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Dem Casualty List Grows
Breitbart ^ | 30 Jan 2014, 8:39 | Mike Flynn

Posted on 01/30/2014 8:43:04 AM PST by gooblah

Each week, it seems another Democrat lawmaker announces their retirement from Congress. On Thursday, Rep. Henry Waxman (D-CA) joined the growing list. It is only January, but 11 Democrat lawmakers have said they are quitting at the end of this current term.

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TOPICS: Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; Political Humor/Cartoons; US: California
KEYWORDS: 2014election; 2016election; california; election2014; election2016; henrywaxman; sandrafluke; waxman
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To: Din Maker

Grimm is from Staten Island which a pretty Republican borough compared to the others. Chances are his seat would stay in Republican hands. SI was really hammered by the hurricane and the residents aren’t too happy with Barry.


41 posted on 01/30/2014 11:07:57 AM PST by surrey
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To: MrB

“This issue is fear of being powerless. When they are in the minority, they can’t impose their superior elite will on the rest of the country, so it’s no fun anymore...”

We are so correct about that. Back in 2010, elections the Republicans gained control of the Minnesota state senate - for the first time since the early 70’s.

A number of long-serving Democrats (who lived in safe districts) resigned in the middle of their terms and took jobs in the private sector (non-profits, etc).

They were so flummoxed and depressed that they couldn’t lord over the Republicans that they bailed out.

Absolutely, it was a total loss of power thing.


42 posted on 01/30/2014 11:11:42 AM PST by MplsSteve
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To: surrey

But is it safe enough for Grimm himself to carry it, or alternately, for a strong challenger to recognize Grimm’s weakness and take him out in a primary?

My parents are in an Ohio district which is safe enough, but went Dem for a term a few years back when the Republican damaged himself enough that he couldn’t carry the district though any half-competent Republican could. While the Dem beat him, it was also a safe bet that the Dem wouldn’t beat whomever challenged him the next time around.


43 posted on 01/30/2014 11:19:30 AM PST by Hieronymus ( (It is terrible to contemplate how few politicians are hanged. --G.K. Chesterton))
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To: surrey

Is it too late for someone to challenge Grimm in the GOP Primary for that Congressional Seat?


44 posted on 01/30/2014 11:43:50 AM PST by Din Maker
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To: gooblah
Waxman finally gone!

Excellent!

45 posted on 01/30/2014 12:16:03 PM PST by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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To: gooblah

IS this Henry “Nostrils”??


46 posted on 01/30/2014 12:18:09 PM PST by RetiredArmy (All that call upon His name shall be saved! HE is the ONLY way to heaven. Only HIM!!)
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To: All
TIME TO SAY GOODBYE
47 posted on 01/30/2014 12:51:46 PM PST by BigEdLB (Now there ARE 1,000,000 regrets - but it may be too late.)
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To: gooblah

Glad he’ll be gone, though I’d rather see him beaten like an old rug during an election than to see him leave under his own steam.


48 posted on 01/30/2014 1:09:54 PM PST by RobinOfKingston (Democrats--the party of Evil. Republicans--the party of Stupid.)
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To: All

What are the senate take over prospects now that the retreat for amensty looks to be a bohner failure.


49 posted on 01/31/2014 9:21:44 AM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: NFHale

You misspelled Nostrildumbass.


50 posted on 01/31/2014 7:46:00 PM PST by RipSawyer (The TREE currently falling on you actually IS worse than a Bush.)
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To: RipSawyer

“...You misspelled Nostrildumbass...”

You’re right... it should be spelled pinchfaced weasel nostrildumbass.

Better, bro?


51 posted on 01/31/2014 7:55:22 PM PST by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: NFHale

Perfect description but disrespectful to weasels.


52 posted on 02/01/2014 7:25:15 AM PST by RipSawyer (The TREE currently falling on you actually IS worse than a Bush.)
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To: RipSawyer

Well, like the old saying “if the nostril fits...” you know the rest...


53 posted on 02/01/2014 7:45:37 AM PST by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: gooblah

I like the idea of cutting a finger off every time you get re-elected.


54 posted on 02/01/2014 7:54:01 AM PST by Walmartian (I'm their leader. Which way did they go?)
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To: gooblah

Sen. Max Baucus (MT)

Sen. Tom Harkin (IA)

Sen. Carl Levin (MI)

Sen. Jay Rockefeller (WV)

Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (NY)

Rep. George Miller (CA)

Rep. Jim Moran (VA)

Rep. Jim Matheson (UT)

Rep. Mike McIntyre (NC)

Rep. Bill Owens (NY)

Rep. Henry Waxman (CA)


55 posted on 02/01/2014 7:57:57 AM PST by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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