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Lessons from the Ga. Sen. Runoff

Earlier this evening, news organizations projected that GOP Sen. Saxby Chambliss won reelection to the U.S. Senate over Democrat Jim Martin.

My hats off to Jim Martin who came closer than anyone ever thought a Democrat could in Georgia. I think this campaign offers lessons for Democrats running next year in Virginia as well as in the 2010 mid-term elections.

Here’s what comes to mind: Continue reading

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Fire Saxby, Hire Jim

The road to a 60-seat filibuster-proof majority is becoming clearer and all signs say it goes through Georgia. Continue reading

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GOP Pundit Hates “Poor Old People” of Alexandria, Va.

What is wrong with Fox News commentator Fred Barnes? When he complains about the “poor old people” waiting with him in Alexandria’s “early voting” line who is he referring to? Perhaps it’s Joe McCain, who dropped the F-bomb in the direction of an Alexandria 911 dispatcher during. He lives in “Communist Country.”

And Fred, Virginia doesn’t have “early voting”. The line you were waiting in was for people requesting to vote absentee in person. Virginia also allows you to vote absentee via mail.

Maybe since parking in Old Town Alexandria is so “crowded”, you should request a mail in absentee ballot next time.

Or just maybe you’re a poor old person.

Hmm.

H/T to Talking Points Memo for the video.

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