-02 candidate Ed Martin also thinks he's next in line. Everyone likes him, but no one thinks he can win. People think House Speaker Steve Tilley could maybe win, but I think he will decline.

So Kinder gives a chunk of his money to Dave Spence, CEO of Alpha Packaging, who likely retains Kinder consultant David Barklage as general consultant, and now Republicans have a successful businessman with no record (except that he's created jobs) and a chunk of change in addition to however much he can self-fund. That looks a heck of a lot better to me than the widely-disliked Lager with $71K or Martin with maybe $400K who would be on his third race of the cycle.


FL-Sen: In case you hadn't seen it yet, Republican Marco Rubio's been caught telling quite a tale:

During his rise to political prominence, Sen. Marco Rubio frequently repeated a compelling version of his family’s history that had special resonance in South Florida. He was the “son of exiles,” he told audiences, Cuban Americans forced off their beloved island after “a thug,” Fidel Castro, took power.

But a review of documents — including naturalization papers and other official records — reveals that the Florida Republican’s account embellishes the facts. The documents show that Rubio’s parents came to the United States and were admitted for permanent residence more than two-and-a-half years before Castro’s forces overthrew the Cuban government and took power on New Year’s Day 1959.

MA-Sen: This misguided AP story leads off by pointing out that a greater proportion of Elizabeth Warren's third-quarter donors came from out-of-state than did Scott Brown's. Here's the important point: Elizabeth Warren had more donors from Massachusetts than Scott Brown had donors, period. Brown received 7,135 individual donations in total. Warren scored an absolutely eye-popping 56,131 contributions, of which some 21% were from Bay State residents. That means something like 11,787 donations came out of Massachusetts. Scott Brown sure he wants to take this particular Pepsi Challenge?

OH-Sen: PPP has new numbers for the Ohio Senate race, and they show Republican Josh Mandel gaining seven points—but they also show Sherrod Brown holding firm. Click the link for our full post at Daily Kos Elections.

WI-Sen: Gwen Moore, one of Wisconsin's three Democratic members of the House, just endorsed her colleague, Rep. Tammy Baldwin, for the open Senate seat. The third Dem, Ron Kind, chose not to run, specifically because he wanted to avoid a "divisive primary" with Baldwin, but he hasn't given her his backing yet.


KY-Gov: Braun Research's latest poll still shows a massive—and unchanged—lead for Dem Gov. Steve Beshear, as well as good numbers for the entire Democratic ticket further downballot. Click the link for our full post at Daily Kos Elections.

WI-Gov/Lt. Gov: In addition to Scott Walker, Democrats are looking to recall Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch as well, but they're waiting on an opinion from the state attorney general's office as to whether a single petition form is sufficient for both Republicans, or whether signature-gatherers will have to carry separate papers for each. The Government Accountability Board thinks dual petitions are necessary, but Democrats point out that the two were elected on a single ticket, and ought to be recalled together.


AZ-08: A tea leaf that Rep. Gabby Giffords will seek re-election? New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand just sent out a fundraising appeal for Giffords, saying "I am more confident than ever that she will return to Washington to serve Arizona’s 8th district again next term."

CA-47: Having taken some lumps in the press for a godawful fundraising quarter (he took in just $39K), and facing rumors that another Democrat may get into the race, state Sen. Alan Lowenthal is pushing back with an internal poll. (The obvious joke: How did he pay for it?) The poll, from Goodwin Simon Strategic Research, featured a few different matchups:

Lowenthal was the choice of 40 percent of likely voters in a three-way race with Republicans Gary DeLong and Steve Kuykendall, who received 14 percent and 18 percent, respectively, in the poll by Culver City-based Goodwin Simon Strategic Research. […]

A possible Democratic challenger, former Orange County state Sen. Joe Dunn, trailed Lowenthal by 21 percent head-to-head. Matched up against the GOP candidates in the poll, Dunn received 33 percent to Kuykendall's 19 percent and DeLong's 14 percent.

One thing the poll didn't seem to include (or at least, one thing that wasn't shared) was a proper jungle primary featuring all the Democrats and all the Republicans in one matchup. That's how the election will actually be fought if Dunn gets in, and it's a bit telling that Lowenthal didn't release that particular ballot test. (The poll also didn't include Los Alamitos City Councilman Troy Edgar, another Republican.)

CT-05: As expected, GOP state Sen. Andrew Roraback just became the fifth Republican to enter the race for Rep. Chris Murphy's open seat. (More background on Roraback here.)

MD-06: Now that redistricting is complete—and now that the 6th CD is so much bluer—all sorts of Democratic names are surfacing as possible (and actual) candidates. Former Montgomery County Councilwoman Duchy Trachtenberg has already announced… and she's signed on Joe Trippi. (Sheesh.) State Sen. Robert Garagiola says there's a "high likelihood" he'll join the race and adds that he'll decide "within a matter of days." (We first took note of Garagiolia's interest back in August, when the new map was just a twinkle in Martin O'Malley's eye.) In fact, Greg Giroux spots Garagiola forming a 527 campaign committee with the IRS. (Still not clear on why some candidates choose to do this instead of creating a regular FEC committee.)

A couple of potentially bigger names are also reportedly looking at the race. Former Montgomery County Executive Doug Duncan is said to be considering a run; you may recall that he ran for governor in the Democratic primary against O'Malley in 2006 before dropping out after receiving a diagnosis of clinical depression. Also possible (though it's less clear he's keen on the race) is former state Del. Mark Shriver, who narrowly lost the 2002 Democratic primary in MD-08 in an upset to Chris Van Hollen. (Van Hollen went on to beat GOP Rep. Connie Morella by a small margin, in a district that had been made, like MD-06 now, much bluer in redistricting.)

NY-10: Maybe this really is going to be Hakeem Jeffries' moment. The up-and-coming Assembly is challenging longtime Rep. Ed Towns in the Democratic primary, and he's mostly known as an anti-establishment reformer. But Jeffries has also attracted the interest of Brooklyn party boss Vito Lopez, who has clashed with Towns in the past. If Jeffries can pull together both wings of the party—insider and outsider—then Towns is very probably doomed. For more color and background, click the link.

OR-01: SurveyUSA has the first public poll of the special election primaries, both D & R, for the vacant 1st District seat. Click the link for our full post, including complete survey results and our analysis, at Daily Kos Elections.

Grab Bag:

• Slate has a great animation of the presidential horserace—literally.

Redistricting Roundup:

OH Redistricting: I sincerely hope this is true. Reginald Fields at the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports that the Legislative Black Caucus plans to meet with Democratic party chair Chris Redfern to discuss redistricting and supposedly "will not immediately attempt to strike a side deal with Republicans" over a new (and referendum-proof) map.

Thing is, the LBC is still outlining its demands for a new redistricting plan, which includes no cracking of major cities and a district with at least 30% black voters somewhere outside of Cleveland. These demands (particularly the latter) would, as we've discussed at length, only make a bad map even worse, from the Democratic perspective. So it's not like OH Dems are going to want to play ball. The choices for the LBC now are to (a) make an unholy deal with the GOP; (b) let the Democratic Party push a referendum (and hence a court-drawn map); or (c) to go along with a grand compromise between the Dems and the Republicans. It's hard for me to envision the LBC getting what it wants with options b or c, though, so I still fear they might go for option a.

One small reason for optimism, though: LBC chair Sandra Williams (who voted for the original GOP map) said that "she is getting pressure from the national Democratic Party" not to play ball with the Republicans. Let's hope that does the trick.

And here's another cause for hope: The state legislature just passed—and Gov. John Kasich just signed—legislation that splits the state's primaries in two: Races for local offices, U.S. Senate, state House and Senate, and judgeships will take place as originally planned on March 6, but the primaries for president, the U.S. House of Representatives, and political party delegates would get delayed until June 12. That's because the latter trio is dependent on congressional district lines being in place, and if a referendum forces a court to draw its own interim map, Republicans want to have as much time as possible to get a plan in place before the relevant primaries. That honestly doesn't seem like a terrible idea to me, though Democrats are attacking the expense and confusion of having two separate primaries.

UT Redistricting: Well, so much for that. I'd held out a faint hope that GOP Gov. Gary Herbert might not sign his state's new redistricting map, even though it was passed by his fellow Republicans, on account of his fear that Dem Rep. Jim Matheson might prefer to run for governor instead of seeking re-election in some dog's breakfast of a district. But it was not to be: Herbert went ahead and put his signature on the new plan Thursday, so cross another state off the list.

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  •  Tip Jar (7+ / 0-)

    Political Director, Daily Kos

    by David Nir on Mon Oct 24, 2011 at 05:00:03 AM PDT

  •  NE-SEN (6+ / 0-)

    Ben Nelson "would decide by the end of the year whether he will seek a third term," reports David Drucker.

    It'd be a real dick move for Nelson to decide not to run IMO since we've already spent a lot there on ads AND have run into a little trouble because of it (the Rove petition to the FEC that superpacs should be able to list names of candidates).

  •  Thanks for doing the homework for (2+ / 0-)
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    David Nir, itskevin

    the rest of us!  You are always interesting and informative.

  •  Few times I write about my native Basque Country (4+ / 0-)

    We have great news from the Basque Country the last week and I write yesterday a diary about the best news and the worst troubles that we can have still in the bid for gain the peace.

    If you wish to read about it, I will be happy of receive you in this diary.

  •  OR-01: Another ad from Suzanne Bonamici. (1+ / 0-)
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    20, Dude, Chairman DKE Gay Caucus! (College IN-09) (Raised IL-03, IL-09) Tammy Baldwin and Elizabeth Warren for Senate!

    by ndrwmls10 on Mon Oct 24, 2011 at 06:08:48 AM PDT

  •  I just heard a radio ad (1+ / 0-)
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    from the Illinois Education Association lambasting Springfield politicians and saying that we shouldn't punish teachers for the mistakes of politicians.

    Sounds like there's going to be some ugly budget drama. Could have ramifications for state legislators running for Congress.

    21, male, RI-01 (voting) IL-01 (college), hopeless Swingnut

    by sapelcovits on Mon Oct 24, 2011 at 06:19:53 AM PDT

  •  MD-Redistricting: In Conclusion (5+ / 0-)
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    LordMike, bear83, Skaje, Rich in PA, itskevin

    I guess I can forgive Donna Edwards for flipping out over the ad although I would be hard-pressed to support her for higher office.  The issue I had the most with her objection was that she originally said that O'Malley could lower her AA % to as close to 50% as he wanted in order to target Bartlett.  Then, O'Malley does so and she flips out.  She claimed it was because of Asians, Hispanics, and AA's being "diluted", but if you read between the lines, read about some behind-the-scenes drama, and see her alternative MD map (which only marginally increases minority clout), then you realize that she didn't oppose the map for racial reasons, she opposed it because she lost her share of Montgomery County.  Now, I know Mo Co is the reason she defeated Al Wynn in 2008, but she doesn't need it anymore.  Al Wynn is never returning to politics and she is now a fixture in Prince George County.  The likely reason she opposed it is because Mo Co is rich for fundraising and would help fund a Senate race.

    In conclusion, if Donna Edwards opposed the map because she wanted some of Mo Co, then she should have said so instead of spouting some Ben Ginsburg "Max Black" crap from the early 90's.

    'An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind.' -Mahatma Gandhi

    by KingofSpades on Mon Oct 24, 2011 at 06:22:12 AM PDT

  •  UT-redistricting: Matheson's best shot (3+ / 0-)
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    LordMike, bear83, itskevin

    is probably in the new UT-04.  It went for McCain with 56% of the vote.  What the UT GOP did to screw him over was to scramble his district.  However, Matheson is a survivor.  He even survived 2010.

    'An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind.' -Mahatma Gandhi

    by KingofSpades on Mon Oct 24, 2011 at 06:25:07 AM PDT

    •  would be interesting to know (0+ / 0-)

      how much of the vote is north of the SL County/Utah County line. Has to be more in SL County, but Utah County and all points south are heavy Republican.

      I-15 being the boundary in some parts is creative though.

      Utah County gave McCain a higher percentage than Washington County (St. George), if that says much for how Republican it is.

      The Republican Party isn't a party of small government, it's a party of a government for the few. @bhindepmo

      by RBH on Mon Oct 24, 2011 at 06:48:56 AM PDT

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    •  You (2+ / 0-)
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      are probably right. I kind of like the idea of him running for the Senate, but I just can't see him getting to 50%. I think it would be painstakingly close, but no cigar. UT-4 seems slightly more doable, though still tough. He should have made his intentions on the Governor's mansion instead of the Senate, maybe that would have scared Herbert enough to have given him a winnable district.

      The ABC's of voting in Kentucky A- Abramson B- Beshear C- Conway D- Democrats E- Edelen F- Farmer G- Grimes H- Hollenbach

      by drhoosierdem on Mon Oct 24, 2011 at 07:25:03 AM PDT

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  •  Saw this interesting graphic about redistricting. (1+ / 0-)
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    •  I can see at least one error (0+ / 0-)

      Ok, so I read the polls.

      by andgarden on Mon Oct 24, 2011 at 07:11:16 AM PDT

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    •  That is a bizarre method of counting (0+ / 0-)

      The best way to keep track of this (though it isn't as simple to look at) is to have two numbers for each state, expected change in Democrats and Republicans.  So for Indiana it would be -1/+1 (assuming Donnelly's seat is now too red for us to win).  Louisiana would be 0/-1.  California would be +4/-4 (with a strong possibility for 5 if Bilbray can't win his new seat).  I would call Georgia -1/+2 as they really screwed Barrow.

      So in the end you just have to add up both columns to see the net change due to redistricting.  It isn't as easy as just counting squares but it makes a lot more sense.

      Also, since when are Democrats projected to only add 3 seats in Illinois?  I'd say we are more or less guaranteed to beat Dold and Schilling in their new, bluer districts, and to pick up the totally reconfigured but safe Dem 8th and 11th seats as well, which it looks like no GOP incumbents will be running in (preferring to challenge each other for the GOP vote sinks).  We also have a strong shot to finally take out Tim Johnson as he is running in a very new district that Obama won by 10 points (McCain won his old one by 2).  So that could very easily be +5/-6 in Illinois.

  •  Obama Fund Raising and Shitty Journalism? (0+ / 0-)

    Last week, Kevin Drum posted an interesting map from New York magazine's Dan Amira comparing the number of Obama donors from each state compared to its population. (I'm not sure if this has been posted yet, and if it has, I'm sorry for posting it again.) It's certainly interesting, but there are a bunch of problems with the corresponding analysis--so many, in fact, that I am thinking this qualifies as shitty journalism.

    I'm curious to see what you guys think. Here are some problems with it, in no particular order:

    1. It contains a false statement, or what I think amounts to something misleading. Amira says that Obama didn't come close in any of the states in the lightest shade of blue, but he did do pretty damn well in North and South Dakota. That might have been a one-time thing, but it doesn't deserve to be grouped in with Utah or Louisiana.

    2. Unless my eyes are deceiving me, Texas is in the same category as Missouri, South Carolina, and Tennessee, which are all joined by Ohio. Is this a good or bad thing? Similarly, Virginia and Colorado are in the same category as Florida, Georgia, and Arizona? Again, is this a good or bad thing? Perhaps Georgia and Arizona are becoming friendlier to him, or perhaps Florida is becoming worse.

    3. More than anything, WHAT HAPPENED LAST TIME? Mass fund raising from small donors seems to be a relatively new phenomenon, so it's not as if we have a lot to compare it to, but at the very least, we could look at what happened last time. I have no idea if he's really suffering in Ohio, because it's not clear if Ohio gave a lot or a little compared to other states last time. The same goes for, well, pretty much any state.

    4. Also, why not look at what's happening with the Republicans? Is it too early for that?

    I don't mean to sound high and mighty, but this stuff seems like the basics when it comes to statistical comparisons. It's puzzling why it's not being included.

  •  WTF? Josh Freakin' Mandel ? (0+ / 0-)

    Are people getting his name mixed up with someone else they know who has class and ethics ?

    I refuse to believe that Corporations are People until Texas executes one.

    by thenekkidtruth on Mon Oct 24, 2011 at 07:06:13 AM PDT

    •  Let's say Brown wins that race by about 20 points. (1+ / 0-)
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      Assuming third party candidates barely register, that would leave Mandel with about 40 percent and Brown with about 60 percent. Aside from the Fisher-Portman race and the Strickland-Blackwell race, when was the last time an election would have been so lopsided (when at least a somewhat serious candidate was running, I mean)?

      In other words, Mandel was bound to make up some ground. Ohio isn't unfriendly to Republicans, and there are no guarantees, to say the least, that 2012 will be as good to us as 2008 was. He won by 12 points last time, but even if he wins only by nine this time, nobody will really look twice. Brown's got great support and pretty good numbers from each group; he's loved by our side but not, I think, completely hated by the other side. Plus, he'll have the Obama campaign helping him out.

  •  Question on out of state donations (0+ / 0-)

    Is 79% of a race's funding coming from out of state considered normal?   I would think that only 21% of donations coming from in-state donors would be cause for concern and would love to be told I'm wrong.

    Thanks. :)

    •  Here's something rather directly on-point (2+ / 0-)
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      In the last 19 days of the race, nearly 70 percent of the 12,773 contributors who gave more than $200 to the [X] campaign were from outside [home state], a... review shows. By contrast, in the first 109 days of [X]’s candidacy, when he was still considered a dark horse, less than 8 percent of [X]’s 1,766 contributions of more than $200 were from out-of-staters.

      In my best Paul Harvey voice: "And that little boy grew up to be... Scott Brown."

      The total # of Warren donors is really something to behold, particularly since they were almost all small contributions. This means Warren can keep going back to that huge list repeatedly over the next year for more money. I suspect these days, more of Brown's donors are maxed out.

      Political Director, Daily Kos

      by David Nir on Mon Oct 24, 2011 at 08:27:39 AM PDT

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      •  So this is basically about normal (0+ / 0-)

        Good news, then.  I was really afraid that this could play into the whole "out of state clueless liberal" meme the Republicans are trying to build.   I'm still not  sure I'm going to support Warren in the primary next year (Khazei's been more forthcoming about his positions) but this is good ammunition to use against Republicans.


        •  It depends on the race. (0+ / 0-)

          If it's a relatively small state with a competitive race, nearly all of the money will be from out of state.  Any competitive race will get a lot of out of state money, but bigger, richer states will need less.

          I changed by not changing at all, small town predicts my fate, perhaps that's what no one wants to see. -6.38, -4.15

          by James Allen on Mon Oct 24, 2011 at 09:31:15 AM PDT

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        •  I wouldn't say normal (0+ / 0-)

          Because that 2010 special election was extremely NON-normal. But not unheard of, and definitely not a sign for worry. Like I said, Warren has tons of donors from within Mass. I think she has a lot of people invested in her campaign locally.

          Political Director, Daily Kos

          by David Nir on Mon Oct 24, 2011 at 04:36:10 PM PDT

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          •  That's an understatement (1+ / 0-)
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            David Nir

            She drew something like 200 people, many of them local political activists I like and respect, to a house party in Northampton over the weekend.  I haven't joined the bandwagon because I'm still waiting for some hint of her positions on anything other than financial matters, like civil liberties, but I'll certainly vote for her if she wins the primary next year.  :)

            Thank you for answering my questions.  This is the sort of information I've been seeking for months.  

      •  Nice Paul Harvey imitation (0+ / 0-)

           but I think you forgot the last line..."And that's the rest of the story."  

        Diehard Swingnut, disgruntled Democrat, age 53, new CA-30

        by Zack from the SFV on Mon Oct 24, 2011 at 12:55:18 PM PDT

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  •  Hope Doug Duncan doesn't run. Another Blue (0+ / 0-)

    Dog that inflicted considerable harm to regional advocates of a purple line addition to the Washington DC Area metro.  He was a really good freind to the local Chamber of Commerce that supported the InterCounty Connector, an unnecessary multilane road that benefited developers and trucking interests more than the people who live there.  It should be no surprise that he was also supported by real estate developers, who coincidentally owned real estate that is adjacent to the parts of the road that have already  been and to the other parts of highway that are in the process of being built.  I don't care if he calls himself a Democrat, he's a guaranteed advocate for the 1%, not the 99%.

    The only thing we have to fear is fear itself - FDR. Obama Nation. -6.13 -6.15

    by ecostar on Mon Oct 24, 2011 at 07:35:53 AM PDT

  •  WI Recall: Lt. Gov should get a pass (3+ / 0-)
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    If they can't get both with one petition, the LG should get a pass. It's hard enough to get 600,000 signatures, but getting 1.2 million is ridiculous. Plus, the case against Kleefisch isn't nearly as clear. I'm concerned that our volunteers will be spending more time on the doors talking about why they should recall Kleefisch too.

    The bottom line, it will double the amount of work for only about 3% extra reward.

    •  That's right: you recall b/c someone's a jerk. (2+ / 0-)
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      JGibson, HoosierD42

      Recalling Kleefisch would convey that we're just out for all Republicans.

      But nobody's buying flowers from the flower lady.

      by Rich in PA on Mon Oct 24, 2011 at 09:35:17 AM PDT

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      •  I disagree. Everyone knows what she stands (0+ / 0-)

        for and that she fully supported Walker and they ran together. I see them as a package deal. I don't think the volunteers will have to explain anything, but maybe I am in a bubble.

        •  Also, the question, as I understand it, is not to (0+ / 0-)

          recall Kleefish or not, it is "Should there be one or two petitions filed?" that is, one petition with both Kleefish and Walker or one for Walker and one for Kleefish?

          My humble opinion is that the signature gathering will not be a problem, barring a huge snowstorm, but, that the election will be more 50/50-ish and down to  the wire again.

  •  Seeking advice about election morning digest (1+ / 0-)
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    What do you suggest I look for?
    What might I be learning/enjoying?
    Are there lessons for the future? Trends to be identified?

    Are some races so hopeless or so guaranteed that I don't need to have them on my radar screen?

    Should I be dancing with glee about some races? (either for who is on the way in or who is on the way out)

    •  Someone once described the Digest to me (6+ / 0-)

      As being somewhat akin to a long-running serial drama like The Wire: In order to understand who matters and what's important, you need to have been following along for a while. That doesn't mean you have to go back to the very first Digest ever written, but a certain level of "political junkie-ness" is probably required—though we try to explain things as clearly as possible. So if someone is coming into this more-or-less new to the US political horserace, it might take a little while before you get the swing of things.

      Now, we do our best to link back to prior stories as needed, but we can't (and won't) always explain things from scratch in every bullet every time. So we'll link back to our initial story on Andrew Roraback in CT-05, since he's not a well-known figure. But someone like Tammy Baldwin? Ya gotta know who she is, or ya gotta look her up yourself (or ask).

      Following the horserace at this level of detail may not be interesting for everyone, or may be too much of a committment—we understand that fully. The Digest may not be for everyone. But if you are interested in the subject, then I think you'll find it rewarding after not very long. And you can always ask specific questions about specific races in comments.

      P.S. You can also sign up to receive the digest by email each weekday morning.

      Political Director, Daily Kos

      by David Nir on Mon Oct 24, 2011 at 08:37:17 AM PDT

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  •  MA-Sen - Oh My God! People are Sending Her Money! (4+ / 0-)

    ... because 50,000 individual citizens sending Elizabeth Warren a $20 check is somehow (OH MY GOD!!) much much worse than one Wall Street financial firm channeling a $1 million donation to Scott Brown.  Sounds like a investigation job for Howie Carr!

  •  Joe Trippi's hit some hard times (0+ / 0-)

    Who'd guess the architect of online campaigning would be working a small contested House race. Times be tough

    Take care of all humanity as if they were your brothers and sisters.

    by skidrow on Mon Oct 24, 2011 at 09:43:31 AM PDT

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