Candidates often get too much credit when they win and too much blame when they lose. But in this case, some blame is warranted.
Donnelly defies the partisan tilt of the state to pick up a seat for Senate Democrats.
It's the first poll to show Democrat Joe Donnelly with a statistically significant lead.
The brand's popularity among Republicans has surged far more than any other brand after its gay marriage controversy, but it has also completely alienated Democrats.
Richard Mourdock backtracks -- kind of -- from his comments about rape and pregnancy at a debate Tuesday night even as President Obama seeks to use the remarks against Mitt Romney.
Mourdock already had problems with independent votes, and his comments Tuesday about rape and pregnancy aren't likely help.