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    Hillary Clinton is a GOP Nightmare

Hillary Clinton is a GOP Nightmare

Republicans continue to celebrate their victory on November 4th. Whether or not their controlling numbers in the House and Senate will make a difference and break the gridlock in Washington remains to be seen. Will their primary focus be 2016 and the White House? That’s very likely. The attacks will begin very soon; Hillary Clinton is a GOP nightmare. Already some are indicating Ms. Clinton will be too old in

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    Ron Paul Speaks Out

Ron Paul Speaks Out

Although his son, Rand Paul, is probably more famous than he is in 2014, Ron Paul has been a notable figure in American politics since 1974. After serving time as a Doctor in the United States Air Force and then the Air Force Reserve, he ran for a Congressional Seat from Texas. Although he lost his bid for the House, two years later he replaced retired Robert Casey for just

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    Environmentalists find Hope in Richmond California

Environmentalists find Hope in Richmond California

Immediately after the midterm election environmentalists sounded alarms raising fear that a Republican controlled Congress would undo ecological gains and prevent new ones. Voters in Richmond, California, have given them new hope. Richmond has long been considered a town owned by Chevron Oil. The company spent millions of dollars in an attempt to have their oil friendly candidate Nat Bates elected to the Mayoral position. On Tuesday several anti-Chevron candidates

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    Voting is a Right Although Voters are Often Wrong

Voting is a Right Although Voters are Often Wrong

The 2014 midterms offered proof that the majority of American voters are uninformed, choose not to be, simply voting along party lines. All to infrequently does the most qualified candidate win. All too frequently winners of elections succeed because of television advertisements which attack the opposing candidate with misleading statements. They often sink low enough to make disparaging remarks which condemn them personally. Unless voters remove themselves from the ‘boob

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    Mitch McConnell’s Life is the Senate

Mitch McConnell’s Life is the Senate

  Mitch McConnell will do anything to get reelected. He wants to ensure that he will have a plush life without doing anything to earn it. The leader of the ‘do absolutely nothing’ 112th and 113th Congress’ wants the residents of Kentucky to give him another opportunity to continue to do nothing. His entire life revolves around his life as a Senator. In 2012 he told his party; ‘we have

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    Democrats Seek Help from Women

Democrats Seek Help from Women

The combination of a midterm election and a ‘lame duck’ president traditionally results in a loss of six seats in the Senate. If that occurs, Mitch McConnell would be the Senate Majority Leader. With only three days left, Democrats are seeking help from both women candidates and women voters to prevent losing the Senate. Republicans continue to use President Obama’s six-year record to attack Democratic candidates. The fact is that

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    ISIS Fear Mongering Aimed at Democratic Candidates

ISIS Fear Mongering Aimed at Democratic Candidates

  September 11, 2001 is a date memorable for the cowardly and horrific attack on United States soil. It is also the date that Republicans recognized fear was the optimum tactic to help them get elected or reelected. They’re doing it again in 2014. Unrealistic ISIS fear mongering is being aimed at Democratic candidates. President Obama’s plan for a coalition effort against the terrorist organization includes Arab nations. And it’s

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