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Merry Christmas

December 25, 2010 politisite 0

Merry Christmas from all of us at Iron Mill Interactive Media, Politisite, Iron Mill News Service, Nascanner, Milliron.net, and the Milliron Family including our three dogs in the Howl-lelujah Chorus: Wrinkles, Pickles, and Sadie Jesus’ Birth in Bethlehem 1Now in those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus, that a census be taken of all the inhabited earth. 2This was the first census taken while Quirinius was governor of […]

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What is your Political IQ – Take the 12 Question Test by Pew research

November 18, 2010 politisite 0

Want to get some idea of how tuned in to the political world?  Take this test to find out.  If you score less than 50%… you need to read Politisite and other news sources everyday! Take the Quiz To test your knowledge of prominent people and major events in the news, we invite you to take our short 12-question quiz. Then see how you did in comparison with 1,001 randomly […]

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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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2010 House Competitive Races – Democrats 91 seats vs. GOP 9 seats in Jeopardy

October 24, 2010 politisite 0

2010 COMPETITIVE HOUSE RACE CHART Likely: These seats are not considered competitive at this point but have the potential to become engaged. Lean: These are considered competitive races but one party has an advantage. Toss-Up: These are the most competitive; either party has a good chance of winning. Democrats currently have 91 seats listed as Lean or Toss Up. Republicans currently have 9 seats listed as Lean or Toss Up. […]

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Ten days to Mid-Term Elections, where does your State Senate race Stand?

October 23, 2010 politisite 0

It’s always been unlikely that Republicans will pick up the 10 seats needed to take control of the Senate, but a gain of seven or eight seats would be enough for the GOP to effectively block any Democratic proposal and perhaps even move some pieces of legislation. In fact, getting to 48 or 49 members might put Republicans in position to woo enough party switchers to make a majority, depending […]

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RNC proposes key changes to 2012 presidential primaries

July 3, 2010 politisite 0

Call it the end of the era of early-win pre-emption.  After the 2008 Republican primaries produced an early and insurmountable lead for John McCain and effectively cinched the nomination before the arrival of February, the GOP has been looking for a way to reduce the impact of early primaries and keep states overloading the early schedule to compete with it.  Reid Wilson reports at Hotline that the RNC has quietly […]

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Obama Failed to Clean up MMS prior to the Oil Spill

June 15, 2010 politisite 0

The Minerals Management Service, which is charged with regulating offshore oil drilling, was a deeply troubled agency when Barack Obama inherited it from George W. Bush. Top MMS officials had been caught drinking, doing drugs and even having sex with oil-industry contacts. More prosaically, they accepted gifts from industry representatives and did favors for them. The cleanup had already begun in the last months of the Bush administration, but President […]