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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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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, […]

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The 11 Senate Republicans who voted for the $17 billion No jobs bill

March 17, 2010 Politisite 0

The tax breaks and projected jobs in the Senate jobs bill are illusory. The $17 billion package circumvents pay-go rules. But no matter. The Senate passed the Porkulus II today by 68-29 — with support from 11 Republicans. Here’s the roll call vote: The Republicans who sided with the endless spending-spree Democrats: Alexander Bond Scott Brown Burr Cochran Collins Inhofe LeMieux Murkowski Snowe Voinovich *** via Michelle Malkin

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Senate Bans Drudge Report?

March 9, 2010 Politisite 0

Senate has Banned the Drudge Report from computers saying that it has or may have viruses.  What an excuse to ban the first amendment to government workers. The Senate’s environment committee has warned Capitol Hill staffers to avoid the Drudge Report over suspicions of computer viruses. The Drudge Report denied the allegations and even mocked the committee in a story. According to Drudge, the committee issued an urgent email late […]

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A Brief History of Senate Reconciliation Votes

March 4, 2010 Politisite 0

Ever notice that Congress uses words as their opposite definition.  Reconciliation is defined as: an act of reconciling or the state of being reconciled or the process of making consistent or compatible.  But in Congress in means something much different then coming together.  It means Bi-partisanship has failed so I will suspend the rules and ram through what I want. The Sunlight Foundation does a good job of defining the […]

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Obama "Plan B" Exists and President may choose to Abort combined Health Plan

February 25, 2010 Politisite 0

Update: Senate Democrats appear unenthusiastic, at least today, on a Plan B. “We are working full-time to see how we can finish the job on comprehensive health care,” a Senate Democratic leadership source told Fox. “We are not exploring any other option until we conclude that is not possible. And we have not concluded that. It is also difficult to imagine this (Plan B) getting 60 votes. Republicans will never […]

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McGowan ends bid against DeMint in SC Senate Race

February 11, 2010 Politisite 0

South Carolina Democrat Chad McGowan ended his challenge to Republican Sen. Jim DeMint Wednesday, saying he wanted to spend more time with his family. “The demands of a young family place a premium on every minute. There is nothing more important to me than my wife and three small children. In order to fulfill my duties as a husband and a father, I’ll be leaving the race for United States […]

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PA Sestak Closing gap on Specter, NJ Corzine Closing In

August 15, 2009 Politisite 0

New polls out show Rep. Joe Sestak continuing to close the gap against turncoat Democrat Arlen Specter in the Pennsylvania Senate Democratic primary matchup, and incumbent New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine also narrowing his deficit in the general election contest with Republican nominee Chris Christie. Let’s start with Sestak, who this week sat for a televised interview at Netroots Nation. The Research 2000 poll conducted for DailyKos shows the Seventh […]

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Report – Now Barbara Boxer (D-CA) is In Trouble?

July 25, 2009 Politisite 0

The latest Rasmussen Reports poll shows Senator Barbara Boxer leading her relatively unknown opponent, former Hewlett-Packer Hewlett-Packard (you’d think I’d have looked at my printer 20 inches away . . .) CEO Carly Fiorina, by only four points, 45%-41%. Boxer has never been terribly popular in the Golden State, but given the conditions Democrats have enjoyed the past few years, it is surprising to see her in Elizabeth Dole 2007 […]

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Clinton to Obama: Let's debate like Lincoln

April 27, 2008 Politisite 0

[q url=”http://www.cnn.com/2008/POLITICS/04/26/obama.debate/index.html?iref=mpstoryview”] ANDERSON, Indiana (CNN) — Sen. Hillary Clinton called for a Lincoln-Douglas-style debate with no moderator against her rival, Sen. Barack Obama, who says no more debates are needed before the May primaries. Sen. Barack Obama attends a a town hall meeting in Marion, Indiana, on Saturday. In a TV interview to air Sunday, Obama flat-out denied any possibility that he would take part in a debate with Clinton […]