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Handicapping the Mid Term

On the other hand, the Democrats have a few serious liabilities.  Nancy Pelosi will be the face of a Democratic victory in every local campaign. She is more toxic than Hillary. The revulsion to Nancy Pelosi was the driver of their stunning midterm loss in 2010.  Pelosi seriously limits their chance of success; the greatest fear of the GOP is that she will resign and not be in play to become Speaker of the House.

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Lessons from the Opposition

It’s the Economy, Stupid How well James Carville summed up the election strategy that propelled William Jefferson Clinton to victory over George H. Bush. Only a year before the election Bush had a 90% approval rating after the success of…

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