O'Leary Report skews pretty far right, seeks to peel off independent voters; New Jersey polls showing shift among indies from Dem Corzine to Repub Christie for Gov -- keep watching implications for midterms...
- Independent Voters and Small Business Owners Will Vote Against Congressmen Who Support a Second Stimulus - According to Breaking Zogby/O'Leary Report Poll (O'Leary Report Press Release) According to a recent Zogby International/O'Leary Report poll, three out of four Independent voters (74.3 percent) oppose a second stimulus, and 55.2 percent "strongly oppose" it. Only 18 percent of Independents favor a second stimulus package, and 7.7 percent are not sure.
- Poll suggests Corzine in trouble (From CNN Deputy Political Director Paul Steinhauser-CNN Political Ticker) The GOP candidate also holds the edge among independent voters, 64 percent to 28 percent. Christie's showing among independents has increased since last month's poll.
- Commentary: Stimulus is too low, too slow (By Julian E. Zelizer, Special to CNN)
Most Californians support open primaries -- the nation's primiere third party ballot access expert Richard Winger parses the type of primary we're talking about...
Dems playing politics with unemployment?
- Report: Unemployment high among black New Yorkers (AP - Newsweek)