Tag Archives: US Senate

Joe Biden is referred to as a moderate. How centrist was his voting record relative to the times and other members of Congress?

The media narrative that Joe Biden represents the moderate third way has been aided by the attacks of other candidates for Democratic nomination on both his US Senate voting record and on the Obama Administration. Given this general acceptance of his moderation I decided to dig deeper because never have I as a keen political […]

Precinct analysis: What is happening in Broward?

(IMPORTANT NOTE: Since the writing of this article, I have been able to look at the numbers in the Congressional races in Broward County and compare their undervotes with the Senate undervotes (something, admittedly, I should have done sooner). The same issue is happening in these Congressional races as it is in the US Senate […]

Is a gender gap developing in the Democratic Primary for US Senate?

It has not been much discussed but as the summer has worn on the public polling in the US Senate race has indicated clearly that Patrick Murphy does better among females not only head-to-head with Alan Grayson in a hypothetical Democratic Primary but also when matched up against Republicans in a General Election.  I will […]

Poll: US Senate Democratic nomination

In April we asked our readers about who they preferred for the US Senate nomination among announced and potential Democratic candidates. We are doing the same again now, five months later.  In April, Alan Grayson got 73% support from our readers with 21% going to Patrick Murphy. The rest went to Pam Keith and “undecided.” […]

Guest Column: Democrats need to think logically about 2016 US Senate Race

By Sean Phillippi Little if anything in life is free.  Almost everything, especially in politics, comes at a cost.  This is certainly the case when one is standing on political principle.  The largest costs are usually those that we don’t expect or foresee.  Recent developments in Florida’s 2016 US Senate race bring to mind a shining […]