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Totally Unfair Edit of Sen.-Elect Joni Ernst’s Evil Laugh

Meet one of the new members of Ted Cruz’ Klown Kar Caucus in the Senate, Joni Ernst of Iowa. A commenter elsewhere described her laugh as the “laugh of every Disney villain ever.”

One of Pres. Obama’s Policies on Midterm Ballots Won Big in Red States

In early October, Pres. Obama was criticized for causing difficulties for red-state Democrats running for the Senate when he said, “I am not on the ballot this fall. Michelle’s pretty happy about that. But make no mistake: These policies are on the ballot. Every single one of them.” Despite the flack he took for that […]

Another Beautiful California Day – Democrats Roll to Victory In the Golden State

The weather is generally so nice in California that one local wag made a habit of abbreviating his sentiments every morning as he took in the pleasant coolness at daybreak. “A.B.C.D.,” Glen Wilcox, my mother’s husband, would say — shorthand for, “Another Beautiful California Day.” While the rest of the country reels from the results […]

As 2016 Presidential Campaign Gets Underway, Poll Finds Tea Party Base Dissatisfied With GOP Field
Democrats, by contrast, are 'ready for Hillary'

As the midterm elections wind down and the 2016 presidential campaign gets underway, polling analysis by Aaron Blake at the Washington Post finds that voters are unimpressed with the GOP bench:

Jon Stewart Skewers GOP for Stoking Fear and Pessimism to Win Midterms

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Ted Cruz Puts Impeachment Back on the Table
With his own Klown Kar Caucus set to grow, Cruz also declines to say he'll back McConnell as majority leader

Republicans appear likely to win the Senate and thus control of Congress tomorrow, despite the fact that their leaders, House Speaker John Boehner and prospective Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, have rigorously avoided revealing their party’s plans for governing the nation over the next two years. Stepping into this void of leadership, Sen. Ted Cruz, […]

FL Gov: Last-Minute Poll Finds Crist Leading Scott by 1 Point

42% – 41%

Percentage by which former Gov. Charlie Crist, a Democrat, is leading incumbent Gov. Rick Scott, the Republican, in the Florida governor’s race on the day before the election, according to a Quinnipiac poll. Seven percent say they are voting for libertarian candidate Adrian Wylie, and a whopping nine percent of Florida voters say they are still undecided 24 hours before voting gets underway.

Forbes: ‘Obama Outperforms Reagan On Jobs, Growth And Investing”
The US economy has experienced 63 straight months of economic expansion, and 25 consecutive months of manufacturing expansion

Writing for Forbes.com in September, Adam Hartung uncovered the remarkable fact that, by most metrics, Pres. Obama has been more successful on the economic front than was Republican patron saint Ronald Reagan. Hartung interviewed Bob Deitrick, CEO of Polaris Financial Partners, who had this to say:

Hurricane Sandy Victim Chris Christie Told to Sit Down and Shut Up Discusses Christie’s Terrible Record on Storm Relief

MSNBC host Chris Hayes interviewed James Keady, the New Jersey resident who called out GOP Gov. Chris Christie over his abysmal record in distributing funding for recovery from Hurricane Sandy, which hit the Jersey shore two years ago last month.

Sure, Obama’s Approval Rate Is Down in NC, But GOP Senate Candidate Thom Tillis’ Is Only 1 Point Higher

42% – 43%

Approval ratings in North Carolina of Pres. Obama and GOP candidate for the U.S. Senate Thom Tillis, respectively, according to a poll released Oct. 31 by CNN/ORC International. The poll found a 49-48 percent favorable/unfavorable rating for Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan, the incumbent. The unfavorable rating for Tillis, who is also assembly leader, was 50 percent. Hagan holds a slight lead over Tillis, 48-46 percent, in the poll.