Seven More Competitive House Races
Dennis Kucinich among newly vulnerable Dems.
3:48 PM, Oct 26, 2010 • By MICHAEL WARREN
The Cook Political Report has updated seven House races, moving all seven "Solid Democrat" races to "Likely Democrat." The list includes Frank Pallone of New Jersey, David Price of North Carolina, Peter DeFazio of Oregon, Jim Cooper of Tennessee, Lloyd Doggett of Texas, John Tierney of Massachusetts, and Dennis Kucinich of Ohio.
Tierney, who faces Republican lawyer Bill Hudak, is facing scrutiny over his wife's recent indictment for tax fraud. And Kucinich's challenger, Cleveland businessman Peter Corrigan, was considered a long shot until a recent internal poll showed Corrigan within single digits of the two-time presidential candidate.
Here's an update on Pallone's race in New Jersey:
With a week left in the campaign, these races are still highly likely to go Democratic, but this report is another sign that the Republican wave is growing.