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It’s still the illegal immigration, stupid

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 5:15pm 10/22/2017 at 5:15pm

James Carville famously salvaged Bill Clinton’s political career by focusing on economic problems people were facing during the 1992 campaign.

The term “it’s the economy, stupid,” attributed to Carville as Clinton’s campaign strategist, became the mantra for a generation of Democrat politicians and political strategists:

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Are Republicans really at serious risk of losing the House?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 15, 2017 at 5:00pm 10/15/2017 at 5:00pm

The Cook Political Report (CPR), a non-partisan group that analyzes elections, has changed the ratings in 12 districts across the country for the House 2018 elections as Democrats gain strength.

It’s important to note that the ratings have not gone directly to Democrat, but it shows that these districts have become vulnerable....

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Progressives Frustrated With Democrat Establishment Target Feinstein

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 4:00pm 10/11/2017 at 4:00pm

The Democrats have been in a free fall since Hillary Clinton lost and the GOP picked up seats at local levels in November. Those energized by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) presidential run have started revolting against the veterans in the party.

First, people have demanded that House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA)...

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Rep. Murphy Will Retire After Mistress Revealed He Urged Her to Have an Abortion

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 10:00am 10/5/2017 at 10:00am
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Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA) has received praise and endorsements from pro-life and pro-family groups since he came into Congress in 2003.

But Murphy announced he will not seek re-election after texts leaked between him and the woman he was having an affair with revealed that he urged her to have an abortion...

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Marsha Blackburn Preparing to Run for Corker’s Senate Seat

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at 5:30pm 10/3/2017 at 5:30pm
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The Washington Examiner has reported that Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) has begun preparing to run for Sen. Bob Corker’s (R-TN) seat next year.

Corker announced he would not run for reelection in 2018, making Blackburn the most liekly successor with conservative groups rallying behind her.

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Nancy Pelosi Claims Democrats are Winning, Can Re-take House

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at 7:00am 10/3/2017 at 7:00am
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Former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi recently appeared on the New York Times political podcast and painted a very rosy picture of the Democratic Party’s future.

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Democrats Want to Use Obamacare Repeal Attempts Against GOP in 2018

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 2, 2017 at 12:00pm 10/2/2017 at 12:00pm
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The Democrats have decided to use the GOP’s attempts to repeal Obamacare to their advantage in 2018. From The Hill:

“I think the message is really simple here: As long as Republicans control Congress, your health care is on the chopping block,” said Tyler Law, a spokesman for the Democratic Congressional Campaign...

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Will Corker’s Retirement Make a Difference in the Senate for the GOP?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 11:30am 9/27/2017 at 11:30am
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The GOP received two shocks on Tuesday when Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) decided not to run for re-election in 2018 and Judge Roy Moore defeated incumbent Sen. Luther Strange (R-AL) in the Republican primary.

But how YUGE is Corker’s retirement? Probably not much in the long run. Plus, it looks like the...

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Poll: Kid Rock (R-MI) Leads GOP Primary Candidates For Senate Seat

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 3:30pm 9/23/2017 at 3:30pm
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Although Kid Rock (R-MI) has not formally announced his candidacy for the Senate, he’s making a big enough splash to be polling ahead of all the GOP primary candidates.  Combined.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Robert Ritchie, aka “Kid Rock,” is poised to ride the “Trump Train” to Washingt...

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Report: Dem pollsters worried that attacks on Trump not sticking

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 7:30pm 9/13/2017 at 7:30pm
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If we judged elections that are over a year (congressional midterms) and three years (presidential) away based on current approval ratings and popularity polling, Donald Trump would seem done for.

Indeed, that is the prevailing media narrative.

Though there was a recent blip upward, Trumps favorability and job approv...

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Dem Congressional candidate Brianna Wu wants Editor fired for “deadnaming” Chelsea Manning

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 2, 2017 at 8:10pm 9/2/2017 at 8:10pm

Brianna Wu is a Democrat running for Congress in the 8th District of Massachusetts, in a seat currently held by Democrat Stephen Lynch.

Lynch has caused some upset in progressive circles by being too much of a “lunch-bucket” Democrat, as this article in Commonwealth magazine depicts:

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Dem Leader: Obama “Leading the Charge” on State Legislative Races

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 1, 2017 at 11:30am 9/1/2017 at 11:30am
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Appearing on today’s Morning Joe, Rep. Joe Crowley, the fourth-ranking member of the Dem House leadership, stated that President Obama is “leading the charge” on efforts in state legislative races.

Crowley was responding to Joe Scarborough’s question as to what Dems will do differently from what they did in November, when they...

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Dems still trying to manufacture their own “Tea Party” candidates

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at 10:00am 8/22/2017 at 10:00am

There they go again.

Ever since Trump’s victory, Democrats have been fixated on creating their own version of the Tea Party movement.

We covered this development a few days before Trump’s inauguration, Dems want to create leftist version of 2010 Tea Party surge:

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Stage Name ‘Kid Rock’ May Not Be Allowed on Michigan Ballot

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at 2:30pm 8/15/2017 at 2:30pm

Musician Kid Rock has made waves since he hinted that he may challenge Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) in November 2018. But Michigan rules may prohibit the name Kid Rock and force him to use his real name Robert Ritchie. Roll Call reported:

If Ritchie were to submit enough valid signatures to make...

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Democratic Party Facing ‘Fundraising Crisis’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 11, 2017 at 2:30pm 8/11/2017 at 2:30pm

One would think the way the left and media rails against President Donald Trump and the GOP in Congress the Democratic Party would be prepared to go into 2018 and make dents in Capital Hill. It helps that GOP donors have decided to withhold funds after the Obamacare debacle.

Nope. In Politico,...

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Democrats Not Down With the New Democratic Party Message

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at 4:15pm 8/1/2017 at 4:15pm
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About a week ago, Professor Jacobson blogged about the crappy new Democratic party slogan: “A Better Deal: Better Skills, Better Jobs, Better Wages”.

“The lesson Democrats appear to have learned from losing to Donald Trump is that they need to move further to the left,” he blogged.

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Strategery 2018: Dems unveil crappy new slogan, plan to promote single-payer

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 23, 2017 at 11:30am 7/23/2017 at 11:30am
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The lesson Democrats appear to have learned from losing to Donald Trump is that they need to move further to the left.

We see that in the roll-out of a pathetic new slogan focusing on language invoking FDR’s New Deal. As first reported by Jeff Stein at Vox, the slogan is …...

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