Saturday, October 13, 2012

Democratic Dreams of Big Wins in Illinois Fading - The Daily Beast

James Warren on what’s turning out to be Madigan’s remap fiasco.  Warren omits Gov Pat Quinn’s drag on the ticket.  Illinois went for the tax hike solution and voters have the comparisons with Walker’s Wisconsin and Mitch Daniel’s Indiana for successful alternatives.

The fact that Walsh is very much alive heading into the final weeks of the campaign suggests a possible Election Day stunner on President Obama’s home turf: Despite the president’s own assured victory in Illinois, more Republican congressmen may survive than ever imagined after Democrats vividly shafted the GOP in redrawing congressional districts.

Democratic Dreams of Big Wins in Illinois Fading - The Daily Beast

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