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GOP Senate Takeover Chances 60 Percent

For the last month, we’ve been adding one or two polls a day to The Upshot’s Senate forecasting model. Today, we update all 36 races, based on estimates from a YouGov online panel that covers every congressional and governor’s race across the country. The panel, asked for its preferences in collaboration with CBS and The New York Times, is unusual in its scope: It comprises more than 66,000 people living […]

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Religion Remains a Strong Marker of Political Identity in U.S.

PRINCETON, NJ — Even as overall party identification trends in the U.S. have shifted over the past six and half years, the relationship between religion and party identification has remained consistent. Very religious Americans are more likely to identify with or lean toward the Republican Party and less frequently identify with or lean toward the Democratic Party, compared with those who are moderately or nonreligious. Gallup classifies Americans as “very […]

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Republicans Sue IRS on Tax Day

WASHINGTON – Today the Republican National Committee (RNC) filed a lawsuit against the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for withholding records sought by the RNC’s 2013 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request. In the initial request on May 21, 2013, the RNC sought to review documents and correspondence related to criteria used for reviewing and approving 501(c)(4) tax-exempt organizations. This request followed revelations that the IRS had been targeting conservative organizations, and […]

GOP to DCCC Chair Steve Israel: Show me the Racists

On Sunday’s “State of the Union,” CNN’s Candy Crowley asked DCCC Chairman Rep. Steve Israel if he thought his Republican colleagues are racist. Israel responded, “Not all of them, no. Of course not. But to a significant extent, the Republican base does have elements that are animated by racism.” Via –  Breitbart According to Breitbart, NRCC’s Digital Press Secretary Andrew Clark wants Steve Israel to Show him the Racist Republicans the left […]

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GOP Party of the Rich? Check out this Top 10 List!

 Who Really Represents the Rich in Congress? We have heard it for decades, Republicans are for the rich and big business and Democrats are for the poor and labor unions.  But within Census Bureau data the truth of who really represents the rich in congress is revealed. Limousine Liberals, as they are called, represent 8 of 10 richest congressional districts in congress.  How could this be?  What is the reason […]

Harry Reid: Republicans may have Helped Russia Annex Crimea

PJ Tatler at PJ Media is always a good read.  Today, they knock it right out of the park as Harry Reid refocuses  for a moment from the Koch Brothers ruining his America and directs his sputter toward Republicans, claiming they may have helped the Russians annex Crimea.  Because Republicans have always been the friends of Russia… right? The man who accused Mitt Romney of not paying his taxes — […]

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The 10 Richest Members of Congress – 7 of 10 are?

50 richest members of Congress 2013 (the 113th Congress). To determine the richest lawmakers, Roll Call adds up the minimum value of total assets reported by each Member on their annual financial disclosures and subtracts the minimum liabilities. Percent change refers to the change since last year’s disclosure forms.   Rep. Darrell Issa R-Calif. – $355.4M Rep. Michael McCaul R-Texas –  $114.10M Sen. Mark Warner D-Va.-$96.31M Sen. Richard Blumenthal D-Conn. […]

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Top 7 Bits of Political Advice for Jimmy Fallon

Mark Baisley over at Townhall has seven bits of advice for Jimmy Fallon on  American Right-Wing politics: Advice #1: Understand America. Expose yourself to the political right. Folks in the entertainment industry live in their own incestuous culture on the hard left. Because they do not mix with the common folk, they do not relate to everyday sensibilities. You are great with pop culture, social media, and all that. But […]

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GOP Thanks Jon Stewart for getting Obama to Act on behalf of Veterans

The Senate will turn to legislation on Monday that would repeal a cut to the cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for some military retirees. While the Democrat COLA proposal would add to the federal deficit, Republicans have introduced legislation that would repeal the COLA cut without adding to the debt. In the Weekly Republican Address, Sen. Richard Burr of North Carolina, the ranking Republican on the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee, highlights a […]

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RNC Chairman Goes Bold; MSNBC Buckles!

It’s time Conservatives took charge of their destiny rather than leave it to MSM and Liberals to do it for them. Reacting to the offensive Tweet, “Maybe the right wing will hate it, but everyone else will go awww: the adorable new #Cheerios ad w/ biracial family.” RNC Chairman took strong action to combat the insult. This was pure speculation and presumption, something the Left likes to do ever so […]