The latest Marquette Law School poll shows Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D) leading former governor Tommy Thompson (R) , 50 percent to 41 percent in the Wisconsin Senate race. When the two recently met for the first debate of the election, their polarizing views illustrated the division shown by the poll. Read more about the debate from the Badger Herald.
Virginia Republican U.S. Senate candidate George Allen released a new ad attacking Democratic candidate Tim Kaine’s past and proposed tax policies. Last week during a debate in McLean, Va., Kaine said he “would be open to a proposal to have some minimum tax level for everyone.” (via The Richmond Times-Dispatch)
It shouldn’t be news that somebody who wants to go into the Senate is willing to start from a position of openness and dialogue. We can’t start with non-negotiable.”
- Virginia U.S. Senate candidate Tim Kaine (D) during a debate against Republican candidate George Allen on Thursday, Sept. 20 in McLean, Va. Kaine and Allen both tried to stay as bipartisan as possible during the debate, focusing on decreasing the national debt while avoiding cuts to the military budget. (via The Richmond Times-Dispatch)