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BradBlog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-06-08 07:50 PM
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FILIBUSTER-PROOF MAJORITY NOW LINING UP FOR U.S. SENATE DEMS
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FILIBUSTER-PROOF MAJORITY NOW LINING UP FOR U.S. SENATE DEMS
Still-Outstanding Races in AK, MN & GA May Well Add Up to 60 Seats for Democrats IF The Elections Are Counted As Per the Voters' Intent...

In case you haven't been able to keep up with the barrage of reporting here over the last 48 hours --- concerning serious election irregularities in various races around the country --- allow me to connect at least the dots that may well add up to a fillibuster-proof Democratic majority in the U.S. Senate.

Now that challenger Jeff Merkley (D) has been declared the winner (at least by the media) over incumbent Sen. Gordon Smith (R) in Oregon, the Democrats have currently been named the winner in enough elections U.S. Senate races that they will have at least 57 seats when President-elect Barack Obama takes office next January.

There remains, however, three U.S. Senate races still in serious contention, all of which, there is very good reason to believe, may end up going to the Democratic candidate if serious attention is given to issues of election integrity in each of those races. Setting aside whether or not a filibuster-proof majority in the Senate is a good or bad thing, the undecided races at this hour -- in Alaska, Minnesota and Georgia -- are quickly summarized below, along with links to more detailed coverage, for your convenience...

FULL STORY: http://www.bradblog.com/?p=6645


Read more: http://www.bradblog.com/?p=6645
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