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McCain will fight President Obama on working with Iran…

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said in a Monday night interview that it was “immoral” for President Obama to ask Iran for help in the fight with the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

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More people working for less pay….

There’s one number in Friday’s jobs report that might help explain that frustration: The average worker earned $24.57 an hour in October, up 2 percent from a year earlier. Even as hiring has picked up and unemployment has fallen, wages growth has remained decidedly anemic….

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President Obama looks forward from last week….

White House officials say Obama’s optimism reflects a president who feels liberated by even the limited prospects for striking deals with a Republican Congress and relieved about shedding the narrow Democratic majority that would have guaranteed Washington stayed locked in a stalemate…..

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Democrats had some bad people running in this go-around….

Politico is out with the Top 10 worst people running for political jobs in this years mid-Term elections….. Ah, SEVEN of the Ten are Democrats…. One could say this reinforces the efforts of the Republicans to cast aside Tea Party …

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The Hillary Clinton Campaign Post- 2014 Mid-Terms…Ramping up…

In many ways, Tuesday’s election results clear a path for Mrs. Clinton. The lopsided outcome and conservative tilt makes it less likely she would face an insurgent challenger from the left.

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Counter…Vox on why the Democrats might NOT Re-Take the Senate in 2016

Since Tuesday most of us think that the Republican leadership of the US senate will be short lived….Heck…Even some Republicans think so….

So SOMEBODY is writing about how the Democrats might NOT find it easy….

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The Polls were wrong…..

The GOP won resoundingly in races where it led only narrowly in the polls, and the party also put into play contests its own strategists thought would be out of reach. Democrats, who had insisted the polls were stacked against them, were crushed in races they thought were competitive.

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Your picks for 2014 Midterm elections and 2016 Presidential Party picks and November Contest …Repost 11/5/14…

This isn’t a poll….It’s just who YOU think will win in several contests in the future…Go Record….

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Run against a President who ‘s hands we tied….And get your act together…Republicans 2014…

From the outset of the campaign, Republicans had a simple plan: Don’t make mistakes, and make it all about Obama, Obama, Obama…..

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It’s Turnout for the Democrats and Grin’s for the GOPer’s….

“Victory is in the air,” Senator Mitch McConnell, Republican of Kentucky, said at a rally Monday as he prepared to face voters in his bid for re-election. Mr. McConnell is poised to become the Senate majority leader if his party wins enough seats on Tuesday….

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City voters vs Country voters….

The City voter numbers are growing…Growing…GROWING…..

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President Obama after tomorrow….

With or without partners on Capitol Hill, Mr. Obama will continue to exercise his executive authority to advance Democratic policies on climate change, immigration, energy, gay rights and economic issues…..

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Asian American’s vote mostly Democratic…But….

Asian Americans tend not to identify with a political party….

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Open Thread for November 2, 2014….2 Days to go…..

Will the Republicans come out with MORE than 6 gains in the Senate when the dust settles sometime before January 1, 2015?

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Sam Wang on what he’ll be watching on the tube November 4th Election Night…

I am thinking about how to guess on Election Night where in this range the race will land. I’ve decided that key races to watch are…Kentucky and New Hampshire.

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New Healthcare Program Rate Increases are small….

While foes of the Affordable Care Act warned of double-digit rate increases, the costs of premiums seen so far is more modest for the new year. One reason may be that insurers who came in high in 2014 found themselves beaten out for enrollments. At the same time, 77 new insurance plans will be competing for customers in 2015, U.S. officials say.

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