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Democratic 2014 autopsy identifies the problem: We’re Democrats

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 21, 2015 at 8:00pm
DNC Autopsy

Following huge 2014 midterms losses, Democratic Party leaders did some soul searching, analyzed their problems, and made recommendations for winning in the future.

The results were published in the Democratic Victory Task Force Preliminary Findings. Most notably, Democrats want more “narrative” to help them win back the southern whites they hate. You...

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Gallup: Americans Skeptical of New Congress

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 7:40pm
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Republicans may have just executed a historical midterm coup, but the American people are still skeptical about the new Congress’ ability to rebuild trust with the American people.

The 113th Congress was famously divided—and famously unpopular. It ended 2014 with its approval rating bottomed out at 16%. A new poll conducted...

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Krauthammer: “The grown-ups are now in control of the Congress”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 2:35pm
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Last night Charles Krauthammer took the outgoing Congressional leadership to task over their legacy of obstructionism.

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Via the Daily Caller (emphasis mine):

”It sounds like Schumer is saying that, for the first time in living memory, we’re going to have amendments introduced in the U.S. Senate, which is a remarkable...

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Juggernaut of conservative legislation coming to a state near you

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 5, 2015 at 10:00am
2014 Election Choices

For the last several weeks, we’ve been living in a sort of Twilight Zone episode where many people on the left including Obama and the media haven’t realized how big the midterms were for Republicans.

Until now.

Reid Wilson of the

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Obama Frustrated Dems Didn’t Run on His Record

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at 1:00pm
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Obama recently sat down for an interview with National Public Radio during which he was asked how he is going to work with the new Republican controlled congress for the remainder of his presidency. His response was rather telling.

Brendan Bordelon of National Review has the story:

Obama: ‘I’m Obviously Frustrated’ Dems Didn’t...

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Louisiana Senate Results: So Long Mary Landrieu

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 7:29pm
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Another incumbent ousted and another great candidate elected. Congratulations Senator Cassidy.

LIVE Twitter Feed below

Local News Live Stream here:

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Female LA Dem Communications Dir. plays Intimidation Card on male journalist

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 5, 2014 at 8:30am
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Lee Stranahan of Rebel Pundit is in Louisiana covering Saturday’s Senate runoff election between Mary Landrieu and Bill Cassidy:

On Monday in Baton Rouge, Louisiana the Black Conservatives Fund held a press conference to show a new video that exposed Opelousas Mayor Don Cravins telling a crowd of black Democrats: “If you early voted,...

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This ad almost makes you feel bad for Mary Landrieu

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 10:00am
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The numbers say that the Louisiana Senate runoff is over, but Republican Bill Cassidy hasn’t stopped pushing toward December 6.

In a

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#LASEN race tilting hard toward Bill Cassidy

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 7:39pm
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We’re just days away from the Louisiana Senate runoff election, and Mary Landrieu is in trouble.

Recently released polling data has Republican challenger Bill Cassidy up by almost 16 points over the embattled incumbent, and internal polling conducted by the Cassidy campaign is showing a similar lead. Although Cassidy has earned and...

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Unity wins out in Louisiana Senate race

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 7:21pm
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On December 1, Democrats will gather together in a last ditch effort to save Mary Landrieu’s political career—but all the money in the world might not be able to save a race that many leftist groups have written off as a lost cause.

The swanky fundraiser, headlined by Hillary Clinton, is...

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The Republican Freshman Class is ready to work

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 5:18pm
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The Republican Wave of newly-elected GOP freshmen have been put through their paces at new member orientation, and are preparing to get to work after January’s swearing in.

Newly elected from Utah’s 4th Congressional District, Mia Love has wasted no time letting Democrats know that she doesn’t intend on being...

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Begich Out in Alaska, Sullivan In

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 9:48am
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Democrat incumbent Senator Mark Begich has finally conceded the Alaska Senate race to Republican challenger Dan Sullivan nearly a week after the Associated Press called the race for Sullivan.

Begich had initially refused to concede the race, citing concerns over uncounted ballots. The race dragged on until last Wednesday, when the...

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Tom Cotton: Don’t accept that new Senate can’t get anything done

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 17, 2014 at 8:30am
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The new Congress hasn’t even been sworn in yet, but many pundits and activists are already assuming that come January, we’re in for a world of pain, disappointment, and failure—but maybe we should rethink our gloomy outlook.

Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace had Sens.-elect Cotton and James Lankford on this...

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Landrieu Pushes for Keystone, Cassidy Pushes for Senate Win

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 9:25pm
Mary Landrieu Senate Race Ad Buys

Senator Mary Landrieu (D-LA) is facing a tough runoff with Republican challenger Representative Bill Cassidy, and she’s doing her best to spearhead a legacy vote before Louisiana voters head to the polls in December.

Landrieu, who currently chairs the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, is pushing for a Congressional vote approving...

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AP calls Alaska Senate Race for Republican, Alaska Democrats Pitch Fit

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 4:37pm
Dan Sullivan Wins Alaska Senate Race Alaska Democrats Pitch Fit Election 2014

In the wee small hours of the morning, the Associated Press called the Alaska Senate race for Republican Challenger Dan Sullivan, making another notch on the GOP’s belt of ousted incumbents.

According to the AP:

Republican Dan Sullivan won Alaska’s U.S. Senate race, defeating first-term incumbent Democrat Mark Begich.

Sullivan led Begich by about...

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MSNBC’s Greatest Hits from Election Night 2014

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 1:00pm
MSNBC 2014

Did you watch MSNBC on election night last week? Probably not. Like most of America, you were probably watching FOX News.

Not to worry. The Washington Free Beacon watched MSNBC so we wouldn’t have to.

I told you I was looking forward to more of this. So here’s more:

MSNBC has a serious...

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Carl DeMaio Defeated in CA-52

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 10, 2014 at 2:30pm
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California’s 52nd district will keep its current representative in Congress for the next two years, as Republican Carl DeMaio failed to oust incumbent Democrat Scott Peters last Tuesday.

The election results were not finalized until 72 hours after voting booths closed, and the final tally came down to 51.25% for Peters and...

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