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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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1 posted on 01/30/2014 8:43:04 AM PST by gooblah
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To: gooblah

Nostrildamus going bye-bye...


2 posted on 01/30/2014 8:44:23 AM PST by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: NFHale

Best news I’ve heard this week.


3 posted on 01/30/2014 8:45:12 AM PST by From The Deer Stand
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To: gooblah

Wretched tho Henry may be, his CD will assuredly send his ideological heir.


4 posted on 01/30/2014 8:45:46 AM PST by EDINVA ( m)
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http://ivn.us/2012/11/06/independent-candidate-bill-bloomfield-loses-close-race-to-henry-waxman/


No one expected a race in California’s 33rd Congressional district. The area holds a demanding Democratic registration advantage and has been represented for 20 years by a well-known and prominent Democratic Congressman, Henry Waxman. And for the first time in two decades, Waxman faced a serious challenge from first-time independent candidate Bill Bloomfield.

Bloomfield’s campaign relied heavily on an anti-partisan message, reaching out to voters from all party affiliations. California passed the non-partisan open primary in 2010, and without it, like the 20 years before it, California’s 33rd district would not have even been a real race. But under the new “top-two” system, Bloomfield gave Waxman a run for his money, garnering 46.3% of the vote to Waxman’s 53.7%.



5 posted on 01/30/2014 8:47:02 AM PST by Zhang Fei (Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always.)
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To: gooblah

Waxman should have left years ago. praise God he is finally leaving after 40 years


6 posted on 01/30/2014 8:47:17 AM PST by realcleanguy
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To: From The Deer Stand

Rest assured, he’ll be replaced by some other completely interchangeable, worthless dem party apparatchik.


7 posted on 01/30/2014 8:47:50 AM PST by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: gooblah

eh, pig face hits da showers....maybe we’ll find out more are bailing because they know the country has had enough....


8 posted on 01/30/2014 8:48:37 AM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: gooblah

The rat/human hybrid genetic experiment is leaving?
I suppose he’s going back into medical studies?


9 posted on 01/30/2014 8:49:02 AM PST by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free..... Even robots will kill for it!)
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To: gooblah

He’s retiring so he can become a truffle-hunter in southern France.


10 posted on 01/30/2014 8:50:43 AM PST by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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We need to understand why these people were staying up to this point and why they are now leaving.

Most are in safe districts where they would have been easily re-elected, so fear of defeat wasn’t the issue.

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, and they’ve probably landed some cushy no-work income in the process.


11 posted on 01/30/2014 8:50:56 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: gooblah

They have large piles of unspent cash in their re election funds and don’t plan to waste it on futile attempts to get reelected over Obamacare hurdles. Take the money and run is the operative plan “A”. Head for warm climes and tax friendly havens.


12 posted on 01/30/2014 8:51:32 AM PST by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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Why hast thou forsaken them Barack? /sarcasm.


13 posted on 01/30/2014 8:53:51 AM PST by writer33 (Mark Levin Is The Constitutional Engine Of Conservatism)
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To: dead

That comment is exactly why FR needs a “like” button.


14 posted on 01/30/2014 8:53:57 AM PST by SeaHawkFan
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To: gooblah

A uniquely unattractive individual, inside and out.


15 posted on 01/30/2014 8:55:20 AM PST by lurk
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To: gooblah
It is only January, but 11 Democrat lawmakers have said they are quitting at the end of this current term.

There are 18 Republicans so far who have announced they aren't running in 2016. How many of those seats are vulnerable for flipping? Link

16 posted on 01/30/2014 8:55:33 AM PST by DoodleDawg
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To: From The Deer Stand

Too bad he’s not taking Pelosi and Wrangel with him.


17 posted on 01/30/2014 8:55:33 AM PST by mandaladon (The truth about Benghazi is all I want)
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To: gooblah

Are any of the 11 Dem drop-outs in Districts that a Pubbie would have a chance of winning?


18 posted on 01/30/2014 8:56:29 AM PST by Din Maker
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To: gooblah

Jokes on us. He will probably stay in DC and lobby for some HealthCare group looking for tasty tax code or regulatory nuggets in the slop called Obamacare, collect his pension and get payed handsomely on K-Street....


19 posted on 01/30/2014 8:57:54 AM PST by taildragger (The E-GOP won't know what hit them, The Party of Reagan is almost here, hang tight folks....)
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He’s going to be replaced with someone even worse...


20 posted on 01/30/2014 9:00:12 AM PST by Tzimisce
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