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Time To Start Thinking Democratic Shake-up?

With two week to go until Election Day, it may be premature to start tap-dancing on a grave. That said, there’s the question of what the Democrats’ next move (or moves) should be if the November vote doesn’t go their … Continue reading

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A Friday Buffet: Cash, Contagion And D.C. Upside Down

Last Friday, this establishment offered its loyal readers a happy-hour political cocktail sampler. This week: it’s smorgasbord. So feel free to sample these election appetizers: 1) Republicans Sporting Green. The early story of this election was Democrats spending early and … Continue reading

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Zombies On Capitol Hill?

We’ve discussed the scenario of the 2014 election going into overtime — December, maybe January if the Georgia and Louisiana Senate races fail to produce majority winners. What’s received far less attention — and maybe it’s time we gave it … Continue reading

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21 Days To Go: 21 Election Fun Facts

With the nation voting three weeks from Tuesday, here are 21 items that may or may not pique your political interest . . . 21. Per this CBS Poll, the Republicans’ lead on terrorism with registered voters (53%-32%). The GOP also … Continue reading

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Issues Scorecards

Now that we’re inside four weeks until the election, it’s time to look at what issues are resonating with voters. Thanks to the CBS News Poll, we have these numbers to chew on: And . . . In partisan terms … Continue reading

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Razor’s Edge, Knife’s Edge

With ISIS and the new shooting war in the Middle East casting a shadow over the election, it was only a matter of time before the topic — specifically, the most shocking aspect of it: beheadings — found its way … Continue reading

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35 Days Out: A Poli-Sci Perspective

Hold a conference on election-year politics and you won’t find three smarter minds than this trio of Hoover Institution political scientists: David Brady, Morris Fiorina and Doug Rivers. I sat through a joint presentation by the trio yesterday morning, to … Continue reading

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