A Dramatic Swing In Brown’s Direction”; “Huge Psychological Turning Point”; “Scott Brown Is Back In The Ballgame”


WMUR's James Pindell: "This will go down as one of the most important days of this New Hampshire U.S. Senate contest," said James Pindell of WMUR Political Scoop.”(Josh McElveen, “Poll shows Brown nearly tied with Shaheen”, WMUR, 8/21/14)
Real Clear Politics' Scott Conroy: “Scott Brown is back in the ballgame.” (Scott Conroy, “Poll: Brown Pulls Nearly Even With Shaheen in N.H.”, 
Real Clear Politics, 8/21/14)


  • “This latest numbers show a dramatic swing in Brown’s direction from the previous WMUR/UNH poll...”  (Scott Conroy, “Poll: Brown Pulls Nearly Even With Shaheen in N.H.”, Real Clear Politics, 8/21/14)

Politico's Mike Allen: “This is a huge psychological turning point for Republicans – not just in New Hampshire but elsewhere – who were wondering, ‘can we really take the Senate?'”(MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” 8/22/14)

MSNBC's Joe Scarborough: “It's getting so close up there, again--shocking. I mean it really is based on what we were seeing a month ago, that San Francisco billionaire Tom Steyer is rushing in with a six-figure buy.” (Joe Scarborough, MSNBC’s Morning Joe, 8/21/14)

NH Journal's John DiStaso: “The numbers suggest that Brown and the state GOP have been effective in their recent attacks on Shaheen on immigration/border security and her failure to hold traditional town halls for more than 700 days.” (John DiStaso, “Latest poll shows Scott Brown has closed to a statistical tie with Jeanne Shaheen”, 
NH Journal, 8/21/14)

CNN: “The two-point gap marks the slimmest margin between them to date. (CNN Staff, “N.H. Poll: Scott Brown, Jeanne Shaheen statistically tied”, CNN, 8/21/14)

The Weekly Standard's Michael Warren: “Brown's ads tying Shaheen to Obama's immigration policy may have been good politics. A recent national poll found Americans give Obamalower marks on immigration than his job generally, and 39 percent say they consider immigration one of their top three issues.” (Michael Warren, “After Hitting Shaheen on Immigration, Brown Closes Gap in New Hampshire”, Weekly Standard, 8/22/14)

Washington Times' S.A. Miller: "A new poll shows that Republican Scott Brown has closed a wide gap to make it a possible neck-and-neck race against Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen in New Hampshire."(S.A. Miller, "Scott Brown gains traction in N.H. Senate race", Washington Times, 8/22/14)