Democrats Already Preparing Their Excuses for Midterm Letdown

Love water-centric metaphors? Then the 2018 election cycle is the one for you. In late 2017, all the stories suggested that the upcoming 2018 elections were shaping up to be a Democratic wave. The combination of historic losses for the president’s party in the first midterm following their election, a president with low approval ratings,…
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Republicans Have Reason for Optimism in 2018

With roughly nine months to go until the midterm elections, Republicans have much to be fearful about and much to be hopeful for. Fearful, because history suggests that Republicans’ House majority is in peril. The president’s party loses an average of 32 seats in the first midterm election after taking his seat in the Oval…
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President Trump: America is Open for Business

James Carville, one of President Bill Clinton’s campaign strategists, desperately wanted to keep his client on message. To help the effort he hung a sign in the campaign’s Little Rock headquarters that read: Change v. more of the same The economy, stupid Don’t forget health care It’s the economy, stupid. And right now, the Trump…
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Democrats Will Rue Their Decision Not to Negotiate on Tax Reform

Republicans accomplished what once seemed impossible, passing the largest federal tax reform package in decades. The landmark legislative victory put sizable tax cuts in the stockings of the middle class and larger wages under the tree of workers. But to hear Democrats tell it, they were the recipients of a Christmas miracle. In their minds,…
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Despite Democrat Doom and Gloom, GOP Tax Reform is Already Putting More Money in Americans’ Pockets

“I have said that this was stiff competition by some of the other things they have put forth, is the worst bill in the history of the United States Congress,” House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said of the Republicans tax proposal. Never mind the fact that Congress once passed the Alien & Sedition Acts (allowed…
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Senior House Democrat Says “It’s Time” For Pelosi to Step Down

Democrats know that the 2018 elections are a do-or-die moment for their party. They’ve raised electoral expectations to the point where winning back the House majority isn’t reason for celebration, it’s a yawn-and-shrug event. And if it doesn’t happen? Well, the New York Times’ Frank Bruni writes: Howard Wolfson, who was one of the chief…
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Democrats’ Losing Streak Will Continue So Long As Pelosi Is In Charge

“What we are doing right now is not working,” Democratic Rep. Tim Ryan said following the 2016 elections. “Under our current leadership, Democrats have been reduced to our smallest congressional minority since 1929. This should indicate to all of us that keeping our leadership unchanged will simply lead to more disappointment in future elections.” Nearly…
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The Congressional Baseball Shooting Must Unite Us, Not Further Divide Us

Democrats won Thursday night’s Congressional Baseball Game decisively, beating the Republicans by a final score of 11-2. But the score didn’t matter in the least. What mattered was gather to honor Republicans’ missing second baseman, Rep. Steve Scalise, who was still in critical condition after being wounded by a gunman at practice in Alexandria, Va.…
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Democrats’ Broke the Health Care System, Now They’re Lying to Keep it That Way

Obamacare was a bill built on lies so it’s fitting that Democrats must now turn to lies to keep their signature legislative accomplishment afloat. Given the law’s slow-motion self-destruction, it’s easy to forget the lengths that President Obama went to in order to get the bill over the finish line. “If you like your health…
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Memo to Democrats: If Everything is an Outrage, Nothing Is

Congressional Democrats are stuck between a rock and a hard place. On the one hand, as Seattle Mayor Ed Murray told Politico, the party is attempting to understand “how far left their base has careened in just the past few weeks.” But on the other hand, they’re attempting to save the 10 Senate Democrats running…
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