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GOP Wants Special Prosecutor in Sestak Case

April 21, 2010 Politisite 0

To Tell the Truth California Republican Congressman Darrell Issa says his effort to get the truth behind Pennsylvania Democrat Joe Sestak’s claim that the White House offered him a job to get him to abandon his Senate bid will not end once the primary election is over next month. Sestak is running against incumbent Arlen Specter, whom the administration favors. Issa said: “I think a felony is something you don’t […]

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Historical Data: Republicans optimistic as average gain in midterms is 41 House Seats

April 11, 2010 Politisite 0

As if Republicans did not have enough cause for optimism this year, the pollster Neil Newhouse offers this lesson from history: Since John F. Kennedy occupied the White House, presidents with approval ratings below 50 percent have seen their parties lose an average of 41 House seats in midterm elections. This year, a gain that large would return the House to Republican control. President Obama’s most recent Gallup Poll rating: […]

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Stupak: The Tea Party did not run me out

April 9, 2010 Politisite 0

Democratic Rep. Bart Stupak, targeted for defeat by Tea Party activists for his crucial role in securing House approval of the health care overhaul, said Friday he would retire from Congress this year. The nine-term congressman told The Associated Press he could have won re-election and insisted he wasn’t being chased from the race by the Tea Party Express, which is holding rallies this week in his northern Michigan district […]

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Florida Congressman Alan Grayson crashes local GOP meeting

April 9, 2010 Politisite 0

Another Chapter in mycongressmanisnuts Congressman Alan Grayson crashes a GOP meeting at a local Perkins Restaurant. Hurling accusations at the various folks who were there. Guess Grayson is practicing up for the Crash the Tea Party coming up where the loons will cause trouble hoping that the Mainstream media with misconstrue the activity with the tea Party members.

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Stupak Move: Congressman Bart Stupak will not seek re-election after 9 terms

April 9, 2010 Politisite 0

Michigan Democrat Bart Stupak has decided to retire after 9 terms in congress. In a statement he denied that his choice to not seek re-election had anything to do with his Health care vote. Stupak is considered to be one of the conservative congressman in the Democrat party. Many of his constituents expected that he would hold firm on his health care vote because language suggested that some government funding of Abortions could take place. Stupak made a deal that required the President to sign an Executive order that would limit government funds.

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Chart: 2010 Election Senate Race Update – only 14 Seats Safe

April 8, 2010 Politisite 0

A lot has happened since our last Senate update in January. And yet overall, the balance hasn’t changed dramatically. Republicans are still likely to gain seats in a cycle that started off in 2009 looking good for Democrats. But how many new GOP senators will there be? It’s time for a dose of reality in the midst of April showers for some incumbents. The chart below gives you what you […]

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Obama era sees rise in black candidates — in the GOP

April 8, 2010 Politisite 0

Critics of the tea parties have tried to paint their membership as monochrome and their opposition to President Obama’s policies as rooted in racism. That story line doesn’t really hold up for anyone who has actually attended a tea party, and Gallup reported this week that, in terms of “age, educational background, employment status, and race — Tea Partiers are quite representative of the public at large.” But a better […]

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Did White House finally Admit it offered Sestak a Job?

April 5, 2010 Politisite 0

How many times does one have to ask a question to Robert Gibbs to get an answer to a simple question, “did the Administration offer Congressman Sestak a job if he dropped his Senate Bid”.  Answer, we don’t know.  The White House finally admitted that a conversation took place and alluded that the press got it right, but nothing unethical occurred. Michelle Malkin had this to say: Six weeks ago, […]