Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Weirauch Was Nearly Tied In The Polls Before the NRCC Tied Her To Hillary

The effect of association with Hillary is an increasingly scary proposition for Democrats across the country, especially progressive women running in red districts. The Politico reported that Republican polls showed Robin Weirauch actually leading Bob Latta in the conservative Ohio 5th District:
President Bush won 61 percent of the vote in the district in 2004. But a poll conducted for Latta’s campaign last week showed him trailing Weirauch by four points, according to a GOP operative.
Weirauch's lead quickly disappeared after this ad scared them into considering her possible ties to Hillary: