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WaPo projection on likelihood of
GOP Senate takeover: 82 percent

Hot Air, by Guy Benson

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Posted By:StormCnter, 5/6/2014 3:02:02 PM

Not eighty-three, mind you. Eighty-two percent. Because this is science. That level of presumed precision deserves to be met with skepticism, but Republicans will happily take it — if only to wield it as a cudgel to further demoralize Democrats. We’re still six full months out from November’s midterms — a proverbial eternity in politics — yet data points like this and this are causing this conventional wisdom to congeal: The Senate is Republicans’ to lose. Democrats freaked out in March when their beloved statistical wunderkind predicted that Gramps & Co. are probably headed for the minority after November (though



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Reply 1 - Posted by: Passion, 5/6/2014 3:31:22 PM     (No. 9838697)

82%, and they have Hagan holding on in NC……that is not going to happen. This is devastating to the Dems.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mc squared, 5/6/2014 3:32:14 PM     (No. 9838701)

Does that stand if Boehner gets to pass amnesty before November (or after) ?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: krause, 5/6/2014 3:43:02 PM     (No. 9838719)

Uh ho. The dems are going to have to resurrect those dead voters again.

Just think, when we pull the troops out of Afghanastan they won´t be able to intercept those absentee votes.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Attercliffe, 5/6/2014 3:51:41 PM     (No. 9838727)

An 82% likelihood of a GOP takeover of the Senate? Ohpleaseohpleaseohplease!

Don´t count on it, though--keep working!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 5/6/2014 3:54:57 PM     (No. 9838735)

Note to Republicans: Take nothing for granted. Nothing.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: droopydog, 5/6/2014 4:06:03 PM     (No. 9838751)

#3...The dead will be out in full force. Not only that, the 9th District Court of Appeals just ruled that checking vital signs is de facto racism and unconstitutional.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: QRP, 5/6/2014 4:25:07 PM     (No. 9838782)

Yes but the stupid party didn´t get their name for nothing.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: TXknitter, 5/6/2014 4:27:13 PM     (No. 9838786)

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Reply 9 - Posted by: TXknitter, 5/6/2014 4:28:54 PM     (No. 9838791)

I think #´s 4 & 5 have the attitude we must in order to win. Fight, fight, fight!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: voxpopuli, 5/6/2014 5:11:03 PM     (No. 9838838)

1991 - again..
the MSM started their phony "polls" after the Gulf War..
showing Bush at 90% favorable rating (an IMPOSSIBILITY!) at first and then EVERY MONTH knocking that down a few percentage points until, at the election, they had him at two steps below Adolph Hitler..
a complete manipulation of "polls"..
and.. they threw in perot as a further disruption..
now they use "teaparty" phantoms to try to disrupt Americans..

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Reply 11 - Posted by: FunOne, 5/6/2014 5:40:54 PM     (No. 9838873)

If that were to happen, I hope the old "reach across the aisle" is to punch some democrats in the face.

We need to go balls to the wall hard core conservative on all appointed positions. The dems sure don´t let up on their intense liberal agenda to show good will when they have the votes.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: killerbee, 5/6/2014 6:16:44 PM     (No. 9838909)

McConnell´s amnesty push and Democrats´ rampant and blatant vote fraud will take care of that percentage.

My prediction ... GOP will not take the senate. The establishment is too interested in destroying conservatives and libertarians. They will be happy with their pieces of power and lining their pockets. They don´t want any actual responsibility or leadership.

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