Election*Projection keeps the 2014 Senate up one for the GOPer’s

A second poll dump from the collaboration between CBS, The New York Times and YouGov has shaken up the numbers here at Election Projection, producing a total of eight Senate rating changes. However, despite all the movement, the projected balance of power in the 2014 Senate elections remains unchanged at 51-46-3.

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Hillsong…The Australian Mega Singing Church….

The Hillsong empire might appear to be a musical powerhouse first and a church second. It is, after all, a multimillion-dollar enterprise, drawing large crowds to arena concert performances; one of its bands, Hillsong United, is even the subject of a documentary scheduled for release by Warner Bros. next year.

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Another poll with Michele Nunn gaining on David Perdue…

Republican David Perdue’s lead over Democrat Michelle Nunn went from 9 points to 3 since the poll three weeks ago. Perdue led 50% to 41% on 08/18/14, when many voters were still on vacation. Today, with most of Georgia back from summer break, Perdue leads 47% to 44%.

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American’s Want a War?…No…Do they want to go after ISIS/ISIL?…Yes

….. poll itself does contain some grounds for these conclusions, finding that 61 percent say “military action” against ISIS in Iraq and Syria is “in the national interest.”…..

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The House is ready to fund things as to NOT shut down the Government…

House Republicans rolled out a stopgap spending bill to keep the government funded through Dec. 11 but also reshaping the budget landscape in a manner that tilts toward the GOP if it should win control of the Senate in November.

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President Obama WILL order airstrikes against ISIS/ISIL in Syria…

President Obama is prepared to use U.S. military airstrikes in Syria as part of an expanded campaign to defeat the Islamic State and does not believe he needs formal congressional approval to take that action, according to people who have spoken with the president in recent days.

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Apple launches iPhone 6 in 4.7 and 5.5 versions and Apple Watch

Apple CEO Tim Cook stated that the company expects the launch of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus to trigger “the mother of all upgrades” as consumers consider their next smartphone purchase.

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Daily Kos Elections Polling Wrap: What you can (and cannot) conclude based on the YouGov poll series

Daily Kos’s Singiser on YouGov polling…..

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Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest 9/9/14… Republicans in danger of going 0-for-3 in Kansas

The bottom line is that Pat Roberts is in a tremendous amount of danger. And so is his ticket-mate, Gov. Sam Brownback.

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Political Roundup for September 9th, 2014…The NY Governor Democratic Margin and Zephyr Teachout…Red Racing Horses

NY-Gov: Operation Chaos style voting in an opposing party’s primary rarely actually makes a big difference in a race, but for what it’s worth Conservative Party Chairman Mike Long wants people to do precisely that and vote in the Democratic primary for Zephyr Teachout over Andrew Cuomo today.

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Daily Real Clear Politics Polling Numbers 8/30/14 to 9/9/14….

Polling numbers from 8/30/14 to 9/9/14……

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Bill Clinton talks to EVERYBODY…That included President George Bush during his 2nd term…

“He used to call me twice a year in his second term, just to talk,” the 42nd president disclosed Monday, with the 43rd president at his side…….

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Dick Cheney visits with House GOP?

Cheney’s visit comes the same day congressional leaders will meet at the White House with President Obama over his strategy for dealing with the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.

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The Ray Rice Thing…..

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, who had originally given Rice a two-game ban, increased the suspension after viewing the new video for the first time, NFL spokesman Greg Aiello said on Twitter…..

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America is and will be fighting in the Middle East for a Long time….PDog101 OpEd

I read in this morning polls that have the American public is over 70% FOR the President of the United States carrying on airstrikes against the militant Islamic group in Iraq and Syria….

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Stu Rothenberg now thinks the GOP gains 7 seats in the Senate…9/8/14

While the current Rothenberg Political Report ratings don’t show it, I am now expecting a substantial Republican Senate wave in November, with a net gain of at least seven seats.

But I wouldn’t be shocked by a larger gain.

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