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Poll: In House race, Rob Steele leads John Dingell by 4 points
Detroit Free Press | 10/8/10 | KATHLEEN GRAY

Posted on 10/08/2010 5:08:28 AM PDT by paudio

Per copyright rule, we can only put a title and link for an article from Gannett .

In House race, Rob Steele leads John Dingell by 4 points


TOPICS: Extended News; Front Page News; Politics/Elections; US: Michigan
KEYWORDS: dingell; mi15; steele
Dingell is in trouble... MI-15 is not even in 100 key races according to The Key House Races. Help Steele (no, it's a different Steele!):

Dr. Rob Steele for Congress

1 posted on 10/08/2010 5:08:33 AM PDT by paudio
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To: paudio

Oh, this would be too good if John Dingell went down. Between he and his Dad, they represented that district for something like 75 years. I think 75 years is enough for one family....


2 posted on 10/08/2010 5:10:43 AM PDT by Old Teufel Hunden
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To: paudio

GREAT NEWS~!!


3 posted on 10/08/2010 5:11:05 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: paudio

I guess it’s taking ol’ John even longer than he thought to control the people.


4 posted on 10/08/2010 5:12:42 AM PDT by conservativebuckeye
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To: paudio

Dingell needs to get his bell rung.


5 posted on 10/08/2010 5:12:42 AM PDT by Enterprise (As a disaster unfolds, a putz putts.)
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To: paudio

Great!


6 posted on 10/08/2010 5:14:54 AM PDT by DarthVader (That which supports Barack Hussein Obama must be sterilized and there are NO exceptions!)
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To: paudio

But what about Dingell-Norwood?


7 posted on 10/08/2010 5:16:40 AM PDT by Maceman
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To: paudio

Many would consider a loss by Dingell,berry good news.


8 posted on 10/08/2010 5:19:35 AM PDT by WayneS (Respect the 2nd Amendment; Repeal the 16th)
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To: WayneS

Oops. Sorry for the “typo”...


9 posted on 10/08/2010 5:20:09 AM PDT by WayneS (Respect the 2nd Amendment; Repeal the 16th)
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To: WayneS

It’s a berry berry good news, indeed! :-)


10 posted on 10/08/2010 5:22:03 AM PDT by paudio (How could you be an open-minded person if you are a liberal?)
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To: Maceman

Nice Algore reference. That was a hilarious debate.


11 posted on 10/08/2010 5:24:08 AM PDT by GnL
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To: Ann Archy
GREAT NEWS~!!

WORTH REPEATING to anyone who has ever listened to this arrogant, condescending POS politician.

12 posted on 10/08/2010 5:30:58 AM PDT by PGalt
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To: Old Teufel Hunden

78 years. Plus, the district that dad was first elected to was within the city of Detroit, and Jr. has had to move westward just to stay in Congress.


13 posted on 10/08/2010 5:38:07 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Amber Lamps !"~~)
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To: paudio

Ha!
Dingell complains that this latest poll is a Republican tool....

But the Detroit News provides an “objective view”?????


14 posted on 10/08/2010 5:38:19 AM PDT by G Larry
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To: AuH2ORepublican; Clintonfatigued; Clemenza; Crichton; Impy; darkangel82; ...

Dingell trailing ?


15 posted on 10/08/2010 5:39:36 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Amber Lamps !"~~)
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To: Maceman
But what about Dingell-Norwood?

Well played, my friend, well played. :)

16 posted on 10/08/2010 5:48:53 AM PDT by TonyInOhio ( Live free or die: Death is not the worst of evils.)
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To: paudio
This race has been on my sleeper list for a couple of months. Dingell finally appears to be what he is, a fossil tied to archaic ideas. In Dr. Steele, Dingell faces the first real GOP challenger he's had in over twenty years.
17 posted on 10/08/2010 5:52:10 AM PDT by TonyInOhio ( Live free or die: Death is not the worst of evils.)
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To: GnL

All 3 of those debates were classics. Gore acted completely different in each


18 posted on 10/08/2010 5:56:58 AM PDT by petercooper (Imam Obama)
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To: petercooper

LOL, remember when Algore went up to W while he was answering a question and got in W’s space, W looked Algore up and down and then looked back at the camera and finished his answer! Classic W smirk!


19 posted on 10/08/2010 6:46:54 AM PDT by Jodi (FUBO)
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To: paudio
FRANKLY, JOHN, IT'S TIME TO GO... @ www.youtube.com/v/giC7Zw8b3Rg?fs=1

JOHN DINGELL: "I goofed."

MICHIGAN VOTERS:  "Bye, bye."

IT'S TIME TO RETIRE JOHN DINGELL, SEND HIM HOME FOR A NICE LONG REST.

read more from John Fund...

The Dingell family has held the Congressional seat in southeastern Michigan for nearly eight decades.  Rep. John Dingell, now the longest-serving member of Congress, inherited the seat in 1955 when his father died after 23 years in office. The seat has been a family preserve since the dawn of the New Deal.

That's appropriate given that Mr. Dingell has been a cheerleader for big-spending programs and universal health care throughout his career. But even in a district that includes the liberal bastion of Ann Arbor, home to the University of Michigan, this may not be the best year for an 84-year-old incumbent to be running on a pro-Big Government record.

Mr. Dingell's Republican opponent is Ann Arbor cardiologist Rob Steele, who says he decided to run after Mr. Dingell helped ram through "insane spending" programs that passed with many House members not even reading the bills. A poll commissioned by Mr. Steele shows Mr. Dingell potentially vulnerable. A more recent poll by the Detroit News shows Mr. Dingell with a healthy lead, but many voters remain undecided    

LET'S HELP THEM DECIDE.

IT'S NOT THE DINGELL SEAT, IT BELONGS TO THE PEOPLE OF MICHIGAN.

REMEMBER IN NOVEMBER.  DON'T FORGET OCTOBER.

sponsored by The TEA/GOP CONSERVATIVE PARTY: THE GROWN-UPS NOT AFRAID TO SAY NO.

(We are the American people and we approve this message). 

20 posted on 10/08/2010 6:54:44 AM PDT by true believer forever
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To: fieldmarshaldj

As a boy, I would ride by his Outer Drive office and spit on the window before doing my paper route...


21 posted on 10/08/2010 7:04:34 AM PDT by Sir Francis Dashwood (Arjuna, why have you have dropped your bow???)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

In fact, every time I rode by it...


22 posted on 10/08/2010 7:05:31 AM PDT by Sir Francis Dashwood (Arjuna, why have you have dropped your bow???)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

Maybe it helped...


23 posted on 10/08/2010 7:06:01 AM PDT by Sir Francis Dashwood (Arjuna, why have you have dropped your bow???)
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To: Jodi
DICK MORRIS BELIEVES... @ www.youtube.com/v/fqAPHn-xqdM?fs=1

Dick Morris believes Rob Steele - AND OTHERS - can win:

My how time flies. John Dingell has been in Congress for 55 years! The all time record for the  House.  And Dad was in the seat for 23 before that!! Now the dynasty could end and voters could  evict the 83 year-old Dingell who, more than any other Congressman, wrote the health care bill.Dr. Rob Steele, a heart doctor, is opposing him and is only seven points behind! But nobody believes Dingell could lose. The truth is that Steele can win.   Help him outRob Steele for Congress.

Coalition 

Join a Coalition   Volunteer   Tell A Friend  Lawn Signs

more little campaign thingees for Dr. Steele at http://www.buddysblog.typepad.com/blog - help yourself.  Please do what you can to help  Dr. Steele get to  DC... I miss W so much.

24 posted on 10/08/2010 7:07:33 AM PDT by true believer forever
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To: true believer forever

Dingell has been there longer than I have been alive...

I didn’t even like him when I was a kid.


25 posted on 10/08/2010 7:11:40 AM PDT by Sir Francis Dashwood (Arjuna, why have you have dropped your bow???)
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To: TonyInOhio
THE DINGELL-PELOSI HEALTH CARE BILL WAS PASSED AGAINST THE WILL OF THE PEOPLE.

Steele LOCAL

A PHYSICIAN’S CONCERNS

A recent poll has shown Dr. Steele to be well within striking distance of John Dingell.  With your help we can get the message out to voters and we WILL retire the longest serving member of the House of Representatives.

John Dingell wants you to sit down and shut up... @ www.youtube.com/v/Xqp0eXfpiWU?fs=1

 

IT'S TIME TO RETIRE JOHN DINGELL,  SEND HIM HOME FOR A NICE LONG REST.

Dr. Steele on facebook 

Twitter

YouTube

FLICKR

Visit Dr. Steele's website

26 posted on 10/08/2010 7:14:53 AM PDT by true believer forever
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To: paudio; All

The Rossman Group’s Release:

Dingell Slightly Trailing Steele

Race within the margin, but “Dean of the House” behind

LANSING, Mich. — In what is perceived as an anti-incumbent year, Congressman John Dingell (D-MI) – the longest-serving member of the U.S. House of Representatives – slightly trails his Republican opponent Rob Steele. A new, independent poll shows 43.8 percent choosing Steele, 39.5 percent Dingell, 11 percent undecided, and the other candidates splitting up the rest.

“With more than 50 years of service in Congress, Dingell may be the poster boy for many dissatisfied voters who are gunning for incumbents this year,” said Kelly Rossman-McKinney, CEO and founder of The Rossman Group which conducted the survey in partnership with Team TelCom. “The ‘Dean of the House’ will be tough to beat, but these numbers show that at this point, even The Dean is not immune to the anger that is brewing with the electorate.”

Dingell and Steele both carry about three quarters of their respective party supporters, but Dingell trails 31.7 percent to fifty percent amongst Independent voters and by nearly 80 points amongst those who consider themselves Tea Party supporters. Steele is ahead 46.7 percent to 37.9 percent amongst voters 65 and older, and the only age group Dingell leads in is the 30-45 category. Men prefer Steele by a 54.4 to 31.6 margin, while women choose Dingell 46.9 to 33.8 percent.

The automated poll, conducted October 4, surveyed 400 likely voters in Michigan’s 15th Congressional District on the contest and has a margin of error of +/- 5.6%. The weekly survey of 400 likely voters statewide on Michigan’s races for Governor, Secretary of State, and Attorney General was also conducted on October 4th. The results of the questions on statewide races are attached and charts showing the progress over the last several weeks are attached:
—MORE—

Governor
Rick Snyder – 53%
Virg Bernero – 30.5%
Undecided – 16.5%

Secretary of State
Ruth Johnson – 47%
Jocelyn Benson – 30.8%
Undecided – 22.3%

Attorney General
Bill Schuette – 47%
David Leyton – 29%
Undecided – 24%

Republicans continue to hold considerable leads in all of the statewide races, as has been the case since the weekly polling began over six weeks ago. One trend to monitor in the Governor’s race is that this week’s results are the third in a row where there has been a slight uptick in the number of undecideds and small drop in support for Snyder, however, Bernero does not appear to be benefiting directly from this subtle movement since he remains hovering at 30 percent.

“The flood of ads Democrats have tried to dump into this race to prop up Bernero may be having a tiny effect, but is it enough and is there enough time for them to decide it’s worth staying the course?,” said Rossman-McKinney. “Considering the static nature of the Secretary of State and Attorney General numbers, Democrats will need to pour a lot of resources into these races if they hope to use them as a “firewall” as many observers expect.”

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27 posted on 10/08/2010 7:16:12 AM PDT by taildragger ((Palin / Mulally 2012 ))
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To: Jodi

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oAUcyfKESts


28 posted on 10/08/2010 9:47:18 AM PDT by petercooper (Imam Obama)
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To: petercooper

O.M.G! Yup, that’s the clip. fgs, Algore is an idiot!


29 posted on 10/08/2010 10:40:29 AM PDT by Jodi (FUBO)
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To: TonyInOhio; randita; InterceptPoint

We would love to see your “sleeper” list.


30 posted on 10/08/2010 1:41:32 PM PDT by CPT Clay (Pick up your weapon and follow me.)
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To: taildragger

Governor
Rick Snyder – 53%
Virg Bernero – 30.5%

I wonder why dems would poor money into this race?


31 posted on 10/08/2010 1:48:35 PM PDT by CPT Clay (Pick up your weapon and follow me.)
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To: TonyInOhio

That is one of the most encouraging things about this election.

Lost in all the talk about the “wave” or the “tea party tsunami”, is that one of the main reason for the success of many of the local Republican campaigns is the number of high quality candidates that the Republicans have presented to the public in those races. Yes, you have people who are riding the wave, but there are a lot of candidates, like Johnson is WI, Miller in Alaska, etc, who are just super impressive, and it’s not hard to see what they would be doing so well, even without a wave.

It’s really good to see good quality people who aren’t politicians decide to become citizen politicians, and take matter into their own hands. They may yet save this country from the brink.


32 posted on 10/08/2010 1:50:21 PM PDT by Truthsearcher
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To: Truthsearcher
Lost in all the talk about the “wave” or the “tea party tsunami”, is that one of the main reason for the success of many of the local Republican campaigns is the number of high quality candidates that the Republicans have presented to the public in those races.

Excellent point! Taken a step further, consider the Tea Party movement as a candidate development and training program. Leaders are emerging from local Tea Party groups who are fired up and committed to conservative ideals. Those leaders are going to run for local school boards and town councils. Then they will move to mayorships or statewide elective office. There are GOP farm teams springing up all over the country and those teams will result in committed candidates working their way up the ranks.

No political party has the resources to recruit and develop farm team talent. It's happening in the conservative movement all on its own. Democrats have no comparative movement. All they have is 60's style protestors who want to tear down, not build up.

This is why Democrats should fear the Tea Party movement. It's not only the voters, it's the candidate development and training aspect.

33 posted on 10/08/2010 3:15:09 PM PDT by randita (Visit keyhouseraces.com to find GOP House candidates who need your support to knock off a DEM.)
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To: paudio

Has anybody listened to Dingell recently? Nobody could form a better argument for term limits than playing a 90 second clip of this guy. For goodness sake, this guy has been there since Eisenhower was President.


34 posted on 10/08/2010 3:30:12 PM PDT by conservativebuckeye
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To: TonyInOhio

Hey Tony, What is on your sleeper list?


35 posted on 10/08/2010 5:04:46 PM PDT by CPT Clay (Pick up your weapon and follow me.)
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To: grellis; cripplecreek

Is this really happening?

Michigan ping.


36 posted on 10/08/2010 7:58:14 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued (Obama's more worried about Israelis building houses than he is about Islamists building atomic bombs)
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To: fieldmarshaldj; AuH2ORepublican; Clintonfatigued; randita; Norman Bates; justiceseeker93; ...

Sweet sassy molassy.


37 posted on 10/09/2010 4:38:45 AM PDT by Impy (Don't call me red.)
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To: Springman; sergeantdave; cyclotic; netmilsmom; RatsDawg; PGalt; FreedomHammer; queenkathy; ...

If you would like to be added or dropped from the Michigan ping list, please freepmail me.


38 posted on 10/09/2010 7:08:46 AM PDT by grellis (I am Jill's overwhelming sense of disgust.)
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To: paudio

‘Help Steele (no, it’s a different Steele!)’

LOL!


39 posted on 10/09/2010 7:48:18 PM PDT by SeattleBruce (T minus 24 days to SMACKDOWN - Tea Party like it's 1773! Pray 2 Chronicles 7:14!)
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To: Old Teufel Hunden

“Oh, this would be too good if John Dingell went down. Between he and his Dad, they represented that district for something like 75 years. I think 75 years is enough for one family....”

Term limits.


40 posted on 10/09/2010 7:49:03 PM PDT by SeattleBruce (T minus 24 days to SMACKDOWN - Tea Party like it's 1773! Pray 2 Chronicles 7:14!)
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To: TonyInOhio

“In Dr. Steele, Dingell faces the first real GOP challenger he’s had in over twenty years.”

I think this is happening all over the fruited plain. Good candidates, concerned for this great land, are stepping up and finally challenging the entrenched incumbents.


41 posted on 10/09/2010 7:53:15 PM PDT by SeattleBruce (T minus 24 days to SMACKDOWN - Tea Party like it's 1773! Pray 2 Chronicles 7:14!)
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To: Truthsearcher

“It’s really good to see good quality people who aren’t politicians decide to become citizen politicians, and take matter into their own hands. They may yet save this country from the brink.”

Excellent points!


42 posted on 10/09/2010 7:59:09 PM PDT by SeattleBruce (T minus 24 days to SMACKDOWN - Tea Party like it's 1773! Pray 2 Chronicles 7:14!)
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To: true believer forever

His father won the Congressional seat in 1932.


43 posted on 10/09/2010 8:11:42 PM PDT by Atlantan
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To: conservativebuckeye

I can’t tell you how much more I want Dingell to go down in defeat, because of that dictatorial statement.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bK62MQ_OIEI


44 posted on 10/09/2010 8:34:53 PM PDT by Southnsoul
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To: paudio

Hope he CRIES when he loses!!!


45 posted on 10/09/2010 8:56:05 PM PDT by Tzimisce (No thanks. We have enough government already. - The Tick)
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To: Maceman
Ah, that takes me back:


Al Gore in full alpha-putz mode, "What about Dingell-Norwood?"

46 posted on 10/09/2010 10:27:19 PM PDT by GVnana (I'm a Mama Grizzly)
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To: Jodi

Unforgettable debate moment, for sure.

W also winked at some lady at the front of the audience after algore did that.

‘Course, it’s all meaningless since W was an imperfect candidate and President. /sarc

We should probably pretend this moment never happened... /sarc


47 posted on 10/10/2010 12:12:05 AM PDT by txrangerette ("...HOLD TO THE TRUTH; SPEAK WITHOUT FEAR." - Glenn Beck -)
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To: Southnsoul

I think the fact that deems are having to defend seats like this is far more telling than any generic poll.
It’s like when McCain was having to defend Indiana. When you are spending your resources defending usually solid turf it is over.


48 posted on 10/10/2010 12:03:07 PM PDT by Clump (the tree of liberty is withering like a stricken fig tree)
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