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Republicans poised for
gains in governor’s races

Associated Press, by Mike Baker

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Posted By:Mobyclik, 10/30/2012 7:39:17 AM

Olympia, Wash. - Republicans are in position to extend their recent gains among governors as they compete for seats they haven’t won in a quarter-century. Of the 11 states with gubernatorial elections in November, eight are now led by Democrats, and each of the most competitive races is a GOP pickup opportunity. The numbers suggests that Republicans soon will claim 30 to 33 governorships after holding just 22 a few years ago — an advantage not reflected in the divided Congress or competitive presidential race. “It says that when people are choosing the government closest to the people,

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More good news, from AP no less.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: antiquegolf, 10/30/2012 8:08:16 AM     (No. 8974100)

The senate is uppermost on my mind. GOP needs to pick up a minimum of three seats. Otherwise, there is no chance to throw out state run health care.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: engrpat, 10/30/2012 8:10:20 AM     (No. 8974103)

This may be the result of Mitt's coattails, at least one can hope.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Jethro bo, 10/30/2012 9:00:05 AM     (No. 8974201)

Mitt has enough coattails to pull the Senate Rebublican. We need that to use budget reconciliation to overthrow the regime’s Obambicare mess.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: kennedylaw, 10/30/2012 12:17:15 PM     (No. 8974629)

I agree with other posters that the Senate is the biggest issue now.

The only way that Obamacare will get repealed is if Romney beats Obama, the Republicans keep control of the House AND the Republicans take control of the Senate. Any 2 out of 3 and Obamacare is here to stay.

Without Republican majority control of the Senate, Harry Reid will never let any Obamacare repeal reach the Senate floor for a vote.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: LanieLou, 10/30/2012 5:56:04 PM     (No. 8975341)

Wow! 30 - 33 gov's out of 57 states! Awesome!

As to ObamaCare...If we don't get the senate, Romney can break it down into manageable chunks & change it pc by pc.

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