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The Early Line on
the 2014 Midterms

Wall Street Journal, by Larry Sabato and Kyle Kondik

Original Article

Posted By:Desert Fox, 3/18/2013 7:51:47 PM

President Obama´s greatest setback to date has been the 2010 midterm elections. Gains that Republicans scored in the House and Senate still circumscribe his agenda. It is no surprise, then, that the Obama White House wants to achieve something no other president has ever done: Retake full control of Congress in a midterm. The party of an incumbent president traditionally loses seats in midterm elections. The usual strategy is simply to minimize the damage. Yet Mr. Obama and many Democrats are so buoyed by national polls and the buzz from the November election that they sense a

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: HotRodLincoln, 3/18/2013 8:00:55 PM     (No. 9231838)

voter fraud

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Reply 2 - Posted by: locarno, 3/18/2013 8:08:25 PM     (No. 9231850)

Newsflash for you dems: Obama barely won 51% of the vote last year. And thats with all the fraud, media cheerleading, and coverups that took place. He has no mandate, no coattails, and no agenda to make America a better place. So where does that leave us? In the same place it always does: With the GOP holding the advantage, yet always snatching defeat out of the hands of victory.

So if I were a donk, I´d be more worried about losing the Senate than gaining the House.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: alpha91c, 3/18/2013 8:37:38 PM     (No. 9231913)

Given the current republican leadership, he will probably pull it off. Never underestimate the capacity of republican elites to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 3/18/2013 9:20:43 PM     (No. 9231992)

Well, his voter fraud machine is racing to full implementation- the Justice dept refusing all investigation and indictment of voters who cheated, giving them full license to cheat again! Why not? Sure, he can take full control of the nation, impose himself for life as dictator- Welcome home Prez Hugo- er- uh, I mean ....what´s that big eared guy´s name again?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: kate318, 3/18/2013 9:24:46 PM     (No. 9231998)

"...Mr. Obama and many Democrats are so buoyed by national polls..." What polls? It was my understanding that Barky´s numbers were tanking. Are there some polls that I don´t know about?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: nonsense, 3/18/2013 9:44:00 PM     (No. 9232030)

Before the 2014 elections, the Demonrats will have made the grand move to confiscate private property from citizens in the form of the fiscal theft of 401k´s and IRA´s. That move will lose them the Senate and they will not re-take the House.

Thus the Lo Foes will finally have been hit over the head and realize the economic damage the Demonrat party has done to the country.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Bpl40, 3/18/2013 10:40:30 PM     (No. 9232111)

He doesn´t need vote fraud. The current RINO leadership will do the dirty work for him. Protesting they absolutely trust him all the way.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: CleanhouseinDc, 3/18/2013 10:54:14 PM     (No. 9232131)

The Repubs will lose the House in 2014 after finding their base has left them and illegals and Hispanic´s didn´t vote for them even though they voted for comprehensive immigration reform.

They seem to think we´ll come around. Many of us are already gone.


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Reply 9 - Posted by: mickeymat, 3/19/2013 8:48:45 AM     (No. 9232599)

Yes the news coming out of the Republicans of that last several days will surely empty their coffers. I don´t see how they think becoming more like Dems will help them. They will have to rely on the new voters they attract for their basic sustenance because I can´t see most of us contributing to their so called ideals.

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