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Obama didn't learn a thing from the election: Vows to Redouble Effort on Core Principles

November 16, 2010 Politisite 0

En route back to Washington after a 10-day trip overseas, President Obama was introspective about his first two years in office.  The president told reporters aboard Air Force One that he had an “obsessive focus” on policy and he will now “redouble” efforts to get back to his core principles. Obama said he “neglected” things that matter a lot to Americans in his rush to get major legislation passed. He […]

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Obama team braces for Rep. Darrell Issa Investigations of Stimulus funds and Campaign contributions

November 15, 2010 Politisite 0

Editors note:  Politisite did a story on Obama’s campaign finances in early 2008. We are sure Darrell Issa will also hold a hearing on why the Obama Campaign disconnected the address verification system on donations of less than 200 dollars during his campaign.  Obama first stated he would accept public funding but later caved when the $85M was not enough to propagandize his message of fundamental change in government. Not […]

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GOP Freshmen Will Hold Boehner to His Big Promises

November 12, 2010 Politisite 0

For political junkies of a certain age, it was a given that the House of Representatives would always be controlled by Democrats For political junkies of a certain age, it was a given that the House of Representatives would always be controlled by Democrats. They won the chamber in 1954 and held on for 40 years — more than twice as long as any party in American history had before. […]

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A Look At Challenged Alaska Ballots – AL Franken All Over Again

November 11, 2010 Politisite 0

Problem is two conflicting laws prevail. One says the name must be accurate and another says the intent of the voter should be considered. My last name is Milliron. If someone writer Milleron what would the intent of the vote be. The other law would eliminate that vote due to it not being written exactly as my last name. How is it possible to have two opposing laws on the books in Alaska? Could it be that no write in candidate has won since 1954?
So this is where we find ourselves, Murcowski… I meant Murkowski appears to have 89% of the write ins. Miller continues to hold on to the absentees which are mostly from Alaska Natives who are going significantly for Murkowski as she has supported many of the Natives initiatives and earmarks while in the Senate.

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Black GOP Candidates Poised to Score Historic Election Victory

October 27, 2010 Politisite 0

In an earlier story we had mentioned that there were 32 African-Americans running under the Republican Banner during the 2010 Primary.
Although Most of the News has been about Florida’s Allen West and South Carolina’s Tim Scott, there are 12 other black GOP candidates looking to make history in this year’s midterms:

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Key races to watch on Election Eve

October 27, 2010 Politisite 0

It’s an especially challenging year for dozens of Democratic incumbents. Here’s a quick rundown of the party’s most vulnerable members. AL-2: REP. BOBBY BRIGHT: The freshman has voted against key Democratic bills and even said he won’t vote for Nancy Pelosi as speaker, but in this GOP-leaning district, it still might not be enough to save him. AZ-5: REP. HARRY MITCHELL: The two-term Democrat faces a rematch with Republican David […]

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Poll: Top Democrats to lose the South

October 27, 2010 Politisite 0

In their latest look at House races around the country, The Hill sees the South slipping away from Democrats in a big way.  Veterans like John Spratt in South Carolina, Allen Boyd in Florida, and Jim Marshall in Georgia face almost certain defeat, according to the new polling.  With the big dogs dropping, the freshmen don’t have much of  a chance, either: Nowhere are Democrats more clearly threatened with heavy […]

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Election day just 6 days away, California US Senate Candidate, Carly Fiorina, hospitalized

October 26, 2010 Politisite 0

Former Hewlett-Packard boss Carly Fiorina, who’s running against Barbara Boxer for one of California’s U.S. Senate seats, has been hospitalized for an infection. The infection is related to reconstructive surgery from her treatment for breast cancer. Fiorina, a republican, canceled appearances set for Riverside and Coachella, but her campaign’s chief of staff said it would likely be a short stay in the hospital. “Carly is upbeat and her doctors expect […]