From the daily archives: Wednesday, October 24, 2012

The latest Time poll has Obama up 20 points with Ohio’s women. The Internet is abuzz with a another Republican’s comments about religion and rape. And people are still talking about Todd Akin and his legitimate rape comments.

I can’t think of a better time for Ohio’s Republican Party to roll out an ad in the Supreme Court race talking about rape.

I can just imagine some GOP intern running into the conference room proudly announcing: Rape is trending on Twitter right now! What should we do??

Just in case you were starting to think that the […]

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Indiana Senate candidate Richard Mourdock’s comments about rape have Republicans again having to defend or reject one of their own over an offensive and ignorant statement that most of them likely agree with.  Mourdock answered a debate question saying “even when life begins in that horrible situation of rape, that is something that God intended to happen.”

Today Marc Kovac posted video of Dave Catanese asking Josh Mandel how he felt about those comments. Mandel refused to denounce them saying he would like to see the video first. When pressed by Catanese, Mandel claims he’s proud to be pro-life […]

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Jim Renacci throws in the towel?

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Today the Plain Dealer confirmed a rumor that’s been floating around for a few days:  Jim Renacci has cancelled all of this broadcast television ad spending through the election.

I have no clue what his strategists are thinking.  Even with the great early voting turnout in Ohio, this appears to give Betty Sutton a huge advantage in a race that has been nearly tied in the polls for months.

Earlier this year Renacci was forced to give back tainted donations from Benjamin Suarez and his employees, his largest group of contributors this cycle.

Haley Morris at the DCCC told us: […]

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