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Thu Feb 20, 2014, 08:39 AM Feb 2014

Much work ahead - "Four Reasons The GOP Has A Huge Advantage In The 2014 Elections" [View all]

http://talkingpointsmemo.com/dc/the-huge-republican-advantage-2014-midterm-elections - TPM


"1. The Six-Year Curse For Presidents"


"2. Democratic Voters Don't Turn Out In Mid-Terms"


"3. Republicans Have A Mathematical Advantage In The Senate"


"4. The House Map Is Skewed Toward The GOP"



Lots to read here - read, digest....then GOTV!
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5. The Democratic platform is uninspiring. Scuba Feb 2014 #1
What Democratic platform? n/t 1awake Feb 2014 #3
"Not the Republican" and a minimum wage raise to an amount still below the poverty level. Scuba Feb 2014 #4
I could say what I think of 1awake Feb 2014 #5
Still a huge step up from 2010's "The Summer of Recovery" and "Stop Whining" N/T Chathamization Feb 2014 #20
Here it is from 2012. Just try to find some definitive statements... Egalitarian Thug Feb 2014 #7
I don't see any spelling errors jsr Feb 2014 #9
Lol! PotatoChip Feb 2014 #12
That is the biggest wall of text I ever saw lol 1awake Feb 2014 #14
Absurd complexity usually hides bad intentions. I got through most of it and didn't Egalitarian Thug Feb 2014 #17
The platform exists it just is not followed wocaonimabi Feb 2014 #8
6. Some on the left think endless whining is a more effective political strategy JoePhilly Feb 2014 #10
Yep. Whine about the Republicans instead of honing policy and grooming candidates. Scuba Feb 2014 #15
Yea, that's how President Obama won a second term ... JoePhilly Feb 2014 #18
It is an odd strategy, isn't it? nt redqueen Feb 2014 #16
Dems' only hope: register, register, register voters--and GOTV in a BIG way. tblue37 Feb 2014 #2
+1 JoePhilly Feb 2014 #11
kicking for those just waking! NRaleighLiberal Feb 2014 #6
A "HUGE" advantage? This reporter is clearly on the side of the GOP Sarah Ibarruri Feb 2014 #13
Talking Points Memo is "clearly on the side of the GOP", eh? Oh you kids these days. Bucky Feb 2014 #19
His exclusive focus on the GOP, while ignoring everything the Dems have going for it, was obvious Sarah Ibarruri Feb 2014 #21
TPM has a pretty strong track record for prognostication. Bucky Feb 2014 #22
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