The "BIPAC Daily" Political Analysis Newsletter

The following political analysis is from Business-Industry Political Action Committee (BIPAC) Political Analyst Jim Ellis. BIPAC is an independent, bipartisan organization. It is provided solely as a membership benefit to the organization's 300-plus member companies and trade associations. The views and opinions expressed do not necessarily represent those of any particular member or the organization generally.

Recent Posts

A Momentum Poll   4/22/2019
"A Momentum Poll" - by Jim Ellis  April 22, 2019   A new poll was released at week's end, and it may be our best glimpse of the national Democratic presidential picture. As we know, the national count matters little in how the individual states will select dele... (read more)
Last Updated: 4/22/2019 9:55:06 AM

McAuliffe Won't Go   4/19/2019
"McAuliffe Won't Go" - by Jim Ellis  April 19, 2019   After earlier indicating that he was preparing to announce a presidential effort, former Virginia Governor and ex-Democratic National Committee chairman Terry McAuliffe said yesterday that he would not becom... (read more)
Last Updated: 4/19/2019 9:39:29 AM

The House $   4/18/2019
"The House $" - by Jim Ellis  April 18, 2019   The Federal Election Commission reports are now in the public domain for first quarter 2019, and the amount of money being raised early suggests we could be headed for another record spending year in the 2020 campaigns... (read more)
Last Updated: 4/18/2019 9:47:29 AM

New Senate $ Figures   4/17/2019
"New Senate $ Figures" - by Jim Ellis  April 17, 2019   The first of eight quarters comprising the 2020 election cycle is now complete and, with that, most of the first Senate financial disclosure reports have been published. Below are the latest available cash-on-... (read more)
Last Updated: 4/17/2019 10:27:30 AM

Judge Moore Leads Again   4/16/2019
"Judge Moore Leads Again" - by Jim Ellis  April 16, 2019   Mason-Dixon Polling & Strategy just surveyed the Alabama electorate (4/9-11; 625 AL registered voters), testing Sen. Doug Jones' (D) pre-campaign political strength and the fledgling potential Repub... (read more)
Last Updated: 4/16/2019 9:47:55 AM

Rep. Loebsack to Retire   4/15/2019
"Rep. Loebsack Retires" - by Jim Ellis  April 15, 2019   On Friday, seven-term Iowa Rep. David Loebsack (D-Iowa City) announced that he will not seek re-election in 2020. Mr. Loebsack, a former college professor, first came to Congress in the 2006 election when he... (read more)
Last Updated: 4/15/2019 9:17:17 AM

Iowa and New Hampshire Data   4/12/2019
"Iowa and New Hampshire Data" - by Jim Ellis  April 12, 2019   Earlier in the week, we reported upon polling data (Change Research and Emerson College) that suggested Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) had edged ahead of former Vice President Joe Biden and is even outpolli... (read more)
Last Updated: 4/12/2019 9:47:38 AM

Poll: Sanders Up In California   4/11/2019
"Poll:  Sanders Up In California" - by Jim Ellis  April 11, 2019   The Change Research polling organization released a new Democratic primary poll of the California electorate (4/6-9; 2,003 CA likely Democratic primary voters) and projects Sen. Bernie Sanders... (read more)
Last Updated: 4/11/2019 10:04:53 AM

Washington Moves   4/10/2019
"Washington Moves" - by Jim Ellis  April 10, 2019   One of the most interesting facets of the Democratic presidential nomination process sounds mundane, but it may be more telling than any single campaign factor.    The primary/caucus schedule wil... (read more)
Last Updated: 4/10/2019 10:07:32 AM

Swalwell In; Sanders Up In Bay State   4/9/2019
"Swalwell In; Sanders Up In Bay State" - by Jim Ellis  April 9, 2019   California Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin/Hayward), who for many months has been indicating that he would run for President, finally announced his intentions yesterday and becomes the 18th Democra... (read more)
Last Updated: 4/9/2019 8:20:33 AM

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