Indys swing to McMahon in CT

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 - 11:10 AM

Thanks to a flip among independent voters, Republican Senate candidate Linda McMahon cut Democrat Dick Blumenthal's lead to just 3 percent.

In Quinnipiac's poll of likely voters in Connecticut, McMahon trails Blumenthal 46-49 percent. That's closer than the Q poll on September 14, which had shown Blumenthal leading 51-45 percent.

In the latest poll, independent voters flipped from Blumenthal to McMahon.

Two weeks ago, Blumenthal split independent voters with McMahon, 47-46.

In today's poll, McMahon is pulling away among independent voters, 49-44 percent.


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Unfortunately, the only candidate who really understands the issues and how the economy works is not showing up in this poll: Warren Mosler. I think his main problem is that it is tough to convey his views in a soundbite. If you want to get beyond the soundbites and learn about how the monetary system works and why neither party has a clue, check out his blog at Baird

Sep. 29 2010 11:16 PM

YEHHHHHHH HAAAAAAAA-get rid of that dishonest crooked Blumenthal, having him win would be as scary as a bear getting a bikini wax! Go home Dick, your days are numbered.

Sep. 29 2010 07:44 PM

The outcome of government take-over :
1. In banking industry, the result of government take-over is big bonus parties backed by the tax-payer's invaluable cash.
2. In healcare reform, the outcome of government take-over is to dump ill children when needed most.
3. In oil spill, the administration should be held responsible for its deregulation, urging a big government
Chanting deficit :
1. Amid chanting deficit, the same old failed policy.
2. Amid chanting deficit, hands-off approach over huge trade deficit from oil money spill & trade imbalance with China from remorseless health care premium.
3. Unfortunately, as a direct consequence of remorseless health care premium, numerous folks have no choice but to hang onto affordable offerings, since one in two households is said to face a hard decision between necessity & drug.
4. Inaction cost in relation to health care reform totals $9trillion over the next decade.
5. Over the next 10 years, total Bush tax cut costs will equal $3.9 trillion, .... the tax cuts would increase deficits by nearly $4 trillion between 2005 and 2014.
The most critical debt : Personal Bankruptcy
1. The current recession came from Personal Bankruptcy largely as a consequence of the relentless health care costs, pain at the pump, and the subsequent subprime mortgage crisis.
In the face of huge trade deficit from oil money spill & trade imbalance with China, the primary economic policy of previous administration was " spending baby "to the great delight of republicans' sponsors.
2. By comparison, the recovered stock market value alone, around $1.5 trillion, is nearly twice as much as the stimulus package, set aside all the other benefits.
As always, the republicans and unqualified media let folks locked in a box. ruling out the positive effects.
The most promising deficit-cut of government : Slashing the destructive war & military waste
1. Slashing the destructive war & military waste alone supposedly could be enough to balance the budget.

Sep. 29 2010 12:18 AM

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