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Obamacare an Albatross for Dems in Midterms

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 1:48pm
Mary Landrieu 2009 Vote for Obamacare

Some people think Obamacare is ancient history and Democrats would certainly like to believe that but it’s still an important issue.

Byron York of the Washington Examiner explains the how and why:

Who says Obamacare...

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Early Voting Turnout for Republicans in Iowa is Unprecedented

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 24, 2014 at 8:00am
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Early voting is looking good for Iowa Republican Joni Ernst. In fact, it’s looking better than usual.

Kirsten Hunter of the Washington Free Beacon reports that even CNN is acknowledging the trend:

CNN: Iowa Early Vote Data Shows Unprecedented Republican Numbers

Elated Republicans are celebrating the unprecedented success of U.S. Senate candidate Joni Ernst...

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Democrats to Obama – Stop trying to help us!

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 1:00pm
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It’s remarkable to watch Democrats scrambling to get away from Obama just six years after they and the media declared the death of the GOP.

The latest example comes from Josh Kr...

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Obama’s trouble with crowds

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 11:30am
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While most Democrats are desperately trying to distance themselves from President Obama, Illinois Democrats are safe from the President’s campaign death kiss. Monday night, President Obama headlined a campaign rally for Illinois Senator Dick Durban and Illinois Governor Pat Quinn.

As Rebel Pundit pointed out:

ABC 7 reporter Charles Thomas stated the Jones Convocation...

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Wendy Davis, Troll Target

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 9:00pm
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10153190228795094&set=pb.10150100007820094.-2207520000.1398871795.&type=3&theater

If Texas politics is the wild west, then the Wendy Davis campaign is currently on a slow jog through the desert at high noon.

Twitter exploded this evening when a member of the College Republicans in Virginia caught the “@WendyDavisTexas” Twitter account (Davis’s personal account) claiming that a picture of several...

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Busted: James O’Keefe Catches CO Dems Advocating “Awesome” Voter Fraud

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 4:27pm
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For Colorado Democrats, voter fraud isn’t just a way of life—it’s an awesome way of life.

James O’Keefe has released more raw footage showing employees of three separate Democratic groups in Colorado—Work For Progress, Greenpeace, and the Rep. Joe Salazar campaign—directly condoning James’ suggestions about how to commit voter fraud using...

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Jeanne Shaheen – Proud Member of the 99 Percent

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 11:30am
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If you missed the debate between Scott Brown and Jeanne Shaheen in New Hampshire last night, consider yourself lucky.

Brown did very well despite the tremendous odds stacked against him. The debate was sponsored in part by the University of New Hampshire and moderated by the not-at-all biased Chuck Todd of...

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MoveOn: If Republicans take Senate, they might do to us what we did to them

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 11:30am
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The leftist outfit known as MoveOn.org has created a new ad for the 2014 election.

The video warns that if Republicans win the senate this fall, they might use an underhanded procedure known as ‘reconciliation’ to pass legislation. Legal Insurrection readers will no doubt recall that reconciliation was the very process Democrats...

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Wendy Davis Accuses Greg Abbott of Supporting Interracial Marriage Ban

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 20, 2014 at 3:00pm
http://abc13.com/politics/abbott-davis-face-off-in-gubernatorial-debate/316288/

We’re less than 6 hours into the first day of early voting in Texas, and we’ve already documented evidence of first (electoral) blood between gubernatorial candidates Greg Abbott and Wendy Davis.

Behold:

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Election 2014: America “completely out of control” and “women feel unsafe”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 20, 2014 at 10:07am
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I’m combining two video reports.

First, Politico’s report that 64% feel things are spinning out of control:

More results on specific topics here.

This is how Morning Joe reacted (h/t Right Scoop):

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Obama Faithful Walk Out on President’s Speech

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 20, 2014 at 8:30am
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We’ve reported several times on Democratic candidates’ unwillingness to be associated with Obama’s failed Administration, but things just got a little bit more embarrassing for...

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Is this ad race-baiting?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 9:15pm
Nikko Jenkins Ad NRCC

Salon.com said This may be the worst race-baiting campaign ad since Willie Horton.

Greg Sargent at WaPo announced Willie Horton is back!.

The freaking out was over an NRCC-sponsored ad linking Rep. Lee Terry’s (R-Neb.) Democratic opponent to convicted murderer Nikko Jenkins, who also happens to be African American.

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Democrats have a woman problem due to this guy

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 7:17pm
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Who saw this coming?

Obama’s standing with women hurts Senate Dems:

Female voters powered President Barack Obama’s victory over Mitt Romney in 2012, as Democrats leaned heavily on social issues to rally single women and suburban moms to the polls.
But with two weeks until Election Day, the president’s diminished standing with women is...

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GOTV: Early Voting Numbers Case Study in Asking For Votes

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 10:00am
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Yesterday I posted an article detailing what a recent Pew data dump tells us about how voters most likely will behave through early voting and the end of the 2014 election cycle. We already know that hard Democrats’ minds won’t be changed in time for the midterms, and that instead we...

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Alison Grimes repeats: Sure I voted for Hillary, but how dare you ask me about Obama

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 12:59pm
http://www.wkyt.com/wymt/home/headlines/Grimes-continues-to-dodge-question-of-who-she-voted-for-279624262.html

Let’s face it, Alison Grimes hasn’t been helped by any of her recent missteps regarding whether she voted for Obama.

She repeated the refusal to answer the question on local TV again:

U.S. Senate Candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes continues to refuse to say who she voted for in the 2008 and 2012 presidential...

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GOTV: Pew finds likely voters not likely to change allegiance

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 10:00am
http://youtu.be/TUn1mhvK9Lg

A new data dump from Pew Research suggests that political campaigns might want to abandon any last-ditch efforts to change minds prior to this year’s midterm elections.

A continuous panel survey of 3,154 adults showed that this years likely voter demographic is more polarized than the average American. This polarization also affects...

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Thanks Deadspin!

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 8:34pm
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Deadspin, which is part of Gawker Media, ran a story yesterday that Cory Garnder, the Republican running for Senate in Colorado who is ahead in the polls, had faked his high school football career.

It was game over according to the cheerleading section on Twitter.

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