The National Journal ranks the 60 most competitive House races today, with 54 of the in-trouble seats held by Democrats. Kathy Dahlkemper is one of them, coming in at the middle of the pack at Number 28:
Dahlkemper is in serious trouble in this marginally Republican district, as GOP polling shows car dealer Mike Kelly (R) with a double-digit lead. Because Kelly is largely unknown, his lead is owed to the GOP's advantage on the generic ballot in the CD. Dahlkemper has already begun a heavy TV blitz, but her vote for the health care bill may be too much to overcome.