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One Week Remaining — 7 Random Thoughts

With seven days to go until the election, seven random thoughts: 1) Let’s start with this smart column from The Daily Beast re. how Campaign 2014 is a rehash of the culture wars that have divided the nation. It picked … Continue reading

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Perception vs. Reality

Here’s a headline you probably weren’t expecting: “Most Expect GOP Victory In November”. It goes with this week’s poll by Associated Press-GfK which included the following stats: – 55% of likely voters now assuming Republicans will take over the Senate, … Continue reading

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Puppy Love In Arizona

Call it: #WCW . . . Women Candidates Wednesday. Another video: this one an example of how to handle over-the-top attacks with humor and satire. The ad’s for Martha McSally, the GOP challenger to Rep. Ron Barber in Arizona’s 2nd … Continue reading

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2014 Triskaidekaphobia

Ok, so that’s a mighty big word stating at you in the headline. Translated, it means “the fear of the number 13″ — an appropriate topic given that we’re 13 days away from the election, Republicans are feeling bullish about … Continue reading

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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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