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Movement in Senate races largely favor Republican candidates like Rand Paul

Movement in poll averages for eight Senate races over the last week overwhelmingly favored Republican candidates, affirming the prevailing wisdom that a stiff wind is blowing and gaining force that will make the elections this fall very difficult for Democrats.

The GOP still faces an enormous uphill climb to take back control of the Senate. Republican candidates lead in only 5 of the 10 Democratic-held seats they would need to win to gain the majority. But a Republican Senate is not outside the realm of possibility, since their candidates are within striking distance in enough races that a perfect storm could sweep them in.

Two Democrats – Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada and Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal – saw their leads over Republican candidates reduced. Florida Gov. Charlie Crist, who is running as an independent but is expected to caucus with Democrats if he wins and they retain the majority – also saw his lead over Tea Party favorite Marco Rubio downsized. And four Republican candidates saw their advantages increase.


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Republicans and "Ron Paul Republicans"

It is not enough for the GOP to recapture the Senate, or the House for that matter! Meaningful political improvements can only take place if--AND WHEN--fundamentally different ideas make themselves known in Congress, the media, and most importantly, the general public! If the people displacing the "dumbercrats" in midterm elections know enough to begin to implement an America First foreign policy, disengage from destructive and corrupt overseas commitments, bring the troops HOME, audit--and then END THE FED, work for "drug peace" by relegalizing chemicals that it is, in any event, your own d**n business whether you buy, sell, consume, advertise, or anything else, and generally begin to submit the government at least Constitutional, if not libertarian discipline!

If enough "Paulsters"--even two or three to start--are elected as Republicans, than a GOP victory will be something to cheer. If, on the other hand, the same old politicians are reelected, then it makes no difference whether these manangers of our decline and (soon-to-be)collapse are members of the "Stupid Party", or the Dumbercrats, a.k.a. "Pickpocket Party"!!

David K. Meller

"The worst thing that can happen to a good cause is not to be attacked successfully, it is to be defended badly". F. Bastiat

"First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, finally they attack you, and then you win"! Mohandas Gandhi

GOP Victory will be good news if we have enough Ron Pauls.

GOP Victory will be good news if we have enough Ron Paul Republicans in office, even the smattering we get will be good news.

However once we elect these to office, we must concentrate all our efforts on electing further independents into Congress such as Jake Towne - that is the only roadblock which will keep the GOP Republicrats out of office & OUT of our politics!!!!!!

Big Government socialists in charge of the GOP & Democrats have brought us nothing but bankruptcy. We must rout the neoliberals out of the State House, our of our country INCLUDING our own houses!!!!!

Rand Paul? Another f...

Rand Paul? Another f... neoconservative who is pro-war and against legalization of marijuana?

michael can there be some kinda ignore function added w/o cost

if banning some people outright would be politically incorrect for you and the mods?


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Vote another party or

Independent, don't vote for the "third" party of D's or R's.

The R's will save us from the D's

Then the D's will save us from the R's. Until they rule over every detail of life.

RINO Mark Kirk

He voted for bailouts and cap and trade. He even voted for the first bailout bill (the one that didn't pass). In the last election, one of his friends kept a true conservative independent candidate off the ballot. I will be voting for Stufflebeam. While I know that he doesn't stand a chance of winning he is the best candidate out there for Illinois. If Giannoulias wins, oh well. Maybe Illinois Republicans can learn an important lesson.

Drain the swamp!