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Democrats likely to retain Senate as four critical races shift in their favor
Yahoo News | The Signal ^ | 9/24/2012 | David Rothschild

Posted on 09/24/2012 7:06:24 PM PDT by newzjunkey

After weeks in which the fate of the Senate simmered at nearly even odds of flipping for Republicans or remaining in Democrats' control, the outlook has shifted dramatically in the Democrats' favor. The incumbent party now has an 80 percent chance of retaining its majority, according to the Signal's prediction model.

The break is largely due to critical races in Missouri, Wisconsin, Massachusetts and Virginia, all of which have favored the Republican at some point in the past month and now favor the Democratic candidate. ...

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: US: Massachusetts; US: Missouri; US: Virginia; US: Wisconsin
KEYWORDS: 2012; 2012polls; 2012swingstates; oh2012; senate; va2012
Which races are these? It's "macaca" Allen, "legitimate rape" Akin, RINO-dino Tommy Thompson and Madame Lieawatha trying to retake "the Kennedy seat."
1 posted on 09/24/2012 7:06:28 PM PDT by newzjunkey
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To: newzjunkey

More Democrat Senators defending themselves in red states than not, so I’m not buying a word of this.


2 posted on 09/24/2012 7:09:23 PM PDT by Senator Goldwater
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To: newzjunkey

I take everything said these days with a massive Gibraltar size gain of salt. We’ll see.

I’m by no means convinced we’ve been denied the Senate majority yet.


3 posted on 09/24/2012 7:10:14 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Imagine how bad these global protests would be, if Obama hadn't won us so many new friends.)
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To: newzjunkey

Tom Smith has a shot in PA.


4 posted on 09/24/2012 7:10:30 PM PDT by jdsteel (Give me freedom, not more government.)
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To: newzjunkey
This 24/7 "Democrats are leading in EVERY race" is getting boring....

Obama is up 50 points over Romney, according to the State-Run-Media..... /sarc

5 posted on 09/24/2012 7:11:33 PM PDT by traditional1 (Don't gotsta worry 'bout no mo'gage, don't gotsta worry 'bout no gas; Obama gonna take care o' me!)
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To: newzjunkey

I think everybody needs to read what Rush said about this today. The Left’s strategy is to try and grind us down and demoralize our turnout. Ain’t going to happen!

http://www.rushlimbaugh.com/daily/2012/09/24/the_emotional_poll_roller_coaster


6 posted on 09/24/2012 7:11:35 PM PDT by Artcore
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To: newzjunkey

macaca Allen running against tax the poor Kaine...


7 posted on 09/24/2012 7:11:43 PM PDT by God luvs America (63.5 million pay no income tax and vote for DemoKrats...)
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To: newzjunkey

Lieawatha has new problems that make this info obsolete, as out-of-date as her non-existent law license.


8 posted on 09/24/2012 7:13:22 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (Obama gives us the gift of downward mobility)
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To: DoughtyOne

And yahoo never even saw the defeat of the dems coming in 2010!


9 posted on 09/24/2012 7:13:52 PM PDT by 9422WMR (Life is not fair, just deal with it.)
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To: newzjunkey
This is so predictable. At this point the political media does their damndest to affect the outcome of the race with breathless stories of Obama pulling away.

They'll dial it back for the sake of their credibility within the final month. F 'em.

10 posted on 09/24/2012 7:14:56 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: 9422WMR

I donated to various republican Senate candidates today.


11 posted on 09/24/2012 7:15:18 PM PDT by Josa
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To: newzjunkey

I always take what Yahoo reports seriously.


12 posted on 09/24/2012 7:15:23 PM PDT by berdie
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To: God luvs America

Linda McMahon looks to be competitive in CT.

I certainly hope Scott Brown wins in MA. But the MA voters have a history of overlooking jerks, liars, gay brothel supporters and even Senators who abandon women to die.

Wendy Long is the conservative candidate running against Chuck Schumer echo, Kirsten Gillebrand, but I’m not seeing any ads in NY at all. The Empire state is a lost cause.

And of course, Todd Akin took a swan dive and shot himself in the foot. He is all but lepers to the GOP.


13 posted on 09/24/2012 7:16:03 PM PDT by SeekAndFind (bOTRT)
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To: newzjunkey

Tommy in Wisconsin was measured by a D+10 poll. He’s running better than that and his opponent is a lightweight moonbat. We convincingly won a statewide election only 15 weeks ago. Our seats in the call centers didn’t even get cold.


14 posted on 09/24/2012 7:16:31 PM PDT by sgtyork (The secret of happiness is freedom, and the secret of freedom, courage. Thucydides)
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To: newzjunkey

I don’t think Lizzy “Fakeajawea” Warren is going to beat Scott Brown.

The repellent, harridan-like nature of his opponent aside, I can’t recall seeing such visible signs of support for a Republican candidate here in Massachusetts for a long, long time.

I will go on the record now saying that Obama will win Massachusetts but it will be a narrow margin (55 to 45).


15 posted on 09/24/2012 7:17:00 PM PDT by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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To: God luvs America

RE: macaca Allen

Why the heck are we still dredging up this old one word sow in 2012? Can’t anybody get over this and focus on POLICY? Sheeesh !!


16 posted on 09/24/2012 7:17:43 PM PDT by SeekAndFind (bOTRT)
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To: Josa

I gave to Romney in a solicitation mailing, then I gave some more when I ordered yards signs to piss off the idiots!


17 posted on 09/24/2012 7:17:43 PM PDT by 9422WMR (Life is not fair, just deal with it.)
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To: newzjunkey

I maintain an old yahoo mail account for some basic messaging and public email uses. I get a good laugh everyday with their “news” coverage. The bias and slant in story selection, overall leftist tone and the tragically distorted headlines creates a fun-house-mirror view of the world.
Anything from yahoo news is trash and not worth a read.


18 posted on 09/24/2012 7:19:03 PM PDT by Macoozie (1) Win the Senate 2) Repeal Obamacare 3) Impeach Roberts)
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To: newzjunkey

Yahoo, another propaganda arm of the Democrat party.


19 posted on 09/24/2012 7:19:24 PM PDT by VRWCRick
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To: NonValueAdded

“Lieawatha”...thanks I needed a good chuckle after a hard day.


20 posted on 09/24/2012 7:20:28 PM PDT by parthian shot
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To: newzjunkey

Yahoo is among the worst, most simplistic and biased news sources there is. It’s headlines are ore slanted than CNN or NYT


21 posted on 09/24/2012 7:20:59 PM PDT by PGR88
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To: SeekAndFind

I’m telling you right now, Warren has no chance of beating Scott Brown.

She’s got issues she can’t shake. New one today. The “vibe”, for what it’s worth, is a against her. She looks like a loser.

Not to mention the dirty little secret that supposedly liberal Mass. voters have a tough time voting for women to statewide/federal office. Don’t ask me why, they just do.


22 posted on 09/24/2012 7:21:23 PM PDT by Kingosaurus
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To: DoughtyOne
Let them keep scaring the hell out of everyday Americans who see the Democrats ripping their lives apart. They are too stupid to realize that it is that fear and anger that drove the 2010 election.

By creating martyrs of us, more of us will rise to fill the gaps as if we were the last vote.

23 posted on 09/24/2012 7:23:49 PM PDT by FreeAtlanta (christian.bahits.com)
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To: God luvs America

I’d take a macaca candidate over Tim Kaine, the crook (he took a salary as head of the DNC while supposedly serving as Governor of Virginia. He left us hundreds of millions of dollars in debt. The Republican governor who succeeded him has wiped out that debt and given us a multimillion surplus in less than two years.)

Kaine looks like that idiot alien in “Galaxy Quest” and is far dumber. He is a typical leftist class warfare clown and needs to be permanently retired from politics.

Kaine is relying on stupid blacks and stupid white liberals to put him back into office but I heard a black woman the other day talking about the real hurt that Obama and the Democrats have put on her kids, friends kids, and others looking for non-existent work. She’s not going to vote for Obie and his crew.

“No jobs - Yes he did!” And Kaine was Obama’s top butt-buddy (aka. the Asskisser from Virginia). Payback time, Little Timothy!


24 posted on 09/24/2012 7:23:56 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: newzjunkey

And in other news........

Obama set to win with 100% of every vote. Democrats set to win everything. Penn State also projected to win National Championship.

NFW!!!!!!!!!!


25 posted on 09/24/2012 7:25:22 PM PDT by LeonardFMason
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To: Artcore

What it is is laying the groundwork for later challenging the results and more to the point, providing cover for whipping up dissent and riots.

“How can Romney have won by 1-5-10-15 points? All the polls had him losing for MONTHS?!?!?!?! The Repubs stole the election cuz they are Racists and hate BLACK PEOPLE and THIS PROVES THEY WON BY FRAUD!!!”

Bank on it.


26 posted on 09/24/2012 7:25:45 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: PGR88

Hey now,, Yahooie is where I get all my good stuff but I agree, they have a way with teaser titles... and now, with their recent moves branching out as a full-fledged in the tank news&analysis provider and maker, they have long left their objectivity behind.. it’ll be a cold day in Hell before they win a Pulitzer.


27 posted on 09/24/2012 7:25:57 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi)
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To: newzjunkey

On the other hand - just what does it say about this nation if not only the Presidential election is “close”, but the absolutely dysfunctional and corrupt Senate (under DEMOCRAT rule) also might remain in Democrat hands while this nation is so absolutely falling apart?

Unbelievable. OK- maybe not, since Romney’s 47% statement was true...


28 posted on 09/24/2012 7:27:20 PM PDT by TheBattman (Isn't the lesser evil... still evil?)
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To: parthian shot

You are most certainly welcome, although I cannot claim originality. :)


29 posted on 09/24/2012 7:27:38 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (Obama gives us the gift of downward mobility)
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To: newzjunkey

And tell me how exactly this will make any difference. Last time we had the Republicans in charge of both houses and the President we got exactly nothing of substance out of them and in fact we got a lot of very bad things, like the drug benefit added to medicare.


30 posted on 09/24/2012 7:34:26 PM PDT by trapped_in_LA
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To: 9422WMR

They never saw 1994 coming either, did they.


31 posted on 09/24/2012 7:36:08 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Imagine how bad these global protests would be, if Obama hadn't won us so many new friends.)
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To: FreeAtlanta

Agreed...


32 posted on 09/24/2012 7:37:19 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Imagine how bad these global protests would be, if Obama hadn't won us so many new friends.)
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To: newzjunkey

More poooh from yahooooo. Dems have 23 Senate caucus seats to defend. I give them an 80% chance of them losing the senate.


33 posted on 09/24/2012 7:37:36 PM PDT by Red Steel
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To: Norm Lenhart

Interesting thought Norm. I hadn’t considered that.


34 posted on 09/24/2012 7:42:48 PM PDT by Artcore
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To: newzjunkey

Well, we’ll see. I believe Brown will ultimately prevail over Warren, and I still like Thompson’s chances in Wisconsin.

The one real heartbreaker here, if the Democrats prevail, is Missouri. McCaskill was all but guaranteed to lose before Akin made his idiotic statements. It does look like he’s building his campaign back up since his apology, but it’s anything but the lock it would have otherwise been.

I also think we’ll see some gains elsewhere. McMahon is looking pretty good in Ct., and Nebraska is looking very good for the GOP candidate. Montana is close, but the GOP is leading slightly, IIRC.


35 posted on 09/24/2012 7:45:29 PM PDT by DemforBush (100% Ex-Democrat.)
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To: Senator Goldwater

Yahoo...... the new Mad magazine.


36 posted on 09/24/2012 7:47:08 PM PDT by X-spurt (It is truly time for ON YOUR FEET or on your knees)
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To: traditional1; All

Just a reminder. in 2010, despite massive evidence to the contrary, the Mainstream MeEdia was STILL telling you that Repubs had NO CHANCE at taking control of the House.

Thursday, August 26, 2010 6:00 AM
Reid Wilson: On The Trail
Why Democrats Will Keep The House
http://hotlineoncall.nationaljournal.com/archives/2010/08/why_democrats_w.php

Huffington Post
Robert Creamer
Political organizer, strategist and author
Posted: September 28, 2010 09:33 AM
Four More Reasons Why Democrats Will Retain Control of House and Senate
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/robert-creamer/four-more-reasons-why-dem_b_741580.html

AP Video: Gibbs remains confident dems will keep congress
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/video/2010/09/15/VI2010091503803.html

Plenty more where those came from....


37 posted on 09/24/2012 7:50:05 PM PDT by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: Artcore

I believe it to be true. Completely.

Consider: They KNOW Obama is gonna get stomped...hard. So the DEMS might be out of power, but the MSM isn’t. Yet. Their job is to deligitimize Romney/GOP and foster an atmosphere of distrust/dissent/and yes, violence.

Look at the Bush years and multiply it because when the Dems get kicked to the curb, it will be a LONG time before the genpub wants another taste.

Unless the MSM can pound Romney/GOP/Conservative Govt hard enough and make all those poor muslims/minorities the victims bad enough and fast enough...AGAIN.

With the MSM, Dems are never ‘really’ out of power. And starting a riot/riots will likely help them back in. Because they will count on people being sick of the day to day ‘third world’ lives they will be living and of course, Dems have the solution to all the Repub-caused violence and strife.


38 posted on 09/24/2012 7:51:47 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Norm Lenhart

You are spot on Norm, I have been saying it for a while now it is a set up. Deligitimization, plain and simple. The riots will be one thing if they happen, What if the Senate goes 60 to the R’s like I think. In the backroom in DC and the Beltway they will be privately devistated.... The press will be unglued, but the ruling class will be shocked..


39 posted on 09/24/2012 7:59:10 PM PDT by taildragger (( Fubarward Obama 2012, think about it :-) ))
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To: newzjunkey

This left wing news site run by a Obama bundler has the Dems now suddenly ahead !!

Just like McLaughlin stated - Axelrod has his media minnows out in full force since early voting started peddling its over GOP give up , don’t vote.....

Thanks for the laugh YaHOO LEFTIST NEWS !


40 posted on 09/24/2012 8:11:23 PM PDT by ncalburt (Axelrod Psych OPS has gone to 24/7 non stop - "The election is over " status until Nov)
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To: taildragger

I should also add the following (because some people refuse to even consider the possibility) ...

The Dems and the MSM WILL excuse the rioting and violence. I point to the hell the cops caught for the breakup of OWS camps. The MSM and Dems screamed about law being applied to their babies and held them blameless.covered for their rapes/theft/assault and crapping on cop cars.

Then remember the Rodney King Riots and the OJ trial.

Nothing but love for the bad guys. Nothing but scorn for the good. It’s the MSDEMBC way.


41 posted on 09/24/2012 8:13:20 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: newzjunkey
Democrats likely to retain Senate as four critical races shift in their favor

Man, if this election goes the way I think it's going to go, with the left losing everything in a 2010-type drubbing times ten, things will get ugly.

Yes, even uglier than they are now.

42 posted on 09/24/2012 8:14:00 PM PDT by M. Thatcher
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To: LeonardFMason

hahahah this is what I tell any of my “friends” who consider me their “legitimate conservative source”.

I say “what do you mean? Haven’t you heard you guys are all set, you’re winning 100% of everything”

I say it with a dead serious tone and face and then walk away.

They seem demoralized.


43 posted on 09/24/2012 8:14:17 PM PDT by Individual Rights in NJ (Want to join my new country in Greenland? Like the Danes will stop us; pft!)
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To: newzjunkey

Yahoo is 100% correct. The democrats have this election in the bag. Hell, if I were them I would not even bother to campaign anymore. Just relax dems and believe everything your buddies in the MSM are telling you. It’s all over, plan that victory party!!!


44 posted on 09/24/2012 8:26:15 PM PDT by FlipWilson
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To: Artcore

>> The Left’s strategy is to try and grind us down and demoralize our turnout.

My tag:
Demoralization is a weapon of the enemy. Don’t get it, don’t spread it!


45 posted on 09/24/2012 8:28:38 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Demoralization is a weapon of the enemy. Don't get it, don't spread it!)
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To: newzjunkey

BS


46 posted on 09/24/2012 8:50:03 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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