Elections

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    Dems in Deep Debt After Defeat

    The slaughter of Senate Democrats in this election cycle, capped off by the resounding defeat of the last Democrat Senator in the South on Saturday, continues to be a millstone around the neck of the…

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    McConnell to Support Rand Paul?

    Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell gave indications in a recent interview with CNN that he will support his fellow Kentucky Senator Rand Paul for president in 2016 should his candidacy come to fruition as…

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    The GOP Presidential Short List

    Chris Cillizza has chimed in early on his Washington Post column with a prediction of the Republican presidential hopeful short-list as he whittles down the unofficial tally of 23 possible candidates sharply to 10, which…

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    Surprising Numbers from Midterm Exits

    Washington Post’s Chris Cillizza is out with his latest midterm election blowout observations, this time on some surprising numbers from the exit polls from Nov. 4th. Cillizza cites nine key numbers that ‘jumped out’ at…

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    GOP’s Secret Twitter Code?

    New charges are being leveled against the Republican Party, specifically the House’s campaign committee, that allege secret communication with PACs and other committees, activity which may be expressly illegal. According to a report by CNN,…

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    Amnesty Could Be Big Boon for GOP

    With all the attention in the midterm election squarely focused on the toss-up races in the fight for control of the U.S. Senate (and a few key gubernatorial races) some important results were missed. Among…

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    What the Polls Missed on Nov 4th

    As the weeks and days closed in on the midterm elections, nearly all of them converged upon a single conclusion: that Republicans would have a very big day and that the Senate would change hands.…

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    Majority of Americans Want GOP Setting the Agenda

    On the heels of the GOP wave in last week’s midterm elections, voters appear to be standing behind their decision to overwhelmingly give the Republican Party the reins over Congress. According to a Gallup poll…

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    The Worst Candidate of the Midterms?

    Washington Post’s Chris Cillizza named the best candidate of the 2014 midterm elections in his post yesterday: Senator-elect Cory Gardner from Colorado. Now he offers his conclusion on the worst candidate. If Republicans had not…

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    Pelosi Denies the GOP Wave

    Still in apparent denial over last week’s routing by Republicans both in the House and Senate, Democrat Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi insists all is well in the land of Nod. Pelosi denied the wave, “I…