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Which Senate Races Need My Support?
Me | 11 Aug 2014 | Ben Mugged

Posted on 08/12/2014 5:48:15 PM PDT by Ben Mugged

President Barack Obama hinted strongly at coming Supreme Court vacancies in the last two years of his presidency, speaking of the urgent need for Democrats to hold their Senate majority after the November midterms. I need to know which Senate candidates most need my financial support since I refuse to blindly donate to the Republican Party.


TOPICS: Chit/Chat
KEYWORDS: elections; senate
Help me Freepers, you're the only ones who can.
1 posted on 08/12/2014 5:48:15 PM PDT by Ben Mugged
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To: Ben Mugged

Let’s help Mike McFadden beat Stuart Smalley here in Minnesota.


2 posted on 08/12/2014 5:49:48 PM PDT by Colonel_Flagg ("Compromise" means you've already decided you lost.)
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To: Ben Mugged

My ballot box is closed. Other solutions will undoubtedly present themselves.


3 posted on 08/12/2014 5:51:20 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy ("Harvey Dent, can we trust him?" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HBsdV--kLoQ)
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To: Ben Mugged
Terri Land in Michigan is worth a look.

Senate Candidate Targets Democrat on Immigration
4 posted on 08/12/2014 5:52:51 PM PDT by cripplecreek ("Moderates" are lying manipulative bottom feeding scum.)
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To: Ben Mugged

Cory Gardner in Colorado.

We need to throw Udall out of this state.


5 posted on 08/12/2014 6:05:11 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: Ben Mugged

The more Republicans as sad as that fact is the more likely we are to block his agenda including judges.


6 posted on 08/12/2014 6:06:59 PM PDT by JSDude1
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To: Ben Mugged

There will be very few who want the stench of this, “ magic negro” around. To help in any democrap re-election efforts.


7 posted on 08/12/2014 6:07:53 PM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) obammy lied and lied and lied)
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To: Ben Mugged

Obviously we need to make Mitch McConnell Leader. /sarc


8 posted on 08/12/2014 6:10:11 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Ben Mugged

good overview...9 competitive races...pick a race and support them.

http://www.nytimes.com/newsgraphics/2014/senate-model/


9 posted on 08/12/2014 6:23:01 PM PDT by Drango (A liberal's compassion is limited only by the size of someone else's wallet.)
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To: Ben Mugged

North Carolina
Alaska
Iowa
Colorado

Are the closest races. GOP needs to win 3 of them...


10 posted on 08/12/2014 6:29:24 PM PDT by Drango (A liberal's compassion is limited only by the size of someone else's wallet.)
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To: Ben Mugged

Col Rob Maness, Louisiana. He’s opposing Senator Mary (Miss Piggy) Landrieu.


11 posted on 08/12/2014 6:30:19 PM PDT by SgtBob (Freedom is not for the faint of heart. Semper Fi!)
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To: Ben Mugged

Don’t worry, John McCain and the gang of 8 will continue to vote in Obama’s progressive/liberal/Anti-American Justices even if his party does not believe in them.


12 posted on 08/12/2014 6:32:30 PM PDT by sr4402
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To: Ben Mugged

Allow me to give you what I think you were actually looking for, which is a list of actual conservatives worth supporting.

Terri Lynn Land is worth a look in Michigan
Joni Ernst in Iowa is the other big one

Every other candidate is either a mega RINO, or is guaranteed to win anyway.


13 posted on 08/12/2014 7:08:49 PM PDT by Viennacon (Liberals are like vomit in a lot of ways)
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To: Ben Mugged

Grimes in Kentucky could use a few bucks.
Poach a RINO, save the Republic.


14 posted on 08/12/2014 7:14:50 PM PDT by RS_Rider (I hate Illinois Nazis)
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To: Ben Mugged
1. Joni Ernst---Iowa

2. Cory Gardner---Colorado

3. Jeff Bell----New Jersey

4. Mike McFadden---Minnesota

5. Tom Cotton---Arkansas

6. Whoever---Alaska

7. Whoever----Louisiana

8. Terri Land----Michigan

Republicans will win Montana, West Virginia, and South Dakota. Four of the above eight makes Reid the MINORITY Leader. No guarantee that will save the Republic but worth giving them a chance. Each of the eight Demonrats in 1-8 have richly earned defeat on the merits. My personal favorites of the eight above are Joni Ernst, Jeff Bell (policywise the very best) and Cory Gardner.

15 posted on 08/12/2014 8:04:26 PM PDT by BlackElk (Dean of Discipline, Tomas de Torquemada Gentlemen's Society: Rack 'em Danno!)
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To: BlackElk

I think I read that Jeff Bell is like the NJ population pro-abortion, but I may be mistaken. I know he was head and shoulders above Bill Bradley in 1978 though not in stature.


16 posted on 08/12/2014 8:32:07 PM PDT by Theodore R. (Liberals keep winning; so the American people must now be all-liberal all the time.)
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To: SgtBob

LA will no more support Col. Maness than TN did Joe Carr. He lacks political experience, which even Carr had. Maness should have run for Cassidy’s House seat against Edwin Edwards, but he would have lost that too.


17 posted on 08/12/2014 8:33:22 PM PDT by Theodore R. (Liberals keep winning; so the American people must now be all-liberal all the time.)
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To: BlackElk

All 8 races look very difficult to me; kind of like climbing Mt. Sinai if not Mt. Everest.


18 posted on 08/12/2014 8:34:18 PM PDT by Theodore R. (Liberals keep winning; so the American people must now be all-liberal all the time.)
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To: Theodore R.

I know Dr. Cassidy will win the senate seat. I hope Col Maness lives in Cassidy’s district....


19 posted on 08/12/2014 8:42:16 PM PDT by SgtBob (Freedom is not for the faint of heart. Semper Fi!)
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To: Ben Mugged

Dr. Monica Wehby in Oregon...to beat Jeff Merkley


20 posted on 08/12/2014 9:41:45 PM PDT by goodnesswins (R.I.P. Doherty, Smith, Stevens, Woods)
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To: Theodore R.
I would be very surprised if Jeff Bell were not pro-life. He is a conservative Presbyterian. He was a movement conservative in the 1960s and 1970s when I was very slightly acquainted with him. Although I cannot find it on Amazon, I have buried in my book collection a book by Jeff published about two years ago and describing the growth of the conservative movement to the rise of social issue conservatism.

Descriptions of Jeff often reference his loss to Bill Bradley in 1978 (for the same seat). The real story was his defeat that year of longtime "Republican" quisling US Senator Clifford Case, a public nuisance of the first order who was wrong on everything that counted.

21 posted on 08/13/2014 3:05:29 PM PDT by BlackElk (Dean of Discipline, Tomas de Torquemada Gentlemen's Society: Rack 'em Danno!)
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To: Theodore R.
Bear in mind that West Virginia, Montana and South Dakota are slam dunks. That means that three of the eight listed are necessary for a bare majority. I believe that Joni Ernst in Iowa is very likely. Tom Cotton in Arkansas is in very good shape. Cory Gardner trails by 1.5% in Colorado but the gun issue may make a major difference there with Chickenpooper up for re-election.

Jeff Bell may be Mt. Everest but he deserves our full support. Mike McFadden in Minnesota may be Mt. Sinai but he has the cash to wage a war. I did not include Tillis of North Carolina whose opponent deserves defeat but whose own bona fides are somewhat in question. Landrieu is beatable. Alaska and Michigan are also quite winnable.

Don't be a pessimist.

22 posted on 08/13/2014 3:15:22 PM PDT by BlackElk (Dean of Discipline, Tomas de Torquemada Gentlemen's Society: Rack 'em Danno!)
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To: BlackElk

I checked and Jeff Bell is pro-life, but though he is five years younger than Jerry Brown, many won’t back him as “too old” against Booker.


23 posted on 08/13/2014 5:22:31 PM PDT by Theodore R. (Liberals keep winning; so the American people must now be all-liberal all the time.)
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