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Sat Nov 10, 2012, 02:00 PM

 

The bad news thread

Good news is wonderful, and there has been tons of it around here for the past few days. But let's not forget the bad news, races we lost that we thought we might have won. Let's talk about that here.

Now, I won't talk about races where we had zero chance of winning, such has Orin Hatch getting reelected. That was so expected.

So let's start. Michelle Bachman won. How did this happen? Bob Kerrey also lost, when it appeared he was surging. Some Demorats also appear to have lost their Congressional races. Anyone else you're upset about not winning?

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Ter Nov 2012 OP
BeyondGeography Nov 2012 #1
Rhiannon12866 Nov 2012 #9
SleeplessinSoCal Nov 2012 #2
Submariner Nov 2012 #3
Ter Nov 2012 #5
NV Whino Nov 2012 #7
octoberlib Nov 2012 #4
Ter Nov 2012 #6
MuhkRahker Nov 2012 #8

Response to Ter (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 02:06 PM

1. Teabagger Chris Gibson won by six points in the Hudson River Valley

I look forward to riding his office hard during the fiscal cliff talks.

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Response to BeyondGeography (Reply #1)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 04:47 AM

9. Tell me about it!

I was so looking forward to voting against him, but we're in a different district now. Voted for Bill Owens and he won, but I so wanted Chris Gibson to go down.

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Response to Ter (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 02:07 PM

2. she won owing to gay marriage initiative on the ballot in MN

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Response to Ter (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 02:09 PM

3. That "District Gerrymandering" that kept all the republics

in office this time around needs to be un-gerrymandered for the next round of elections. The 'fix is in' approach kept the teabggers in the majority, and that needs to be undone.

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Response to Submariner (Reply #3)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 02:13 PM

5. You can only gerry and ungerry when a one is at the end of the year

 

So nothing changes until 2021. Democrats have to win in 2020 for this to happen.

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Response to Ter (Reply #5)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 02:40 PM

7. Unless it's Texas

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Response to Ter (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 02:10 PM

4. Wayne Powell lost to Eric Cantor

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Response to octoberlib (Reply #4)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 02:16 PM

6. Yeah, but that was pretty much expected

 

Wasn't it?

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Response to Ter (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 02:26 AM

8. Steve King's victory n/t

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