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Greg Sargent
Intriguing new @nytimes story out of #arsen: "Paying $323,000 to a group that may not exist" nytimes.com/politics/first…
One of the only conservatives willing to call out GOP gyrations/evasions on Obamacare is @petersuderman: reason.com/blog/2014/10/2…
Some good points from @brianbeutler on the real meaning of John Kasich's Obamacare gyrations: newrepublic.com/article/119921…
Heavy duty derp on Twitter today.
@ThePlumLineGS and Ebola is almost out. 2 weeks to figure out another way to scare Americans.
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RT @BuzzFeedAndrew: The Alison Grimes McConnell-amnesty ad aired today in Paducah and Cincinnati markets. #UniteBlue
Last tidbit from focus group: ISIS is already out; Ebola is in. But Ebola doesn't drive these moms' votes: washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-lin…
Focus groups of classic female swing voters in NC and LA shed light on Ebola "fear factor" in midterms: washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-lin…
New focus group of Walmart moms: "Not one cites Ebola as reason to vote against Dems in November" washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-lin…
Very good overview of the Senate state of play from @jbview: bloombergview.com/articles/2014-…
Via @paulwaldman1, there are early signs the "Ebola travel ban" brigade is losing the argument: washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-lin…
RT @Nate_Cohn: Gardner+1 in an R+8 party reg electorate--more Republican than '10 monmouth.edu/assets/0/32212…
New Monmouth poll finds Gardner up only 1 point on Udall: monmouth.edu/assets/0/32212… Tracks w/ average putting him up 1.4 elections.huffingtonpost.com/pollster/2014-…
So, did Thom Tillis tell this edit board he will support Medicaid expansion next year? reflector.com/opinion/editor… His campaign won't clarify
McConnell camp places story about how it plans to "vastly outspend" Grimes in final stretch: washingtonexaminer.com/mcconnell-book…
As always, Simpson Bowles "centrism" is accorded protected media status as unimpeachably good policy twitter.com/jmartNYT/statu…
At bottom, Kasich's gyrations are preview of tortured process GOP prez hopefuls will have to endure on Ocare: washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-lin…
Ohio governor @JohnKasich has rushed to clarify that wants Obamacare repealed. He still likes what it does, though. wapo.st/1DwdtT4
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Also in Morning Roundup: Striking new poll #s about conservative reliance on Fox; Mitch to outspend Grimes? washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-lin…
New Kaiser poll: Only Rs want to keep debating Obamacare and want repeal; Americans, indys disagree: washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-lin…
John Kasich quickly atones for telling truth about Ocare, accidentally reveals larger truth about it: washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-lin…
A lot of spin about Thom Tillis' momentum. Reminder: 538 gives Ds better chance of win in GA than of GOP win in NC: fivethirtyeight.com/interactives/s…
So, a question for the polling eggheads. If a runoff in GA decides Senate, would black turnout be off the charts?
The @TeamBraley campaign is out with a new video featuring Joni Ernst's claims about government dependency: youtube.com/watch?v=gat1Mc…
No one could have predicted... RT @aedwardslevy: Only 8 percent of voters say Obamacare is their top issue kff.org/health-reform/…
"Iowa's rural values" are "conflicted by farmers' deepening reliance on government" nytimes.com/2014/10/21/us/…
Big Liberal Money is having an outrageous impact on our politics. We should act to limit influence of big $$$ -- on both sides.
Courier Journal on new Bluegrass poll: KY-SEN is "virtual dead heat"; McConnell in "fight of his political life": courier-journal.com/story/news/pol…
Yup, excellent RT @ron_fournier Terrific story about fast-changing Iowa (reflecting broader national, global trends) nytimes.com/2014/10/21/us/…
RT @jgohringer: New #MISen poll has Peters leading Land 51% to 38%: bit.ly/10hxJts
KY Senate race is in "virtual dead heat," with Mitch in the "fight of his political life": courier-journal.com/story/news/pol…
This is a very fair write up of new Bluegrass poll, from @Joe_Gerth: courier-journal.com/story/news/pol…
McConnell's favorables went from -13 to -9. Still below 40%. #kysen
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@AriMelber @ThePlumLineGS @ASDem I believe this is right. EV IA #s are encouraging for Dems. GOTV efforts are bringing non-midterm voters
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Never sure which is more pathetic, GOP fearmongering or Senate Dems meekly going along with it. washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-lin…
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John Kasich's position on Ocare is virtually identical to that of every GOP Senate candidate; he's just being honest about it.
Whoa. John Kasich: Ocare repeal "not gonna happen," because of "real improvements in people's lives" m.apnews.com/ap/db_289563/c…
Flailing wildly toward your opponent’s consistent position has NEVER FAILED in politics. Always a winner. washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-lin…
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Dems have a problem: How to win over remaining Obama-hating undecideds while boosting base turnout: washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-lin…
Dem Rep John Yarmuth talks about impact of Grimes' coal rhetoric on progressive support for her candidacy: washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-lin…
Top D strategists wrestle with problem: How to win over Obama-hating swing voters w/o hurting GOTV: washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-lin…
Why are vulnerable Ds caving on Ebola travel ban? It achieves distance from Obama w/o angering base: washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-lin…
disqualifying RT @CBSPolitics: Obama early voted in Chicago today, but wouldn't say for who: cbsnews.com/news/obama-cas…
538 has Georgia closer than North Carolina RT @WSJ: Democrats are plowing money into long-shot races. on.wsj.com/1FqP0R0
.@brianbeutler: Is Rand Paul's Ebola fearmongering disqualifying? newrepublic.com/article/119903… Or this from Brown/Tillis? washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-lin…