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Now that we’ve entered the “none of that really happened” phase of Donald Trump’s Bumblefuck Putsch, I guess indelible images like—oh, I don’t know—a fucking insurrectionist waving his Traitor Pride flag in the halls of the U.S. Capitol can scurry on down the memory hole, with all the other outrages from...

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  • May 15, 2021

Here’s some encouraging news today for U.S. Senator Mark Kelly (D. AZ) courtesy of OH Predictive Insights newest poll: The 2022 Senate election is inching closer and the race for Arizona’s Senate seat is wide open. Kelly is on the ballot again after capturing the final two years of the...

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  • May 13, 2021

Hearts are not had as a gift, but hearts are earned By those that are not entirely beautiful. These are some lines from one my favorite poems, “A Prayer for My Daughter,” by one of my all-time favorite poets, William Butler Yeats. They came to mind this morning as we...

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  • May 8, 2021

Here’s the latest news today out of New Jersey courtesy of Monmouth University’s latest poll: x NEW JERSEY POLL: @GovMurphy job approval still significantly higher than his pre-pandemic ratings.57% approve (71% in April 2020)35% disapprove (21%)  8% no opinion (8%) APPROVE By PARTY:88% – DEM (92% in April 2020)48% –...

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  • May 5, 2021

It’s a sign of the times that Liz Cheney had to explain herself: I disagree strongly w/@JoeBiden policies, but when the President reaches out to greet me in the chamber of the US House of Representatives, I will always respond in a civil, respectful & dignified way. We’re different political...

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  • April 30, 2021
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More GQP spotted owl-isms, riffing on culture war again because Moscow Mitch claimed last year that the Democrats’ nanny-state will regulate 'how many hamburgers you can eat'. Now GOP governors are beefing with a Biden policy that does not exist. More manufactured crisis, courtesy of RWNJ media. x Saw Greg Abbott comment on...

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  • April 26, 2021

Good God, man. This is what you guys are going with? Really? Everyone deserves a mulligan? First of all, this is Trump’s second impeachment, so he’s already received one mulligan courtesy of the Cowards of the Congress. Secondly, he’s already taken a lifetime of mulligans, both on the links and,...

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  • February 9, 2021

Here’s the latest news out of Missouri courtesy of Morning Consult’s latest poll: In Missouri, Hawley — who was abandoned by his political mentor, former Sen. Jack Danforth (R-Mo.), and a handful of large financial backers following his starring role in the push to challenge Biden’s victory — ceded much...

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  • January 22, 2021

No doubt there are Trump pardons, but the cluster falls close to the _____. Apparently Trump has been advised that the optics of guilt are greater exposure to his soon to be mounting legal woes. This includes even the Trumpian small insults, a hastily assembled 1776 position paper to prescribe...

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  • January 19, 2021

The national madness of 74 million people sent to the fainting couch by voting for a persistent complainer and his tweeted grievances, often as impure as their iteration. Courtesy must end if only because Trump ignored his intel briefings while in office. His only reason to want them would be...

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  • January 18, 2021

The Washington Post is my go-to online news source — unless you count Daily Kos, of course, at which I loiter like a teenager contemplating his 11th Mountain Dew Baja Blast refill on a Saturday afternoon at Burger King. I prefer The Post because it appears to irritate Donald Trump even more than The New...

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  • January 16, 2021

The outgoing president and vice president normally attend the inauguration of their successors. This is so automatic that, according to the inauguration committee, no invitation is sent because none is needed. Any arrangements are made at the staff level. But now CNN is reporting that Pence wants to attend the...

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  • January 7, 2021

I’ve been of two minds about whether it’s better for the country to put Trump on trial for his crimes, or to leave it to history to call him to account. I’m not going to rehash all the arguments for and against, but after watching today’s events and listening to...

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  • December 8, 2020

1-22 record in legal challenges as GOP loses again, this time on the watchers of vote counting in Philadelphia. x Breaking: The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has rejected the Trump campaign's claim that Republicans lacked access to Philadelphia's vote count proceedings. The ruling was 5-2 against the campaign.https://t.co/tdNwajyk0Q — Kyle Griffin...

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  • November 17, 2020

Here’s the latest news today out of Mississippi courtesy of Data For Progress’ latest poll: x MISSISSIPPITrump 55% (+14)Biden 41%Jorgensen 2%Hawkins 1%.#MSsen:Hyde-Smith (R-inc) 50% (+3)Espy (D) 47%Edwards (L) 3%@DataProgress, LV, 10/27-11/1https://t.co/BoXt8f9bYL— Political Polls (@Politics_Polls) November 3, 2020 While Hyde-Smith gets 50% in this poll, it’s within the MOE. Click here...

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  • November 3, 2020

Here’s some encouraging news out of South Carolina courtesy of today Morning Consult’s poll: #ALsen:Tuberville (R) 51% (+12)Jones (D-inc) 39%.#KYsen:McConnell (R-inc) 51% (+11)McGrath (D) 40%.#TXsen:Cornyn (R-inc) 47% (+4)Hegar (D) 43%.#SCsen:Graham (R-inc) 46% (+2)Harrison (D) 44%@MorningConsult, LV, 10/22-31https://t.co/7AsGqSmIR8 — Political Polls (@Politics_Polls) November 2, 2020 From the results: That’s a pretty...

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  • November 2, 2020

Here’s the latest news today out of Arizona courtesy of NBC/Marist poll: Finally, in Arizona’s competitive Senate race, the NBC News/Marist poll of the state finds Democrat Mark Kelly ahead of appointed Sen. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., by 6 points among likely voters, 52 percent to 46 percent. Among all registered...

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  • November 2, 2020

Here’s the latest news today out of Minnesota courtesy of Research Co.’s latest poll: The last Republican nominee to carry the North Star State was Richard Nixon in 1972. Clinton defeated Trump by 44,593 votes to secure Minnesota for the Democrats in 2016 (46.4% to 44.9%). Biden is ahead of...

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  • November 2, 2020

Here’s some good news today out of Georgia courtesy of Morning Consult’s latest poll: Georgia Democrat Jon Ossoff gained national acclaim in the spring of 2017, when he came shy of the 50 percent threshold to flip a reliably red congressional seat in the first competitive special election of Donald...

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  • November 2, 2020

Here’s the latest news out of Iowa today courtesy of PPP: x Biden +1, Greenfield +1. Hope everyone survives the next two days!https://t.co/9BFDRkW1k4— PublicPolicyPolling (@ppppolls) November 2, 2020 Click here for the full results. Click here to sign up to be a poll worker in Iowa. Let’s keep up the...

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  • November 2, 2020

Here’s the latest news out of New Mexico courtesy of the Albuquerque Journal’s latest poll: x NEW MEXICOBiden 54% (+12)Trump 42%.#NMsen:Lujan (D) 52% (+8)Ronchetti (R) 44%Walsh (L) 3% Research & Polling Inc./@ABQJournal, LV, 10/23-29https://t.co/F5Yji0Y7Lx— Political Polls (@Politics_Polls) November 1, 2020 Democratic Rep. Ben Ray Luján has maintained his advantage over...

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  • November 2, 2020

Here’s the latest news today out or North Carolina courtesy of Emerson College’s latest poll: The final Emerson College poll before the November 3rd election finds North Carolina in a dead-heat, with former Vice President Joe Biden and President Donald Trump both at 47%. Six-percent (6%) of voters plan to...

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  • November 2, 2020

Here’s the latest news today out of Georgia courtesy of Emerson College’s latest poll: The final Emerson College poll before the November 3rd election in Georgia finds President Trump leading Biden by less than a point, 49% to 48%. Two percent (2%) of voters plan to vote for someone else...

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  • November 2, 2020

Some very good news today out of Maine courtesy of Emerson College’s latest poll: The final Emerson College poll before the November 3rd election in Maine finds the former Vice President Joe Biden leading President Donald Trump 54% to 43%. Three percent (3%) of voters plan to vote for someone...

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  • November 2, 2020

I’m sure you heard this news today out of Arizona courtesy of the New York Times/Siena College’s latest poll: x Joe Biden leads Donald Trump in the four states likeliest to decide the presidency, according to the final Times/Siena surveys of the campaignAriz.: Biden 49, Trump 43Florida: Biden 47, Trump...

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  • November 1, 2020

Here’s the latest news today out of Iowa courtesy of Emerson College’s latest poll: The final Emerson College poll before the November 3rd election in Iowa finds between President Donald Trump narrowly leading former Vice President Joe Biden 47% to 46%. 4% of voters plan to vote for someone else...

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  • November 1, 2020

Some very good news today out of North Carolina courtesy of NBC/Marist’s new poll: Joe Biden holds a modest six-point lead with likely voters over President Donald Trump in the hard-fought swing state of North Carolina, a new NBC/Marist poll shows. Among likely voters, Biden’s support stands at 52 percent,...

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  • October 30, 2020

Big news today out of North Carolina courtesy of the New York Times/Siena College latest poll: Joe Biden leads in North Carolina, according to the final Times/Siena poll of the stateBiden 48, Trump 45Cunningham 46, Tillis 43Cooper 51, Forest 42https://t.co/S1ytZ3cbj9 — Nate Cohn (@Nate_Cohn) October 29, 2020 Joseph R. Biden...

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  • October 29, 2020

Here’s the latest news today out of Alaska courtesy of Gravis Marketing polling: x #AKsen:Sullivan (R-inc) 48% (+3)Gross (D) 45%@GravisMarketing, LV, 10/26-28https://t.co/FBwe7lEAWv— Political Polls (@Politics_Polls) October 29, 2020 Here are the full results: x Scribd Content Alaska (October 28, 2020) by Doug Kaplan 7% still undecided and only 45% have...

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  • October 29, 2020

Here’s the latest news today out of Maine courtesy of the The Bangor Daily News/SurveyUSA poll on ranked choice voting: #MEsen: 1st round:Gideon (D) 46% (+1)Collins (R-inc) 45%Savage (I) 4%Linn (I) 1%.Post-RCV:Gideon (D) 51% (+2)Collins (R-inc) 49%@surveyusa/@fairvote, LV, 10/23-27https://t.co/vCxdpOMKk2 — Political Polls (@Politics_Polls) October 29, 2020 The survey of 1,007...

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  • October 29, 2020
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Some very good news today out of Georgia courtesy of PPP’s latest poll: PPP’s newest Georgia poll finds Jon Ossoff right on the cusp of avoiding a runoff in his race against David Perdue. Ossoff is at 47% to 44% for Perdue with Libertarian Shane Hazel at 3%. Ossoff’s 3...

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  • October 29, 2020

I’m going to close out the day with some more good polling out of Arizona courtesy of The Justice Collaborative Institute: x ARIZONABiden 49% (+6)Trump 43%.#AZsen:Kelly (D) 50% (+10)McSally (R-inc) 40%@Justice_Collab, RV, 10/22-25https://t.co/VRNx15UZgT— Political Polls (@Politics_Polls) October 28, 2020 Arizona helped deliver the election to Donald Trump in 2016. However,...

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  • October 29, 2020

Some very good news out of Kansas courtesy of Dr. Barbara Bollier’s (D. KS) internal polling: x #KSsen:Bollier (D) 46% (+1)Marshall (R) 45%Buckley (L) 4%@GBAOStrategies/@BarbaraBollier (D) Internal Poll, LV, 10/25-27https://t.co/ESgRxzXfvt— Political Polls (@Politics_Polls) October 28, 2020 To: Interested Parties From: GBAO Date: October 28, 2020 RE: Recent Polling in Kansas...

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  • October 28, 2020

Big news today out of Georgia courtesy of Monmouth University’s latest poll. First, the presidential race: The race for Georgia’s electoral votes remains very close, but Joe Biden has gained ground on Donald Trump in the latest Monmouth (“Mon-muth”) University Poll. Democrats have also improved their standing in the two...

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  • October 28, 2020

Here’s the latest news today out of North Carolina courtesy of PPP’s latest poll: x NORTH CAROLINABiden 51% (+4)Trump 47%.#NCsen:Cunningham (D) 47% (+3)Tillis (R-inc) 44%@ppppolls/@ProtectOurCare (D) 10/26-27https://t.co/BAV0ZaJeQm— Political Polls (@Politics_Polls) October 27, 2020 A new Public Policy Polling survey finds North Carolina Senator Thom Tillis trailing Democratic opponent Cal Cunningham...

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  • October 28, 2020

Here’s the latest news today out of Montana courtesy of PPP: A new Public Policy Polling survey finds Steve Bullock leading Republican opponent Steve Daines in the Montana Senate race by 1 point (48-47). Health care is a key issue fora majority of Montanans, with 64% considering it either the...

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  • October 27, 2020

Here’s the latest news today out of Arizona courtesy of OH Predictive Insights: In the state’s other race with national consequences, former astronaut Mark Kelly maintains his advantage over incumbent Sen. Martha McSally. Half (50%) of Arizona voters prefer Kelly while 45% prefer McSally. One of the unique aspects of...

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  • October 27, 2020

Some very encouraging news today out of Texas: x 🚨New Poll – TEXAS🚨Biden 49 / Trump 48Hegar 46 / Cornyn 48https://t.co/OCRMOhwGdJ— Data for Progress (@DataProgress) October 26, 2020 Click here for the full results. Yesterday’s UT Tyler poll showed a tightening race: In his bid for a fourth term in...

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  • October 26, 2020

Here’s the latest news today out of Georgia courtesy of the University of Georgia/Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s latest poll. First, the presidential election: An Atlanta Journal-Constitution poll of likely voters released Monday showed Biden at 47% and Trump at 46%, within the survey’s margin of error of 4 percentage points. Libertarian Jo...

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  • October 26, 2020

Here’s the latest out of North Carolina today courtesy of CBS News’ latest poll: In North Carolina, Republican Senator Thom Tillis continues to trail Democrat Cal Cunningham, but the race has tightened since we last polled this race in September. Cunningham is now ahead by six points, down from the...

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  • October 26, 2020

Here’s the latest news today out of Georgia courtesy of CBS News’ latest poll: The Georgia Senate race is nearly tied now, with Republican Senator David Perdue ahead of Democrat Jon Ossoff by just one point. Ossoff has shored up support with Democrats and liberals since September, but he's also...

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  • October 25, 2020

Here’s the latest news today out of North Carolina courtesy of Meredith College’s latest poll: x NORTH CAROLINABiden 48% (+4)Trump 44%Jorgensen 1%Hawkins 1%Blankenship 0%.#NCsen:Cunningham (D) 43% (+5)Tillis (R-inc) 38%Bray (L) 4%Hayes (C) 1%.#NCgovCooper (D-inc) 52% (+18)Forest (R) 34%DiFiore (L) 2%Pisano (C) 1% Meredith College, LV, 10/16-19— Political Polls (@Politics_Polls) October...

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  • October 23, 2020

Here’s the latest news today out of Montana courtesy of NBC Montana/Strategies 360 poll: In the heated U.S. Senate race, incumbent Republican Sen. Steve Daines leads challenger Gov. Steve Bullock by 1 point, 48% to 47%, with 5% undecided. The U.S. House race proves to be just as close, with...

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  • October 22, 2020

Here’s the latest news today out of Kansas courtesy of the New York Times/Siena College latest poll: President Trump, who won Kansas by more than 20 percentage points four years ago, maintains only a single-digit lead in the state, according to a New York Times/Siena College poll released Thursday, an...

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  • October 22, 2020

Here’s the latest news today out of Texas courtesy of Morning Consult’s latest poll: In Texas, GOP Sen. John Cornyn still leads Democrat MJ Hegar, though the senior senator’s edge in the contest has been almost cut in half since earlier this month. In Texas, Hegar’s outreach to Black voters,...

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  • October 22, 2020

Here’s the latest news today out of Alaska courtesy of PPP’s latest poll: x NEW POLL: 86% of Alaska voters say health is one of the most important issues when deciding who to vote for in the #AKSEN race — this includes 78% of Republican voters and 90% of Independent...

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  • October 21, 2020

Here’s the latest news today out of Texas courtesy of Quinnipiac University’s latest poll: In the U.S. Senate race in Texas, incumbent Republican John Cornyn leads Democrat M.J. Hegar among likely voters, 49 – 43 percent. Seven percent are undecided. On September 24th, Cornyn had 50 percent support and Hegar...

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  • October 21, 2020

Here’s the latest news today out of Kansas courtesy of PPP’s latest poll: x NEW POLL: 45% of Kanas voters say they’re less likely to vote for @RogerMarshallMD due to his vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act with no replacement. #ProtectOurCare #KSSEN— Protect Our Care (@ProtectOurCare) October 21, 2020...

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  • October 21, 2020

Another day, another unflattering tell-all from one of the people who knows Donald Trump best. There are some juicy excerpts here, but in case you’re short of time, the bottom line is this: Pretty much anyone who knows Trump, has worked with Trump, or has done business with Trump thinks...

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  • October 17, 2020