Obey Facing Closest Race Ever in Wisconsin

Thursday, 01 Apr 2010 01:23 PM

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Rep. David R. Obey, D-Wis., chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, is facing what is fast becoming the closest challenge he’s ever had in a House career that has spanned more than 40 years.

Obey is likely to get a tough GOP challenge this year in his northwestern 7th district from Sean Duffy, a young county prosecutor whose candidacy has prompted CQ Politics to shift the rating of the Wisconsin 7 race from Safe Democratic to Likely Democratic.

Obey still has a decisive edge in his campaign to win a 21st full term, but CQ suggests that an upset cannot be ruled out and that the race has the potential to become highly competitive.

Several factors is prompting the CQ ratings change, including a challenging political environment for Democrats at the midpoint of President Barack Obama ’s first term – and perhaps even more so for longtime incumbents who face credible GOP opponents.

Read the rest of the CQ Politics story here.


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