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How Did Ezra Klein Get The Big Democratic Win So Wrong?

How Did Ezra Klein Get The Big Democratic Win So Wrong?

Ezra Klein wrote a piece that makes one wonder if he spent the night with Toronto Mayor Rob Ford. Carville-Greenberg refutes his Virginia analysis.

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Twitter IPO And Defanged STOCK Act Has House Ethics Committee Worried About Corruption

Gutting the STOCK Act means that members of Congress could buy shares in Twitter's IPO, and it could be a long time before the public knew it. Image: JoshSemans

Twitter is the latest social media platform to go public. Its IPO is slated to run $23 to $25 per share, for about 70 million shares. They expect to begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday. However, the Congressional Ethics Committee is nervous about it because of […]

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A Woman For President In 2016? Democrats Have A Choice Of Four

A Woman For President In 2016? Democrats Have A Choice Of Four

Not just one woman, but four, are possible Democratic candidates for president in 2016 according to the Christian Science Monitor (CSM).

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The GOP’s Internal Problems May Mean Big Wins For Democrats In 2014

Cartoon by Daryl Cagle via www.cagle.com.

The GOP’s internal problems could leave its candidates too weak and under-financed to mount a serious defense against the Democrats in 2014 and beyond.

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Democratic Candidate Takes Commanding Lead In Virginia Governor’s Race As Republican Poll Numbers Tank

Cartoon by Daryl Cagle via www.cagle.com.

Two new polls show bad news for the Republican party. Voters are angry about the shutdown, and their candidate is losing the Virginia governor’s race.

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Texas Republican Judge Switches Party Allegiance In Incredible Video (VIDEO)

Photo from http://www.judgecarlokey.com

Texas Judge Carlo Key used to be a Republican, until he switched parties due to the GOP’s “pettiness and bigotry.” What if more do the same?

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States That Are Expanding Medicaid Face Strong Tea Party Opposition

The Tea Party moves its fight against the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to the states. Expanding Medicaid is one of the issues they're targeting now. - Adam Zyglis, The Buffalo News

The Tea Party moves its fight against the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to the states. Expanding Medicaid is one of the issues they’re targeting now.

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Bernie Sanders: The Playboy Interview Dissected And More

Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont is one of the most popular politicians in the nation. He recently sat down with Playboy to discuss all things political. - Image from End Big Banks

Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont is one of the most popular politicians in the nation. He recently sat down with Playboy to discuss all things political.

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Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes Doubles Lead Against Mitch McConnell In KY Senate Race

Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes Doubles Lead Against Mitch McConnell In KY Senate Race

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell finds himself in trouble as his rival Alison Grimes has doubled her lead in the race, thanks to the shutdown.

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Writer For Major Conservative Publication Hopes Democrats Win Back House In 2014

In a twist that is becoming more common by the day, American Conservative contributor, Rod Dreher, says that Democrats need to take back the House in 2014.  Image: wildhunt.org

The government shutdown and debt ceiling crisis are now over. At least for the time being. But Republicans are paying a heavy price for taking the country to the brink of disaster. According to the most recent NBC/WSJ poll, Americans want Democrats to control the House of Representatives by an […]

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Son Of Murdered Sikh Leader Will Run Against Paul Ryan In 2014

Photo of Amar Kaleka from his Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/AmarKaleka

Paul Ryan’s support is slipping since the federal shutdown. Can Amar Kaleka, the son of a massacred Sikh leader, win his seat in Congress?

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Republican, Democrat or Independent? Who Is The New American Center And Where Do You Fit In?

A new NBC-Esquire poll claims they've found the "new American center." It's a lot like the "old" center, but more of us are leaning towards the left. Graph from NBC-Esquire Magazine poll. http://www.esquire.com/blogs/politics/new-american-center-1113

A new NBC-Esquire poll claims they’ve found the “new American center.” It’s a lot like the “old” center, but more of us are leaning towards the left.

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Wingnut Rick Wiles Claims Government Shutdown Being Used To Attack White Americans

Photo of Rick Wiles screen captured from video via TruNews. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nytagg0S0tg

Talk show host Rick Wiles recently asked on his TruNews program, “Have you noticed that the only people being shut down or evicted are white Americans?”

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Boehner Would Rather Hold Debt Ceiling Hostage Than ‘Surrender’ To Obama

Boehner Would Rather Hold Debt Ceiling Hostage Than ‘Surrender’ To Obama

As we slog through the ninth day of shutdown, we are apparently still no closer to a deal to reopen the government than we were on Sept. 30. But the shutdown isn’t the only problem we have now. House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) is at a point where, to him, […]

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Obama News Conference: GOP Hostage Taking Will Not Work (VIDEO)

Obama News Conference: GOP Hostage Taking Will Not Work (VIDEO)

The President seemed resolved like one has not seen in a long time. He indicates that he will not cave to the GOP hostage taking.

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6 Reasons Why John Boehner Is The Worst Speaker EVER

6 Reasons Why John Boehner Is The Worst Speaker EVER

House Speaker John Boehner, the worst speaker ever, is currently the third most important person in the U.S. government. If, gods forbid, anything were to happen to President Obama and Vice-President Biden, Boehner would be in charge. That is a truly frightening thought if one has been paying any attention […]

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GOP, Conservatives Increasingly Blame Sen. Cruz For Shutdown

GOP, Conservatives Increasingly Blame Sen. Cruz For Shutdown

Increasing numbers of Congressional Republicans blame Sen. Cruz for the government shutdown, making him the GOP’s hot potato.

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GOP Civil War: Peter King Holds GOP Responsible For The Shutdown

Christopher Weyant, The Hill

Representative Peter King (R-NY) admitted that he holds the GOP responsible for the shutdown. He also blasted Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) for his strategies.

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House Republican Blames Democrats For Capitol Shooting Within Minutes Of The Incident (IMAGE)

Public response to Tim Griffin's accusation that the Capitol Hill Shooting was the president's fault.

Tea Party Rep Doesn’t Wait Long To Blame Democrats For Capitol Hill Shooting Only mere minutes went by before a card carrying Tea Party member of the House of Representatives took to Twitter to blame President Obama and the Democrats for a shooting that took place on Capitol Hill on […]

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International Media Laughing At U.S. Government Shutdown, Blame GOP

World Media Opines On U.S. Government Shutdown
Image Credit: KAZVorpal via Flickr.com

As we enter into the third day of the government shutdown, the media machine of the United States volleys back and forth with itself in a sort of adolescent blame game. Much like the houses of legislation themselves, the media points the finger of blame and responsibility toward the opposite […]

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