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The Republicans continue to screw the people who vote for them…

Republicans have once again shown their disdain for the interests of all but a few of their constituents by voting to end the estate tax. What is worse, if they are successful in the effort now or in the future, the Republican Party will have done economic damage to essentially everyone who voted them into office…..

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The Republicans ain’t gonna get rid of Obamacare…

And although the law remains very unpopular with GOP voters, more than 20 million Americans now depend on it for health benefits, making even some of the most conservative Republicans loath to cut off coverage.

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Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest 4/15/15…The Club for Growth has found their man in Florida

No Republicans have entered the race to succeed presidential candidate Marco Rubio yet, but several are positioning themselves for the long contest. Rep. Ron DeSantis sounds like he’s the most eager to jump in…

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Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest 4/14/15…Rubio gets bored of Senate after four years, does something else

FL-Sen: On Monday, Republican Sen. Marco Rubio confirmed that he will not seek re-election to the Senate in 2016, and will instead run for president. Both parties have been planning for an open seat race here for a long time. While Rubio’s presidential primary rival Rand Paul is safe for re-election in conservative Kentucky and can afford to wage a half-assed Senate campaign while he runs around Iowa, Rubio never had that luxury in swingy Florida…..

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Political Roundup for April 13th, 2015…Hillary Clinton Announces…Red Racing Horses

Hillary Clinton officially announced a run for president over the weekend. Unlike some of her Republican rivals, Hillary announced in a web video in relative private, though the rollout was less than stellar with delays, an amusing typo in her press release, and a bare-bones campaign infrastructure…..

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Hillary Clinton Update…Off to Iowa…By ‘Scobby van’….

“Road Trip,” proclaimed the tweet. “Loaded the van & set off for IA. Met a great family when we stopped this afternoon. Many more to come. –H”

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More child immigrants are expected this year….

Administration officials, who were caught off guard during last year’s surge, say they’ve taken lessons from the experience and are much better prepared this year. But border state lawmakers and child welfare advocates, while pleased with the lower projections, are also concerned that policymakers – both in the White House and on Capitol Hill – aren’t doing nearly enough to address the issue……

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2016 Democratic and Republican Nomination choice’s…Get on Record @ The PDog

We are invititing our regulars and whoever else that wants to chime in here to give us your Best Guess on the….

2016 Democratic Presidential Nominee….

2016 Republican Presidential Nominee…

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Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest 4/10/15… A tea-partying ghost may haunt New Hampshire GOP again

NH-Sen: Back in 2010, tea partier Ovide Lamontagne very nearly joined the ranks of nutter Senate nominees Republicans wished they weren’t stuck with (like Christine O’Donnell and Sharron Angle) when he almost upset Kelly Ayotte in that year’s GOP primary in New Hampshire. Ayotte, the undisputed establishment choice, scraped by with a super-thin 38-37 victory,…..

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Political Roundup for April 10, 2015…Hillary Announcment coming…Red Racing Horses

Hillary: She is apparently going to make her official announcement this weekend…..

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Bridgegate charges coming soon?

It has been falsely predicted many times in the last year, but now it seems to be true: The federal investigation into the lane closings at the George Washington Bridge appears to be coming to a head, with an announcement of indictments as early as next week.

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Democrats begin effort to derail Congress from interfering with Obama Iran deal

……now several of the bill’s Democratic cosponsors won’t say whether they’ll vote to approve it on Tuesday at a panel markup. They are demanding that Republicans tone down provisions opposed by the White House……

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Political Roundup for April 8, 2015…Conservatives to go after McCain?…Red Racing Horses

AZ-Sen: Sen. John McCain (R) has officially announced his bis for a 6th term next year. McCain who is 78, shrugged off questions about his age, by pointing out that his mother is 103 and “doing fine”. Conservative groups plan to challenge McCain in the Republican primary, although nobody has announced a primary challenge to him yet. State Sen. Kelli Ward of Lake Havasu City has made the most noise so far about a primary challenge.

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Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest 4/8/15…Rahm overpowers progressives, wins second term

Chicago Mayor: On Tuesday, voters made their selection in Chicago’s mayoral runoff, and as the polls predicted, incumbent Rahm Emanuel won an easy 56-44 victory over Cook County Commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia.

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Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest 4/7/15… Quinnipiac offers up eye-popping numbers in key Senate contests

FL, OH, PA-Sen: Quinnipiac just published a batch of polls from three presidential swing states that are also all hosting key Senate races next year, and the results are a bit surprising. ….

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Political Roundup for April 7th, 2015…Paul’s Running…Red Racing Horses

Rand Paul: Sen Rand Paul (R) plans to launch his Presidential campaign today at the Galt House in Louisville, Ky. Just like Hillary opening her campaign HQ on Clinton Street, the symbolism of the Ayn Rand loving Paul having a campaign kickoff at the Galt House is probably just a coincidence.

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