I still have to figure where there’s a Mitch, there’s a way, but…. .@SenatorCollins to @GStephanopoulos: "The Senate bill is going to have more impact on the Medicaid program than even the House bill." pic.twitter.com/AVYgzbTun6 — ABC News Politics (@ABCPolitics) June 25, 2017
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I have a question about the Bobo column that Tom eviscerated: what’s the purpose of saying there’s nothing there this early in the investigation? There’s no way to guess what exactly Mueller will turn up. All I can think is that Bobo is helping to lay down justification for eventually firing Mueller. I also wonder […]
Look, the politically savvy move for liberals is to let Republicans pass their shitty health care bill and use the backlash to take the House back. But fuck that, this is about people’s lives. So this is very good news: Senator Dean Heller of Nevada, perhaps the most vulnerable Republican facing re-election in 2018, said […]
As I’ve said before, I worry that the Democratic party likes to spend millions of dollars backing non-ideological civility-bots in wealthy suburbs instead of competing everywhere. I’m not against backing candidates like Ossoff but I’m against not really backing candidates like Parnell. The truth is that the returns from the specials look pretty good so […]
I think that repealing Obamacare would be a disaster for Republicans. You could argue that the takeaway from GA-6 and the other specials is that, while things aren’t great for Republicans in 2018, they have a good chance to hold the House unless some crazy shit happens. Repealing Obamacare qualifies as crazy shit and then […]
A lot of Senators are flying home tonight out of Washington National Airport. This is a pretty sweet way to let them know what we think of their shitty health care bill. IT'S JUST A TAX CUT FOR THE RICH pic.twitter.com/3TifSzjYBT — Topher Spiro (@TopherSpiro) June 22, 2017
You all know by now that SC-5 ended up being closer than GA-6. You probably also know that SC-5 is full of hopeless rural idiots whereas GA-6 is full of well-educated suburbanites who just need a little non-ideological persuasion to start voting Democrat. David Atkins nails it: The lesson of the special elections around the […]