By Dave Andrusko Although the election was almost three weeks ago, there is still plenty to ruminate on, especially when you take second and third looks at national exit polling. Chris Cillizza is a political reporter for the Washington Post whose pieces are often fluff for President Obama, although of late he has come …Continue reading "What do the numbers tell us about how the faithful voted in 2014?"
By Dave Andrusko Last night was arguably the most impressive overall showing by pro-life candidates in more than three decades. You already know the dominant sound bite: Republicans took control of the Senate, President Obama is repudiated, Obama doesn’t care. Here are five takeaways from November 4, 2014: #1. There is a reason the …Continue reading "Five Takeaways from Tuesday night (and there could be ten)"
By Carol Tobias, President, National Right to Life To all the wonderful pro-lifers who helped us during this election season, a heart-felt “Thank you!” So many grassroots pro-lifers assisted in so many different ways, helping to pave the way to oust pro-abortion Harry Reid from his role as Senate Majority Leader. Whether you volunteered …Continue reading "Thank You, Grassroots pro-life America!"
By Dave Andrusko I know, I know, we’ve already talked twice today about how the War on Women flamed out, ran out of petro –take your pick of metaphors. But this gigantic charade—produced by, directed by, and starring pro-abortion Democrats—is not going to go away easily. Too many interest groups (aka EMILY’s List, NARAL, …Continue reading "Pro-abortion lament: Women win but “not women’s issues”"
By Dave Andrusko Later today National Right to Life will begin providing real-time updates to our website to track the key races targeted by National Right to Life. You can catch those updates at www.nrlc.org. If you have not voted, be sure to go to nrlpac.org/endorse-states.htm to find out which candidates will use their …Continue reading "Be sure to join NRLC to follow key election returns"
By Dave Andrusko In composing an absolutely withering column in which she crushed President Obama, Wall Street Journal columnist Peggy Noonan started with this: “No one knows what’s going to happen next week, never mind Nov. 4.” True enough, we don’t. But, then again, we could never know 11 days out whether there will …Continue reading "The mid-term elections and those who are “extremely” or “very likely” to vote"
By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. This is the lead editorial from the October digital edition of National Right to Life News. There are a few minor changes to reflect that it is now six days since this first appeared on line. You can read this editorial—and the complete 38-page issue—at www.nrlc.org/uploads/NRLNews/NRLNEWSOCT2014.pdf. It’s hard to …Continue reading "Just 11 more days until Election Day"
By Karen Cross, National Right to Life Political Director Editor’s note. This appears on page one of the October digital edition of National Right to Life News. You can read this and every other story and column at www.nrlc.org/uploads/NRLNews/NRLNEWSOCT2014.pdf. A study in contrasts. Unlike, for example, the pro-abortion group EMILY’s List, which is largely …Continue reading "A Focus on Abortion in the 2014 Election"
By Dave Andrusko Yesterday we discussed the November elections and the daunting prospects Democrats face, given the rocky political terrain. In that context, we mulled over President Obama’s approval numbers which (if you were an Obama supporter looking for the “good news”) had not changed much in the past few months. But 43.2% is …Continue reading "Why Obama matters even though he is “not on the ballot” this November"
By Dave Andrusko Let’s put together a Gallup summary of President Obama’s popularity over the last three months (which ran yesterday) and an analysis of what might happen this fall, provided today by Josh Kraushaar at the National Journal and see what they tell us. Gallup’s Jeffrey Jones tells us “President Barack Obama averaged …Continue reading "What the numbers are telling us about the outcome of the November mid-term elections"