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House retirements…The continued exit of the Moderates…

The first session of the 113th Congress was historically unproductive, continuing a trend in recent years of more logjams and fewer bills being passed. A large part of the story has to do with an often unruly House GOP Conference with few moderates and many conservatives who have refused to budge from their positions in legislative showdown after legislative showdown.

At the same time, moderate Democrats have been running for the exits during the last two cycles.

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The Tea Party gets Higher Negative Poll Numbers…..

“The Tea Party’s favorability rating has fallen across most groups since June, but the decline has been particularly dramatic among moderate and liberal Republicans.

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The GOP infighting isn’t gonna stop for the Convention….

The week of ensuing fallout have made it more difficult for Romney to use the convention to reset the race with a unified GOP behind him. Instead, it has inflamed existing party rifts on social issues, immigration and Akin himself.

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What to do? What to do?….What’s GOP Conservatism these days?

Jeb Bush also recoiled: “I used to be a conservative, and I watch these debates and I’m wondering

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It looks good for the Repeal of Don’t Ask next week….Senator Snowe is on board….

If this report is true, you can count on the military’s ban on openly gay servicemembers to be repealed by the end of this year, barring no major complications…..

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How many types of Democrats and Republicans are there?…..More Added…

How many types of Democrats and Republicans are there?

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It will be up to the GOP Moderate Senators to pass the Defense Bill…

This is kind of like the shootout at the O.K. Corral. Democrats and Republicans are all kind of at the fence trying to figure out who’s going to shoot first,” said Ali Noorani of the National Immigration Forum. His group supports efforts by Reid to use the bill as a vehicle to pass the DREAM Act, a measure that would grant legal status to illegal immigrants who came to the U.S. as minors and later enrolled in college or the military.

The stakes for the Democrats are high, with key provisions on the table for two important constituencies ahead of midterm elections, in which they’re already in danger of losing the House and conceivably even the Senate.

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Lindsey Graham thinks the Tea Party will ‘die out’…..and the GOP’s internal fight…..

Yea…. Lindsey…..

You and the other Republicans hope and pray, huh?

First these people spit on you guys….

Then they actually win some primaries and send regular GOPer’s packing….

Now they come back knocking on the parties doors for campaign money…

Disavowing their primary rhetoric…..

Yep…..

You guys sure do hope they go away…..

Soon…

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) says in a forthcoming article that the tea party movement is “unsustainable” and will “die out” because it lacks vision.

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GOP Litmus test?……What Litmus Test?

GOP Litmus test?……What Litmus Test?

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Despite Governorship wins…the GOP has to still define what it stands for….

The GOP has to deal with the different factions it memebers come from……..and will try to embrace to win….

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