In today’s Washington Post:
The 10 House districts that might surprise you
Posted by Aaron Blake at 12:04 PM ET, 05/11/2012
….For those who don’t watch this stuff as closely as we do (and we know that’s like 99.99999 percent of people), we thought it worthwhile to highlight some of the districts that might be surprisingly competitive this year.
Below are districts that, through redistricting, recruiting or sheer happenstance, have worked their way onto our radar screen….
5. Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-Mo.): When former Armed Services Committee chairman Ike Skelton (D) lost this seat in 2010, it seemed unlikely that a Democrat would ever hold this very conservative territory again. But Hartzler’s 4th district became a little bluer under redistricting, and last quarter she was outraised by her Democratic opponent, Cass County Prosecuting Attorney Teresa Hensley….
Uh, we knew that already.
Previously: Campaign Finance: Teresa Hensley (D) in the 4th Congressional District – FEC First Quarter Report (April 12, 2012)