2014 Election  (Page 3)

Ed Schultz on Scott Walker 2016 – Need I say more?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 2:00pm 11/5/2014 at 2:00pm
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Yes, I clicked over to MSNBC when it became clear Republicans were going to take the Senate.

I practically laughed out loud at this rant by Ed Schultz.

To his usual audience he was making the case against Walker, but to...

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Will Obama go rogue? (Reader Poll)

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 8:33am 11/5/2014 at 8:33am

The most dangerous two years are upon us, as Obama has nothing to lose but his legacy.

Preserving that legacy, as unpopular as it has proven to be, is all he has now. Obama himself said his policies were on the ballot. And the people spoke last night, rejecting those policies.

Obama has...

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Election Reactions – Tears of joy, Tears of sorrow

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 7:00am 11/5/2014 at 7:00am

Last night’s Republican wave drew some strong and funny reactions.

Here are some tweets we gathered, and some of our own in no particular order.

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VIDEO: The Republicans Win The Senate!

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 11:30pm 11/4/2014 at 11:30pm
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It’s a done deal.

At least 7 seats picked up.

 
 
 

Senate Election Results

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 6:52pm 11/4/2014 at 6:52pm

We will be covering the main contested Senate elections (all poll closing times in Eastern time):

By popular demand (WARNING — Flashing lights)

And Yes, for...

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Governor Election Results

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 6:51pm 11/4/2014 at 6:51pm

We will be covering several key Governor races, listed below.  And the results are looking something like this:

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House Election Results

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 6:50pm 11/4/2014 at 6:50pm

We will be covering several key House races, listed below.

We also will update individual races as meaningful numbers and/or results are known.

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#CosmoVotes, feminism, Conservatism, and hot male models

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 3:10pm 11/4/2014 at 3:10pm

Cosmopolitan Magazine is hanging out in North Carolina this fine election day to encourage college kids to vote.

As we previously discussed:

Students at North Carolina State University won a contest with Cosmopolitan magazine to have “party bus” filled with models transport students to and from the polls on Election Day.

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Pre-Election Night Results Open Forum Mindless Prognostication And Punditry Post

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 12:55pm 11/4/2014 at 12:55pm

Yes, we are covering the elections tonight focusing — obviously — on the U.S. Senate races, plus a small number of Governorships, primarily Florida and Wisconsin.

We’ll also cover selected House races and miscellaneous other results.

We haven’t decided the format yet (that’s how organized we are) but it is sure to be...

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Today’s legal insurrection is at the state and local level

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 10:00am 11/4/2014 at 10:00am

Dave Weigel is worried about what is happening at the state legislative level, as the media is focused on the U.S. Senate, A wave of GOP wins in the states could radically transform the country:

Remember the number: 69. That’s how many state legislative bodies Republicans are trying to win this year,...

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If Democrats Win Today, So Does Lena Dunham

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 8:30am 11/4/2014 at 8:30am
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On this important election day let us not forget that Lena Dunham, who once described herself as the voice of her generation, wants everyone to Rock the Vote. And you can be sure it’s not for Republicans.

She didn’t vote in...

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To the Voting Booth!

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 7:00am 11/4/2014 at 7:00am

Tom Blumer from BizzyBlog sends this video:

It’s about getting informed, getting involved, and voting.

It’s about getting informed, getting involved, and (obviously most relevant to tomorrow) voting:

“It Matters” –

Several who have seen it have said it “brought me to tears” — and I originally thought I was the only one.

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Why vote for Democrats?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 3, 2014 at 10:00am 11/3/2014 at 10:00am

As the election comes down to the wire in Maryland in two days, I spent some time driving around my neighborhood looking for campaign signs.

My neighborhood isn’t the best bellwether for Maryland election results. If my neighborhood were representative, Bob Ehrlich would have won a second term in 2006  … with...

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GOP Hits Democrats for Sexism in New Video

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 7:00pm 11/2/2014 at 7:00pm

In a turn of events, the GOP is now slamming Democrats for their sexist criticisms of Republican women. A new video featuring some nasty moments from the 2014 campaign was released Friday.

The Washington Free Beacon reported:

New GOP Video Slams Offensive Democrat Attacks on Women

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How bad a candidate is Martha Coakley? This bad

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 8:30am 11/2/2014 at 8:30am

Prof. Jacobson recently said “May a thousand Martha Coakleys bloom in the Democratic Party.”

As a Massachusetts resident, I’d like to second that statement.

The Republican Governors Association recently put together the ultimate Coakley blooper reel.

David Rutz of the Washington Free Beacon reported:

Hilarious RGA Ad Shows Martha Coakley ‘Stumbling’ to Campaign Finish

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Iowa and Colorado – Signs of the Democratic Apocalypse

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 9:08pm 11/1/2014 at 9:08pm

Candidates still have plenty of time to get out the vote before Tuesday, but an eleventh hour report released by the Colorado Secretary of State has put Democrats on notice, and upped the pressure on Republicans to maintain their momentum heading into election day.

Via the Associated Press:

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Louisiana Democrat Mary Landrieu makes offensive remarks about her constituents

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 4:00pm 11/1/2014 at 4:00pm

Democratic Senator Mary Landrieu of Louisiana made some stunning comments about her constituents this week. While speaking to NBC’s Chuck Todd, she implied that if she loses her bid for reelection next week, it could be due to racism and sexism.

The exchange was captured on video:

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