Ethan Strimling and Phil Harriman predict who will win the presidency, Congress, the Maine Legislature and whether same-sex marriage will be legalized.
Ethan Strimling expresses worry about Obama’s re-election chances but says the odds are still in his favor. Phil Harriman roots for Romney and emphasizes the likelihood of the presidential election being a razor-thin one.
Last night, as President Obama and Governor Romney battled it out over domestic issues in the second of three debates Ethan Strimling live blogged his reaction to the debate and both candidates. His posts and final thoughts below. Final Thoughts: My analogy to the Rumble in the Jungle appears to be playing out. Obama rope-a-doped the first […]
All the pundits are pontificating that Romney killed Obama Wednesday night in substance, style, and control. Indeed, my excellent colleague at the BDN, Matt Gagnon, even commented on his facebook page; “DOWN GOES FRAZIER! DOWN GOES FRAZIER!” in reference to the 1973 fight in which George Foreman knocked down, and ultimately defeated, the Heavyweight Champion […]
Yesterday during an interview with WCSH, U.S. Senate candidate independent Angus King appeared to say he is backing off his pledge to stay positive in this campaign. His exact words were, “We are going to come back and draw the distinctions between Charlie Summers and myself.” “Drawing a distinction” can really only mean one thing: […]
Ethan: Last week we previewed Charlie Summers’ first TV spot. This week, Angus King has responded by going on the air with a foray of his own. The beginning of the ad starts with a shot of the earth from outer space and then swoopes down to what I think must be Angus’ front yard. […]
Ethan Strimling and Phil Harriman discuss what candidates for the U.S. Senate and House, Maine Legislature and presidency will have to do to win.
When we heard Governor King slam the negative attacks against him and declare that no negative ads will be coming from his campaign “whatsoever,” we got to thinking. Has Angus always been so above the fray? When he decried that the ad was “distorting my record as Governor, and taking aim at my character,” was […]
Phil Harriman and Ethan Strimling debate the pros and cons of electing Mitt Romney for president.
Post from Ethan Strimling As damaging as a decision to repeal Health Care Reform would have been to Obama’s re-election campaign, the decision to affirm was just as advantageous. Although this election will hinge on the economy, a decision against Obama would have affirmed in voters’ minds what Romney has been saying all along; that […]