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The Cynicism Of Georgia’s Stacey Abrams

December 13, 2018 |
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In one state and for one candidate, the 2018 midterm election isn’t over.

Georgia Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Stacey Abrams lost to Republican Brian Kemp by 54,723 votes, 50.2% to 48.8%.  Turnout was 3.9 million, the biggest ever in a Peach State governor’s race.

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October 18, 2018 |
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Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings jolted Republican enthusiasm. The July 22 NPR/PBS News House/Marist poll, for example, found that 78% of Democrats and only 68% of Republicans considered this midterm “very important.”  ...
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October 11, 2018 |
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Many Republicans celebrated Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s swearing-in Monday as the end of a bitter confirmation battle. But the game isn’t over.  ...
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October 04, 2018 |
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Following last week’s extraordinary testimony by Prof. Christine Blasey Ford and Judge Brett Kavanaugh, public attitudes are split and malleable.   ...
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September 27, 2018 |
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Thursday will be an immensely consequential day for America. As of this writing, Christine Blasey Ford is scheduled to appear in the morning before the Senate Judiciary Committee, followed by Judge Brett Kavanaugh.  ...
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September 20, 2018 |
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The Democrats’ most potent national policy issue in the 2018 midterms is health care, and it’s showing up on TV. One Arizona ad says Martha McSally, the Republican congresswoman running for Senate, “voted to gut protections for people with pre-existing co...
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September 13, 2018 |
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With the last primary in New York this Thursday, the 2018 general election is fully under way.  Let’s take stock of the political landscape as the contest enters its final eight weeks. ...
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September 06, 2018 |
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It didn’t take long for acrimony to emerge on Capitol Hill Tuesday. Democratic senators tag-teamed Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley from the very start of Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation hearing. ...
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August 30, 2018 |
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There are two battles under way for control of the U.S. House of Representatives. The first and better known is over which party will have the majority when the 116th Congress meets in January.  ...

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