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Senate 2014: For Republicans,
potential - and pitfalls

CBS News, by Anthony Salvanto

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Posted By:StormCnter, 1/18/2014 4:05:38 AM

Republicans start 2014 poised to gain Senate seats, and a good shot to retake Senate control. But there´s also some danger for them in having a map to the majority that looks easy. Senate control now runs through so many red states that Republicans could still have a good 2014 without luring many voters beyond their conservative base. For a party ostensibly trying to broaden its message ahead of the next presidential cycle, that isn´t necessarily a good thing. It may present their bigger test. Whether the GOP can – or tries to - expand its map and coalition this year might

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: globalwarmer, 1/18/2014 5:44:23 AM     (No. 9696575)

The "pitfalls" referred to here are RINOs being primaried. They are deathly afraid of a Tea Party takeover in their beloved DC paradise.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: WhamDBambam, 1/18/2014 7:12:53 AM     (No. 9696624)

Yes, and we MUST support RINO´s because they work so much better with the ´Rats and Washington will be a happy place again.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mnwxyz, 1/18/2014 8:39:25 AM     (No. 9696700)

I aint taking advice on how to manage my kids´ ant farm from somebody who despises ants,

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Reply 4 - Posted by: MDConservative, 1/18/2014 9:48:33 AM     (No. 9696793)

If the Republicans take the Senate, it will be despite themselves. And after the GOP dog catches the car, what will it do? I expect Mitch and John to whine about they only control 1/3 of the government and they´re powerless...please send money.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: mnwxyz, 1/18/2014 9:55:46 AM     (No. 9696817)

The last time the GOP hit the trifecta (White House, Senate & House), they were too timid to repeal tax funding for NPR & PBS!

They´re too scared to stand up to Big Bird, let alone Chuck Schumer.



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