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Tuesday, April 29, 2008

CQ's latest take on our races

Congressional Quarterly, the respected Washington magazine, puts both the 1st and 2nd Congressional districts in the "leans Republican category."

Their take in this week's issue:

OHIO 1 -- Steve Chabot, R
2006: Chabot 52%, John Cranley (D) 48%

The "Battle of the Steves" has been quiet recently, as it's been clear for a year that state Rep. Steve Driehaus would be the Democratic nominee against Chabot, who's seeking an eighth term in a politically competitive district that takes in most of Cincinnati. Democrats point to Driehaus' political base in the district's more Republican-leaning suburbs, though Chabot showed resilience and strong political skills two years ago in overcoming a determined Democratic challenger in a terrible election year for Republicans. The incumbent began April with $1.1 million in the bank, twice the cash reserve of the challenger.

OHIO 2 -- Jean Schmidt, R
2006: Schmidt 50%, Victoria Wulsin (D) 49%

Wulsin, a physician, is taking another shot at Schmidt, who won her first full term in 2006 by only 2,500 votes in an overwhelmingly Republican district in and east of Cincinnati. Schmidt took only 57 percent in the March primary against state Rep. Tom Brinkman, the latest evidence that many Republicans simply don't like the person they sent to Congress in 2005 to replace Rob Portman. Still, Wulsin is challenged by GOP criticism that she is too liberal to represent the district


26 Comments:

at 9:51 AM, April 29, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

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Once again the disrespected 'fishwRap' with their 'schmidt'y' plagiarism reveals their total incompetence !

Either John Cranley (48%) is scoring well or the 'fishwRap' is using last year's propaganda ?

PATHETIC 'family values' !

HAD ENOUGH, VOTE DEMOCRAT 2008 !

 
at 10:02 AM, April 29, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

"Too liberal for the district"

Well thats the understatement of the year. When the voters of the 2nd district find out about Victoria's Secrets, they'll overwhelmingly agree.

 
at 10:15 AM, April 29, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Surprised that CQ did not mention the Girls Gone Wild Scandal.

 
at 10:18 AM, April 29, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

What you didn't mention is that both Driehaus and Wulsin out-raised their opponents last reporting period. They are both doing really well, given they are running against incumbents who can contact voters for free, using tax dollars.

 
at 11:31 AM, April 29, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Both Driehaus and Wulsin are lost causes. They will each spend a lot of money and show polls with them moving in on the incumbents but in the end they will only get close. Yawn.

 
at 2:14 PM, April 29, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

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"but in the end they will only get close. Yawn. 11:31 AM, April 29, 2008"

Once again, it's the foot-tapping bold butch, XXX judge Tryintofoolyou !


 
at 2:33 PM, April 29, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

2008 will be much different than 2006. McCain is leading both Obama and Clinton in most national polls. Wulsin won't even come close this election. Republicans will come out in droves to vote against Obama or Clinton. She's naive if she thinks anything different. And after the Wulsin/Black race, her negatives have got to be enormous. Most Democrats I talk to think she's a nutjob, and only support her out of party loyalty, if they support her at all.

 
at 4:06 PM, April 29, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

2:33, The economy is worse than ever so the Repugs will do even worse this time.

 
at 6:45 PM, April 29, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

2:33 is just another typical right-winger who makes up his own facts to fit his own beliefs. Take for example this statement:

"McCain is leading both Obama and Clinton in most national polls."

That is B.S.

Both Obama and Clinton are beating McCain in most polls.

Why do you right-wingers insist on lying when it's so easy to point it out?

 
at 7:17 PM, April 29, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Steve "little hands" Driehaus is for amnesty for illegal immigrants... GAME OVER

 
at 7:20 PM, April 29, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Wulsin is a complete whack job. Driehaus has been running since last April and hasn't even raised 1 million dollars yet... he's no quite the fundraiser Cranley was, is.

And Steve Driehaus hasn't seen a tax increas that he hasn't liked.

Looks like we'll have another Chabot-Cranley match-up in 2010.

 
at 7:23 PM, April 29, 2008 Anonymous Voice of Wyoming said...

Driehaus would be another rubber stamp for Pelosi's liberal agenda.

Steve Chabot is an honest guy. While I don't agree with him on every issue, he'll certainly have my vote come November.

 
at 8:20 PM, April 29, 2008 Anonymous No means No said...

Okay, lets take the gloves off.

When will the Enquirer report that Steve Driehaus had Marc "pajama party" Dann in for a fundraiser last year??? C'mon Chabot! Hit him on this!!!

 
at 9:17 PM, April 29, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

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"only support her out of party loyalty, if they support her at all. 2:33 PM, April 29, 2008"

Typical wRong wingnut whacko spewing the elephant dung propaganda !

Wulsin received 14,000 more primary votes than that schmidt !

Wulsin out raised sweet jeans by 50 percent this quarter. Schmidt raised just $187,000, has only $177,000 cash on hand, and carries a campaign debt of $277,000 !

Even after a strongly contested primary, Wulsin has over $212,000 cash on hand !

Once again it's XXX judge Tryintofoolyou !

PATHETIC 'family values' !

HAD ENOUGH, VOTE DEMOCRAT 2008 !

 
at 3:53 AM, April 30, 2008 Anonymous CincyCapell said...

McSame is toast. Either Hillary or Obama will wipe the floor with him.

 
at 7:53 AM, April 30, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anon 2:33-- The economy is worse than ever because the DEMONCRATS have control of Congress. The Dems took control and we have been in a faster downward spiral ever since. Pelosi & Reid have been so focused on hating Bush that they refused to do anything positive for the country with the fear Bush may get any credit. Voters, your protest vote in 06 got you nothing but $3.50 gas prices and vacant homes. Chabot has always been fiscally conservative and if people listened to him, we wouldnt be in this mess.

 
at 8:52 AM, April 30, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

All this talk about Steve Driehaus challenging Chabot...really. Driehaus is a term-limited liberal who accomplished absolutely nothing in C-bus.

 
at 9:01 AM, April 30, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Heard on the news that since the Dems took over Congress, gas is up $1.30 a gallon. Combine that with Obama's campaign crumbling, the infighting that will break up the party as a result, the multiple D scandals in C-bus that could will likely tarnish many Ds around the state by November and you have a mess, my little blue friends.

 
at 10:28 AM, April 30, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

If I were you Cincy Capped, I'd keep up your recent tactic of posting anonymous. You're getting punked on a daily basis like you rightfully deserve.
How's your business' associates this week? Laughing laughing, laughing!

 
at 1:06 PM, April 30, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Drip-Drip-Driphaus might as well drop out of the race. He has Z-E-R-O chance of beating Steve Chabot.

Same goes for Wacky Wulsin. Congresswoman Jean Schmidt will crush Icky Vicky by 15 points. I wish I could find that devastating Steve Black ad about "Dr." Wulsin's cruel AIDS experiments on gays. It's out there on YouTube, just can't find it. Black would have been a much better candidate against Schmidt, but it's too late now!

 
at 1:54 PM, April 30, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Vic "the Trick" Wulsin is getting CAUV tax breaks on her property, too.

That seemed to matter to the "pathetic" poster when Black got 'em, but apparently it's OK when Wulsin gets 'em.

How transparent. I'll hold my nose and vote for Mean Jean. Not the best but much better than Wulsin.

 
at 2:21 PM, April 30, 2008 Anonymous cincyCapell said...

Speaking of anonymous posts, that Log Cabin Republican, Jeff Capell, is posting again at 10:28. Whats the matter Jeffy, do your party overlords get mad at you when you sign your posts?

I enjoyed seeing you at you klan rally, err, 'debate' the other night.

Love,

CincyCapell

 
at 6:46 PM, April 30, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

It's always highly suspicious when some pathetic individual like cincycappell [AKA cheviot sports idiot] becomes obsessed with someone else's life. Cincycappell ought to switch his online name to Mark David Chapman or John Hinckley Jr.

It sounds like cincycapell is hiding in the same closet as Tom Cruise and John Travolta. Use your real name if you're going to attack someone else by his real name. Otherwise, you're just another gutless coward hiding behind a computer monitor.

 
at 1:21 AM, May 01, 2008 Anonymous Blue Chip said...

How Do You Like Us Now, Anonymous Losers?


at 11:11 AM, December 01, 2007 Anonymous said...
Jeff, you will soon learn the hard way that sucking up to fringe elements in a fringe party will get you nowhere. Unfortunately, you will take this once-great organization into the gutter and down the drain with you.

at 12:27 PM, December 11, 2007 Anonymous said...
It doesn't matter who started what. The backstabbers [you know who you are] and Whistleblower snitches [Michael Harlow, Jeff Capell, etc.] don't like it very much when the truth is spoken about them. Watch the Blue Chip Young Republicans continue to sink into irrelevance under them.
It's sad to see the once-great Blue Chip Young Republicans air their dirty laundry in public. It's the fault of Jeff Capell and Michael Harlow. That's how they operate. Backstabbers and snitches are now running this group.

It's been nothing but constant whining from these two idiots over the last couple of years. Anonymous whining through their official mouthpiece the Whistleblower, that is. Jeff Capell and Michael Harlow have driven away normal people from this group, never to return. The inmates are now running the asylum.
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2:42 PM, November 30, 2007
Anonymous said...
Great Capple, Gloyd and DeWhine.... 3 strikes and we are out! Thanks for helping the GOP lose the county - faster.

2:44 PM, November 21, 2007
Great dweedle-dum and dweedle-dummer leading the pack. God help the GOP with these clowns in charge

11:43 PM, November 20, 2007
Anon 11:27AM is Capell patting himself on the back. And why not, he's the leader of a fringe group which is part of a party that's about to lose all of it's power across the Nation in the next election. WOW! Well done Jeffy. Once DeWhine looses (which he will) and Schmidt (or a Dem) kicks filthy Phil Heimlich's corrupt arse you will be laughably irrelevant, as opposed to being merely completely irrelevant as you are now.
10:17 PM, November 26, 2007

 
at 11:31 AM, May 02, 2008 Blogger Cheviot Sports Idiot said...

I think that Log Cabin Capell's drunk post at 1:21 summed it up pretty well; he and his fringe pals have f'ed up the Blue Chippers beyond all hope, driven out all of the sane, productive members and loaded the group with a bunch of knuckle-dragging wingnut losers.

Way to go Jeffy!

 
at 2:29 PM, May 02, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Idiot You seem to be doing alot of blogging for Capped today. You must have gotten along well on your West Coast trip.
We did quite well here without you and the co-workers laughed and laughed. It was a fun week here in Blue Ash.

 
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