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The 2018 Blue Wave Was Much Bigger Than You Think

Many Democrats seem to feel that they “lost” the 2018 midterm elections, but that is not true.  Yes, a large number of Democrats are very disappointed (especially in my home state of Florida). And many rising progressive stars lost: Beto. Stacey. Andrew.  And Republicans still control the Senate. But as election returns continue to roll…

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Blue Wave Likely As Democrats Grab Leads in Battleground Districts

A new opinion poll released Monday shows Democrats with a 4-point advantage in dozens of battleground House districts with just one month to go before November’s midterm elections. “NEW POLL: Dems have 4-point lead in battleground House districts” NEW POLL: Dems have 4-point lead in battleground House districts https://t.co/J7a0R8Cbzt pic.twitter.com/grMvwiUTw8 — The Hill (@thehill) October…

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House Races Keep Moving In Democrats’ Direction

With just a month until election day everybody is following the Cook Political Report. Cook is one of the top political prognosticators in the business. That means the predictions that Cook is making about November’s elections carry a lot of weight in political circles. And today most of the news coming from Cook favors the…

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Kavanaugh Leads To Record Fundraising For Democrats

The Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court hearings, along with the testimony from his sexual assault accuser Dr. Christine Ford, have generated a windfall of cash for Democratic candidates. ActBlue, an online clearinghouse for Democratic donors, reported that they raised $10 million from small donors on Friday, their highest daily total ever since the site was founded….

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Desperate GOP Is Abandoning Its Own Doomed Incumbents

This is something you rarely see in congressional elections: a national party abandoning its own incumbents with just weeks to go before the election takes place. But that is exactly what the National Republican Campaign Committee (NRCC) is doing to Republican candidates — including incumbents — right now. They are pulling the plug on spending…

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Nightmare for GOP: Many Trump Supporters Plan Not to Vote

This morning Bloomberg is reporting a nightmare scenario for the GOP’s prospects in the midterm elections. According to the business news service: “A private survey conducted for the Republican National Committee and obtained by Bloomberg Businessweek contains alarming news for Republicans hoping to hold on to control of Congress in November: Most Trump supporters don’t…

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Nancy Pelosi Is Confident of Victory and Has Her Agenda Ready

Former Speaker of the House (and current Democratic House Leader) Nancy Pelosi of California is increasingly confident that there will be a Blue Wave election in November. Pelosi made comments on Tuesday expressing her confidence after a new Washington Post-ABC News poll showed voters by a margin of 14 percentage points favor Democrats over Republicans in the generic congressional…

Democrats hammer Trump on gas prices
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Democrats Hammer Trump Over Gas Prices As Blue Wave Builds

Senate Democratic Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) hit Trump for the spike in gas prices that are already taking a bite out of the wallets of every American before the summer holidays. Video: https://youtu.be/3AE17vbAvd0?t=8m55s Schumer said: Few things matter more to the average consumer than the price of a gallon of gasoline. When gas prices…

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New Democratic Coalition Means Doom For Republicans

The results in Arizona’s special congressional election were a wake-up call for Republicans who have been used to hitting the snooze button in recent years. An Arizona GOP polling expert, Mike Noble, said: “Republicans shouldn’t be hitting the alarm, they should be slamming it. This district isn’t supposed to be competitive, and so to see…

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Republican Win in Arizona Will Not Stop the Blue Wave

Many Democrats were disappointed last night when a Republican won the congressional special election in Arizona’s 8th district, but they shouldn’t be. In many ways the voting results favor Democrats, both locally and nationally. For one thing, Democrat Hiral Tipirneni ran a great race against Republican Debbie Lesko.  Not only is the 8th district one…

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Retiring Republicans Show Their True Feelings And Blast Trump

Finally some Republican members of Congress are starting to be honest and openly criticize President Trump for his aberrant behavior, misguided policies, and inflammatory tweets.  This growing group is called “the GOP’s retirement caucus” and they have become some of the president’s harshest critics. Congressional Republicans are retiring in record numbers, many because they believe…

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