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Republican Blowout, But No Conservative Mandate

The best take on yesterday’s election that I’ve found thus far came from the folks at Think Progress. Here’s what they had to say: Riding a wave of discontent, Republicans overtook the House of Representatives by great numbers, but foundered in the U.S. Senate, where the media spotlight on Tea Party candidates like Sharron Angle […]

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The Democrats should be running on their accomplishments, not hiding from them

Rachel Maddow just did a great job of articulating what a lot of us have been saying for this last month, which is that Democrats should stop allowing their Republican rivals to define them as “big government” Socialists, and actively campaign on their successes in the areas of health care and financial stewardship. Here’s Maddow […]

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This just in…. Democrats cave on healthcare reform

The following headline comes by way of a New York Times breaking-news update. Senate Leaders in Preliminary Deal to Drop Government-run Insurance Plan That’s right… No public option… Good work, Dems. Here’s a clip: Senator Harry Reid of Nevada, the majority leader, said that Senate leaders “have a broad agreement” on dropping a government-run plan […]

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