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It’s a long way for Tipirneni

Holy shit, this one’s close for a district that a Republican should normally win by 26 points: Early votes in #AZ08 (likely 3/4 of all ballots): Debbie Lesko (R) 82,294 (53%)Hiral Tipirneni (D) 73,188 (47%) Lesko's got this, but a 6% margin in an R+13 seat is *terrible* for GOP. — Dave Wasserman (@Redistrict) April […]

Oklahoma or Arizona, what does it matter

Democrats can win everywhere! Arizona 8 is +13 R Cook PVI but….. The special election for an Arizona House seat is in a statistical dead heat in the final week of the race, according to a poll released on Monday. A poll from Emerson College found physician Hiral Tipirneni (D) narrowly leading with 46 percent, […]

Lord have mercy, Lord have mercy on me

Maybe it’s wrong but it feels so right: I just supported this case! https://t.co/zxu0QGOuZV via @CrowdJustice — Campus Free Speech Advocate (@DougJBalloon) April 15, 2018 My gut tells me this is one of the best ways to spend my political money.

Doesn’t anybody know how to pray?

The next special election (on April 24) is a longshot — Arizona 8 is +13 R Cook PVI which means a Republican Congressional candidate should win by about 26 points on average. But the race is MUCH closer than expected, on the edge of single digits, and the Democratic candidate, Hiral Tipirneni, is a great […]

You are a magnet

Not surprised: Trump did not stay quiet for long. Comey describes Trump as having been obsessed with the prostitutes portion of the infamous dossier compiled by former British intelligence officer Christopher Steele, raising it at least four times with the FBI head. I know that True Progressives don’t care about the pee tape, but here’s […]

Stormy Monday

I try not to OD on Mueller porn but sometimes it just feels so right: The F.B.I. on Monday raided the office of President Trump’s longtime personal lawyer, Michael D. Cohen, seizing records related to several topics including payments to a pornographic-film actress. Federal prosecutors in Manhattan obtained the search warrant after receiving a referral […]

But I am still thirsty

I know some of you get sick of poll porn but…. Former Gov. Phil Bredesen has a 10-point lead over U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn in the race to succeed U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, according to a new poll from Middle Tennessee State University. That’s why we have to compete everywhere. Give to the Balloon Juice […]