Is the 10th District in play?
Friday, Jul 28, 2006
Cook and Rothenberg differ on the 10th District race between incumbent Mark Kirk and Democrat Dan Seals.
The Cook Political Report, a Washington-based non-partisan on-line analysis of congressional races across the country, now lists the 10th District race as one of 54 Republican seats nationwide that could be competitive in November. The seat is still listed as “likely Republican,” the least competitive of three categories identified in the report. It was previously considered a safe seat. […]
Read the whole thing. This is a very good political story from a suburban weekly. That’s not a common thing.
Also, take a look at a recent bipartisan poll of the 50 most hotly contested congressional races in the country, 40 of them which are Republican. [pdf file] It’s not great news for the nation’s majority party.