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The Democratic Super Majority Myth

Many critics of the Obama administration often claim that the President has failed to accomplish anything even when he had a super filibuster proof majority in the Senate. Most mistakenly think that he had a sixty vote Senate for the first two … Continue reading

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What’s the Meaning of This?

In the midterm election of a new president’s first term, it is usual for the president’s party to lose seats in both the House and the Senate. Let’s take a look at the particular seats which Nate Silver (at his NYT blog) says are … Continue reading

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