Monday, June 2, 2014

Roundup for June 2

Today's non-coal news in the race:

  • Washington observers have too much faith that McConnell will win, Chris Cillizza writes in his column "The Fix" in The Washington Post. His first quote is from a "Republican operative closely connected with the McConnell world, who spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss the race candidly." that person said, “I think the odds are slightly better than 50/50, but not much better. The election is about us, and with 30 years of record and the last [10] in leadership, that is tough.” Cillizza still makes McConnell the favorite because of his political skills and the unpopularity of President Obama, but adds: "The question at the heart of this campaign — and one we won’t probably know the answer to until the day after the election — is this: Whose unpopularity matters more, McConnell’s or Obama’s?" (Read more)

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