Privileged Patrick Murphy is Blowing One of Democrats’ Best Pick-Up Chances

Nearly every pundit and political prognosticator has their eyes on the Florida Senate race as one that could potentially tip the balance of power. As of now there is little clarity in the run-up to the Republican primary on August 30. Five strong candidates are currently in the race to replace outgoing Sen. Marco Rubio:…
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Shaky Democrats Will Pay the Price for Iran Vote

Democrats may have succeeded in cobbling together the needed votes to filibuster a resolution of disapproval on the Iran nuclear deal, but it doesn’t mean that they can simply put the issue behind them. Poll after polls shows that voters disapprove of the agreement and wanted Congress to vote against it, which could signal trouble…
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Contentious Primaries are Dinging Democrats 2016 Senate Hopes

The 2016 presidential race continues to make for great headlines. With this many candidates and this many personalities being given nearly infinite opportunities to say something intriguing, bombastic or gaffe-worthy, it’s no surprise that the media is having a field day. Given the tabloid-like behavior of the news media today it’s little surprise that Democrats…
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Democrats’ “Rookies and Retreads” Recruiting Strategy is Bound to Fail

Washington is working again. Congressional committees are meeting and voting, a robust floor debate is taking place nearly daily (even on Fridays!), amendments are being heard and voted, legislation is getting passed, and executive appointments are getting confirmed. This is not the Congress that voters came to know and to hate over the last four…
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