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In Texas, where Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison is retiring, we’re likely to see the biggest, most expensive Senate primary of the 2012 season. Today on Coffee and Markets we’re talking with Michael Williams, a candidate for the job, about what his priorities will be for the race, what he [...]
This past week I gave a speech to a group of investors. The organizer of the event e-mailed me the night before, asking that I please try to be optimistic. Well, that’s my usual habitat. But optimism has been hard for me this year. Our muddle-through economy and lackluster stock market, challenged by so many [...]
Though the five months between now and Election Day might seem like an eternity in politics, at least one thing is clear: Top tier Republican candidates are solidifying the playing field and ensuring that the GOP will challenge more than enough Democrat-held seats to put the majority in play.
As we enter the height of the [...]
The always informative RealClearPolitics looks at other races to watch in today’s Super Tuesday primaries:
Today’s elections feature top-tier Senate and gubernatorial races in California and Nevada, as well as a Senate runoff in Arkansas and competitive GOP primary in the South Carolina governor’s race. Those are just the highlights of a full slate of primaries, but [...]