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Jay Carney Predicts Doom for Democrats in Midterms

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 14, 2014 at 6:15pm
Carney 2014

Former White House spokesman Jay Carney used his new postion as a CNN contributor to lower expectations for Democrats in the approaching midterms.

Evan McMurry of Mediaite reported earlier today:

Jay Carney: ‘It’s Not Going to Be a Good Year for Democrats’

In his new guise as a political commentator for CNN, former White...

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Rasmussen: Only 63% know who controls Congress

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 12, 2014 at 10:11am
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Rasmussen Reports has released new data showing that just 63% of likely U.S. voters know which political party controls the Senate and the House of Representatives.

Twenty percent (20%) mistakenly believe Democrats control the House, while 17% are not sure. Similarly, 18% think the GOP is in charge in the...

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Thought Experiment: California without Jerry Brown as Governor

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 4:49pm
LI #18B Brown Kashkari

As I noted in my June election report, Governor Jerry Brown will be facing Republican challenger Neel Kashkari in California’s gubernatorial race.

There one and only debate between them was held Thursday. Prior to the event, conservatives...

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Republican voter intensity could sway 2014 mid-term elections

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 10:08am
http://youtu.be/ABVmx24chnU

The Politico/GWU Battleground 2014 Poll has been released.

Guy Benson at Hot Air has the details, including a 4 point Republican advantage on the generic ballot.

But one particular aspect could be more important than any:

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Even Democrats are abandoning Obama

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 1, 2014 at 1:15pm
Obama Working Hard Alone

It seems like even the most staunch democrats are waking up to the realities of Obama’s America—especially the political realities.

Republicans need to capture 5 of the 6 most competitive Senate seats in the 2014 midterms to regain control of the chamber and end Majority Leader Harry Reid’s reign of terror...

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Montana Democratic Senate nominee has some strange video selfies

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 18, 2014 at 7:30pm
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We covered the story here. Senator John Walsh, busted for plagiarism and speak-o’s and other ridiculousness ended his reelection bid.

Left without a Senate candidate, the Democrats picked a really interesting candidate to fill Walsh’s shoes.

Meet Amanda Curtis:

Politico reports:

Curtis, 34, was chosen Saturday as the Democrats’ replacement candidate for Sen....

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Accused plagiarist Dem Senator John Walsh (MT) will not run for reelection.

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 4:21pm
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We covered the story.

Now the end game, Montana Senator in Plagiarism Case Ends Election Bid:

Under pressure from Democrats, Senator John Walsh of Montana, who has served in office for just six months, said on Thursday that he was dropping his election bid, clearing the path for his party to nominate a...

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Montana Sen. John Walsh (D) has a problem

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at 4:35pm
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Democrats had high hopes of holding the Senate seat in Montana after Max Baucus resigned to become U.S. Ambassador to China.

Emphasis on past tense, “had”.

The NY Times reports, Montana Democrat’s Thesis Presented Others’ Work as His Own:

Democrats were thrilled when John Walsh of Montana was appo...

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Surprise! Democrats to Push Race Issues in 2014 Midterms

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 13, 2014 at 4:00pm
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Before the 2008 election, many liberals insisted that if Obama didn’t win it would be because America is a racist country. Now that Obama has won two presidential elections and almost a decade has passed, many liberals are still insisting that America is a hotbed of racism.

In fact, according to a...

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I’m a Republican because our leaders win primaries with Democratic votes

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 27, 2014 at 8:15am
https://legalinsurrection.com/2012/09/if-theres-anything-left/

The title sounds absurd, doesn’t it?

Absurd as in your Republican Party circa 2014, where winning at any cost is the operative strategy.

Not winning against Democrats at any cost — no that would be mean.

Winning at any cost in the Republican Party means winning against Tea Party and conservative challengers in...

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June 24 in Oklahoma: Vote for T.W. Shannon for Senate

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 23, 2014 at 10:20pm
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UPDATE ELECTION NIGHT:

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In Oklahoma’s Republican Senate primary race on Tuesday, June 24th, T. W. Shannon (R), a member of the state House of Representatives...

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South Carolina primary day — Will voters runoff Lindsey Graham?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 9:20am
Lindsey Graham FoxNews Sunday Gang of 8 bill

After a lot of speculation and angst by conservative voters in South Carolina, today is Judgment Day for Lindsey Graham.

Over the past year, SC grassroots activists have attempted to organize with the goal of defeating Graham in his re-election bid.  The problem always came back to the lack of a serious...

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Will the music stop tonight for David Dewhurst? (Update: Yes)

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 1:56pm
http://youtu.be/50c0c-KIbR8

Worst political ad ever?

The music has to stop.

And it might, tonight, The Greek tragedy that is David Dewhurst’s political career

Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst (R) is very likely to lose his reelection bid today, in what would be the latest huge setback (and a potentially fatal blow) in a once-promising political...

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Heebie-jeebies for Governor

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 24, 2014 at 5:30pm
Charlie Crist Shame on You

Is there anyone greasier than Charlie Crist?

He may just slide through into a return trip to the Governorship, if recent polling is accurate.

I can’t even look at him without getting the heebie-jeebies.

From The Shark Tank (h/t @OWillis)

 
 
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