With the Tea Party on the march, RightWingWatch will now feature weekly updates every Wednesday detailing the activities and controversies of the right-wing candidates running for US Senate this year.
Polls: Mason Dixon shows Reid leading 46-45%, and Ipsos has Reid up 46-44% (Politics Daily, 9/12; Reuters, 9/14).
Ad: Reid calls out Angle for controversial vote on domestic violence (CNN, 9/13).
Debate: Asserts that she withdrew from debate because she wants “an informed electorate” (Las Vegas Sun, 9/14).
Lawsuit: Las Vegas Review-Journal sues Angle for printing stories without the newspaper’s permission (AP, 9/14).
Palin: Hopes that Sarah Palin will rally the NV GOP base (Las Vegas Sun, 9/14)
Latinos: Angle’s problems finding Latino supporters (AP, 9/10).
GOP: Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Sandoval distances himself from Angle in interview (Las Vegas Sun, 9/10).
Website: After primary, Buck’s website changes language on issue-pages regarding abortion, stem-cell research and immigration (Denver Post, 9/8).
Debate: Holds aggressive debate with Bennet in Grand Junction (ABC, 9/12), a second debate is scheduled for Friday.
Economy: Refuses to support Small Business Lending bill, but says it has “many good aspects (AP, 9/14).
Poll: Trails Boxer by 2 percentage points, 46-44%, in latest Fox News poll (San Francisco Chronicle, 9/14).
GOP: Mitch McConnell sends Miller a $5000 contribution, asks Sen. Murkowski to “move on,” NRSC pledges to spend $170,000 (Anchorage Daily News, 9/14; Fairbanks Daily News-Miner; 9/10).
Government: Miller criticized for views on federal government’s land ownership (The Mudflats, 9/13).
Victory: Upsets Congressman Mike Castle, 53-47% (Politico, 9/15).
Abstinence: Video from MTV shows O’Donnell, then head of Savior's Alliance for Lifting the Truth, speaking against masturbation (TPM, 9/14).
Rove: Trades barbs with Karl Rove (Washington Post, 9/15).
GOP: Castle unlike to endorse, campaign suggests that NRSC stays out of race (The Hill, 9/14).
GOP: Calls out Republicans in Congress for failing to cut spending (AP, 9/12).
Ad: Claims that Health Care Reform “puts Washington bureaucrats in charge” in new ad, NRSC also on the air criticizing HCR (CBS News, 9/8; HuffPo, 9/14).
Palin: Fundraiser with Sarah Palin set for 9/16 (Courier-Journal, 9/13).
Poll: Murray leads Rossi 50-41% in new Elway poll (Seattle Times, 9/13)
Trial: Building Industry Association of Washington, a big Rossi backer, on trial for skimming finances for campaign purposes (Bellingham Herald, 9/14).
Economy: Says that Obama’s $50 billion infrastructure plan “makes no sense whatsoever” (King 5, 9/6).
Religious Right: David Barton of WallBuilders to headline event with Rubio (Orlando Politics Press, 9/14).
Poll: Rubio leads by double-digits in new Fox News poll (Political Wire, 9/14).
GOP: State Party’s internal audit clears Rubio on abusing Party-issued credit card, Crist campaign cries foul (St. Petersburg Times, 9/13).
Social Security: Says he opposes privatization but supports Bush-proposed “personal retirement accounts” (ReidReport, 9/14).
Economy: Supports extending all of the Bush tax-cuts (Orlando Sentinel, 9/14).