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Democrats in Washington are Starting to Shift From the Obamas to the Clintons
The Hill ^ | June 20, 2013 | Emily Goodin

Posted on 06/21/2013 5:48:11 AM PDT by lbryce

Democrats in Washington are starting to shift from the Obamas to the Clintons.

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Hillary Clinton has already racked up a couple of endorsements for the 2016 presidential race — and she hasn’t even announced she’s running yet. Requests are flooding in for the former secretary of State to campaign for candidates.

Of course, President Obama remains the most sought-after figure, but his star power could fade in the coming months as the chatter about his successor intensifies. His approval rating has fallen as his administration has grappled with a variety of controversies ranging from IRS overreach to government snooping.

“The political focus of the Democratic Party will shift to Hillary, and in some ways it has already,” said former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell (D), who, as a staunch Clinton supporter, has an interest in seeing his forecast come true.

He noted that while Obama will be the policy leader of the party, there will be an “inherent transition” politically to the person Democrats see as the next leader.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government
KEYWORDS: clinton; lameduckseason; obama
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Going from Obamna to Clinton, the "odious factor" remains the same.
1 posted on 06/21/2013 5:48:11 AM PDT by lbryce
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To: lbryce

Sarah Palin vs. Hillary Clinton 2016.

:D


2 posted on 06/21/2013 5:50:16 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network
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To: lbryce

If you oppose Obama’s policies, you’re a racist. Hillary’s? You’re a sexist.


3 posted on 06/21/2013 5:52:52 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (July 4, 1776: Declaration of Independence. Nov 6, 2012: Declaration Uof Dependence. R.I.P. America.)
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To: lbryce
There is no difference between Clinton and Obama..both are evil Communist that should never be elected to anything..
4 posted on 06/21/2013 5:53:22 AM PDT by PLD
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To: lbryce

This one was pretty easy to see coming a long time ago. Team blue is anointing it’s new mascot. How are you guys going to feel once tubby bush gets forced on you? You know at least half or more people here will dutifully carry his water in 2016.


5 posted on 06/21/2013 5:53:47 AM PDT by Orangedog (An optimist is someone who tells you to 'cheer up' when things are going his way)
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To: lbryce

*rattling around in the junk box in the basement of the DNC *

“Hey, look what I found. Another Clinton!

She’s dusty and dangerous, but us Democrats don’t care about that! We control the media. We can make ANYBODY win”


6 posted on 06/21/2013 5:57:23 AM PDT by PATRIOT1876 (The only crimes that are 100% preventable are crimes committed by illegal aliens)
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To: PATRIOT1876

God save the Republic.....PLEASE!!


7 posted on 06/21/2013 5:59:18 AM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Orangedog
You know at least half or more people here will dutifully carry his water in 2016.

The same ones that said, "never again" after Dole, "never again" after McCain and "never again" after Romney.

8 posted on 06/21/2013 6:06:29 AM PDT by Graybeard58 (_.. ._. .. _. _._ __ ___ ._. . ___ ..._ ._ ._.. _ .. _. .)
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To: PLD

Benghazi must be exposed!


9 posted on 06/21/2013 6:10:30 AM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Ted Cruz, Trey Gowdy, Allan Wet. Sarah is going nowhere, IMO.


10 posted on 06/21/2013 6:11:08 AM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: lbryce
 photo HILL3_zpsee0a3303.jpg
11 posted on 06/21/2013 6:16:40 AM PDT by baddog 219
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To: PLD

OMG! Warn people before you post a picture like that! LOL


12 posted on 06/21/2013 6:17:58 AM PDT by baddog 219
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To: lbryce

The Klintoons are more clever than the Kenyan marxist, but every bit as evil.


13 posted on 06/21/2013 6:19:13 AM PDT by Westbrook (Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: ExTexasRedhead

Well we will find out.

IMHO, Palin is the perfect candidate.

She in bold, experienced, pleasant and she has been vetted. Big-time vetted.

Sarah Palin currently, for 2016, represents a nearly perfect GOP candidate.

She likewise represents the strongest possible candidate to oppose the aging liberal Hillary in 2016.

I am aware Palin is not currently running. And I do to a certain extent share your opinion that she sidelined herself. For some reason. At the very last minute, last time.

However I believe she is the near-perfect GOP candidate.

Until she states she is not running, I will campaign strongly for her.

She is the near-perfect, anti-Hillary.

Likewise when elected, she will bring all the various aspects of the GOP together.

Sarah Palin represents excellence for 2016.


14 posted on 06/21/2013 6:21:13 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network
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To: ExTexasRedhead
Yes it should be exposed but we know the media will do all in their power to bury Benghazi..The people that vote for these criminals could care less as long as they keep getting freebies.
15 posted on 06/21/2013 6:23:21 AM PDT by PLD
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To: baddog 219

Just wanted the shock effect to wake everyone up to this bitch..LOL!


16 posted on 06/21/2013 6:25:31 AM PDT by PLD
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To: Graybeard58

Just going from memory but around 1999-2000 I seem to recall one or two, shall we say prominent posters here swearing to never support that coked out punk kid of GHW bush. How did that turn out? Oh, and those of us who are serious about not supporting tubby bush will get the blame for hillary getting back into the white house.


17 posted on 06/21/2013 6:26:38 AM PDT by Orangedog (An optimist is someone who tells you to 'cheer up' when things are going his way)
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To: lbryce

I have a feeling Slow Joe’s not going to like this. He has sat in waiting for the Presidency for years. He’ll take a run. Whether he gets anywhere or not is another story.


18 posted on 06/21/2013 6:31:03 AM PDT by Hardastarboard (Buck Off, Bronco Bama)
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To: lbryce

Prayer.


19 posted on 06/21/2013 7:29:40 AM PDT by SC_Pete
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To: Orangedog

If he’s the gop nominee there’s no other choice.

Frankly I didn’t like Romney but no one in the primaries was stellar. If people don’t like bush this time then either put up or shut up.


20 posted on 06/21/2013 7:47:14 AM PDT by what's up
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Sarah, IMO, is no Mark Levin when it comes to telling the honest truth about the Fuhrer and his Regime. Sarah does the typical political two-step when “bold and direct” answers are needed.


21 posted on 06/21/2013 7:48:46 AM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: Orangedog
And if we don't vote for the third Bush, we will be accused of staying home and de facto electing the D.

Not again not ever again will I vote for someone the GOPe has selected for me. Not McCain, not Romney, not Bush, not Rubio, not Ryan, maybe, just maybe Rand Paul or Ted Cruz, so far. They should stay in the Senate, more effective.

22 posted on 06/21/2013 7:55:26 AM PDT by thirst4truth (www.Believer.com)
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To: what's up
If he’s the gop nominee there’s no other choice.

If you're bound and determined to be the gop's bitch, then mazel tov. If I want to be treated like dirt, lied to and taken for granted I could just call my ex-wife.

23 posted on 06/21/2013 7:59:40 AM PDT by Orangedog (An optimist is someone who tells you to 'cheer up' when things are going his way)
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To: Orangedog

Just what I thought.

Foul language but no answers. Typical.


24 posted on 06/21/2013 8:01:45 AM PDT by what's up
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To: baddog 219

Excellent


25 posted on 06/21/2013 8:02:09 AM PDT by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
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To: what's up

Be sure to ask for a reach around in 2016.


26 posted on 06/21/2013 8:03:07 AM PDT by Orangedog (An optimist is someone who tells you to 'cheer up' when things are going his way)
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To: Orangedog

Yep still no answers.


27 posted on 06/21/2013 8:07:39 AM PDT by what's up
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To: what's up

You’re not looking for answers. You’re just looking to justify being treated like dirt by a political party.


28 posted on 06/21/2013 8:20:30 AM PDT by Orangedog (An optimist is someone who tells you to 'cheer up' when things are going his way)
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To: Hardastarboard

Nobody thinks of Joe as the heir apparent to Obama, but Joe will certainly be a candidate in the 2016 primaries.

I don’t understand all this talk of Hillary being inevitable and the front runner and all that. Hillary was the inevitable front runner leading up to the 2008 election cycle. Yet she was defeated by Obama. Most Americans had never heard of Obama at this point leading up to the 2008 election cycle. Could there be some other Democrat out there who will take Hillary down?

The point is, Hillary was inevitable once before and was defeated. Why does anyone think that Hillary is so inevitable now? Maybe the Clintons time has come and gone???


29 posted on 06/21/2013 8:21:07 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: what's up; Orangedog
If Jeb Bush is the GOP nominee, the GOP is FINISHED. Done. Kaput. The 21st-century version of the Whig Party.

Need I go on?

30 posted on 06/21/2013 8:31:43 AM PDT by bassmaner (Hey commies: I am a white male, and I am guilty of NOTHING! Sell your 'white guilt' elsewhere.)
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To: Orangedog
You're correct I'm not looking for answers from you.

You have nada.

31 posted on 06/21/2013 10:50:11 AM PDT by what's up
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If Jeb Bush is the GOP nominee

Don't know if it will be Jeb Bush. If you don't want him work for someone else in the primary.

Personally I will vote for whomever is the GOP nominee against the Witch in the general and anyone determined not to do so is a whiner.

32 posted on 06/21/2013 11:05:41 AM PDT by what's up
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To: what's up

Good. We need people like you to use as examples of what not to do.


33 posted on 06/21/2013 11:44:34 AM PDT by Orangedog (An optimist is someone who tells you to 'cheer up' when things are going his way)
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To: Orangedog
Yep...you're looking around for examples instead of answers.

Just what I expected.

34 posted on 06/21/2013 11:46:50 AM PDT by what's up
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To: Dilbert San Diego
Could there be some other Democrat out there who will take Hillary down?

Last time Obama ran slightly to Hillary's left and took her down.

I wouldn't be surprised if this time there was someone to her right like Evan Bayh who beats her.

35 posted on 06/21/2013 11:49:59 AM PDT by what's up
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To: what's up

And, in the 2008 primaries, Hillary had some of the highest negatives ever recorded in polling for a major party presidential candidate. I think her support is a mile wide and an inch deep. She’s ripe for a challenge. She was inevitable once and was taken out. It could happen again.


36 posted on 06/21/2013 11:55:17 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Dilbert San Diego
I think they're going to putting all they have into the women's vote.

They're losing young people right now and I think a full bore effort for feminism is going to take place...thus the constant Hillary talk.

But like you I expect her support may falter over the next months as there is good potential for more State Dept revelations.

37 posted on 06/21/2013 11:58:06 AM PDT by what's up
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

The best candidate is one that resists running and does not openly seek the position but is drafted. I don’t want anyone that will sell their soul to have the job.


38 posted on 06/21/2013 11:58:21 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: thirst4truth

I have voted in every election since the disco era and I am foreseeing sitting out for the first time in my life if my choice is any Bush, Rubio, Paul, Ryan, Walker, or Christie. I used to try and swallow the vote for the R candidate because the other alternative is a dim (Supreme Court and all that crap too) and because I believe if you don’t vote you haven’t the right to complain, but I am ready to just bite the bullet and bunker up.

I am just not excited anymore and if that is the best we can do the the Republic needs to end so we can revolt and reset it.


39 posted on 06/21/2013 12:03:18 PM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: what's up

The answer is if Bush or any other loser GOPe gets the nod (because our primary system is BS letting small non-conservative states go first) and you go ahead and vote the GOP never gets the message even in a loss that their candidate sucked. They blame it on turnout, money, whatever... If enough truly do sit out and the data can be correlated that they sat out because the candidate sucked then they will get the message.

It is bad for the country but the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again (like running a GOPe) and expecting a different outcome.


40 posted on 06/21/2013 12:08:33 PM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: Resolute Conservative
You go ahead and sit it out and allow for Madame Hillary to run things for 4-8 years. I will not be a part of that. No way.

Many of you thought that getting Obama in for a term would "teach everybody a lesson" and now into his 2nd term you continue to think getting Hillary elected will do the same. Dead wrong.

41 posted on 06/21/2013 12:21:24 PM PDT by what's up
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To: what's up

I voted in the last two RINO elections and it got us Bupkiss. The RINO’s do more damage than the Dims. You can fight any enemy you can see, we cannot fight a comrade that betrays us in the 11th hour during a vote.

That is my point the vote was still too close that the GOP did not get the message that their candidate sucks. The have no clue, but if they lose by 20+ points and it comes out that conservatives stayed home then they have to face the music. We can offset HRH by ensuring we keep the house and gain in the senate.

I can tell you now Rubio or Bush cannot beat her. They will fight the same fight McRomney did they will not talk about history and issues. They will call her capable and distinguished opponent and what not. They will not fight her.


42 posted on 06/21/2013 12:26:49 PM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: what's up

If you’re coming to an internet chat room looking for answers, your problems are way bigger than you think.


43 posted on 06/21/2013 12:27:45 PM PDT by Orangedog (An optimist is someone who tells you to 'cheer up' when things are going his way)
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To: lbryce

From one Celeb Cult Messiah to another. Yawn


44 posted on 06/21/2013 12:28:27 PM PDT by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave ofo attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: Orangedog

Oh I’ve got my personal answers. But you people only complain and never have anything real to offer.


45 posted on 06/21/2013 12:42:38 PM PDT by what's up
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To: Resolute Conservative
GOP did not get the message that their candidate sucks

And your alternative was.....?

46 posted on 06/21/2013 12:48:45 PM PDT by what's up
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To: what's up

There was not one in either year. I had no other choice, by the time I got to vote in the primary all other choices were gone by GOP/Media/DNC decree. The “first” primary states screwed the rest of us. Amazing how a sliver of population gets the choice. You want to make it fair have all primaries with 30 days of each other or have a random drawing to set the order. I am sick of Iowa, NH, and SC picking for me.

Bacause of that we got Soetoro.


47 posted on 06/21/2013 12:57:19 PM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: what's up
That's rich. You carry water for the clowns who made this mess and then you get all haughty, thinking that I need to present you with answers to fix it. Go pour you a big cup of get over yourself.
48 posted on 06/21/2013 1:08:14 PM PDT by Orangedog (An optimist is someone who tells you to 'cheer up' when things are going his way)
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You want to make it fair have all primaries with 30 days of each other

Let me know if you succeed in getting your way.

Meanwhile, I will work to get as conservative a candidate as possible in the primary and then vote against Hillary in the general.

49 posted on 06/21/2013 1:09:20 PM PDT by what's up
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To: Orangedog
thinking that I need to present you with answers to fix it.

No I will never expect you to have any rational answers.

I know you never will. You'll just whine.

50 posted on 06/21/2013 1:10:54 PM PDT by what's up
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