Thursday, April 29, 2010

New Print Edition: Arkansas Senate & South Carolina 5

Subscribers already have the April 23, 2010 print edition of the Rothenberg Political Report, but here are excerpts from the introduction to the two stories in this issue:

Arkansas Senate: One Big (Not So Happy) Family
By Nathan L. Gonzales

Republicans couldn’t even get a candidate to run for the U.S. Senate against Mark Pryor (D) last cycle, but this year, a half-dozen Republicans are vying for the right to take on Sen. Blanche Lincoln (D), who has a primary of her own from the lieutenant governor.

Oh what a difference two years make.

Subscribers get the full story including the Lay of the Land, candidate bios and a breakdown of the primary and general elections.

South Carolina 5: Challenging the Chair
By Nathan L. Gonzales

South Carolina has received plenty of attention after its governor hiked the Appalachian Trail and ended up in Argentina with his girlfriend. But few people may realize that a long-time Democratic congressman could lose reelection.

John Spratt (D) has been in Congress for almost three decades, and he faces an unusually tough test this year. Republicans have rallied behind state Sen. Mick Mulvaney, but he’ll have to run an excellent campaign in order to ride the GOP wave to victory.

Subscribers get the full story including the Lay of the Land, candidate bios, their consulting teams and a breakdown general elections.

The print edition of the Report comes out every two weeks. Subscribers get in-depth analysis of the most competitive races in the country, as well as updated House and Senate ratings, and coverage of the gubernatorial races nationwide. To subscribe, simply click on the Google checkout button on the website or send a check.