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Spooked Democrats Distance Themselves From Obama
Businessi Insider ^ | 1/31/14 | John Whitesides

Posted on 01/31/2014 4:34:43 PM PST by Libloather

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Spooked by President Barack Obama’s low approval ratings, some of his fellow Democrats in tough November election races have begun their campaigns by distancing themselves from the White House and asserting their independence from Obama’s policies.

In what amounts to a survival-first strategy among embattled Democrats crucial to the party’s effort to keep control of the Senate, some candidates in conservative states Obama lost in 2012 are aggressively criticising his health care, energy and regulatory policies.

The group includes three incumbent senators, Mary Landrieu of Louisiana, Mark Pryor of Arkansas and Mark Begich of Alaska, as well as Natalie Tennant, who is seeking to replace retiring Democratic Senator Jay Rockefeller of West Virginia.

(Excerpt) Read more at businessinsider.com.au ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: democrats; distance; obama; spooked
Reuters wrote that - I didn't.
1 posted on 01/31/2014 4:34:43 PM PST by Libloather
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To: Libloather
"Spooked Democrats"

Sounds Racis'.

2 posted on 01/31/2014 4:35:56 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: Libloather

I may be wrong ,English is not my first language. so forgive me but....

Is not TURNCOAT,a synonym for LIBERAL DEMOCRAT ?

I said that to a liberal once and we have not spoken since.


3 posted on 01/31/2014 4:40:37 PM PST by Christian1
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To: Libloather
Ask these democrats for examples of how they asserted their "independence" from Obama during the past 5 years.

They have voted in lockstep with the slug and now is the time for accountability.

4 posted on 01/31/2014 4:46:43 PM PST by skeeter
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To: Christian1

“Is not TURNCOAT,a synonym for LIBERAL DEMOCRAT ?”
__________________________________________________
Only if he/she use to be a conservative.


5 posted on 01/31/2014 4:51:17 PM PST by AlexW
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To: Libloather

Too late assholes.


6 posted on 01/31/2014 4:55:07 PM PST by Old Yeller
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To: Libloather

You can run, but you can’t hide.


7 posted on 01/31/2014 4:56:01 PM PST by Huskrrrr
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To: skeeter
Ask these democrats for examples of how they asserted their "independence" from Obama during the past 5 years.

I would ask them if they have bothered to read the AFA that they voted for yet.

8 posted on 01/31/2014 4:58:15 PM PST by oldbrowser (Obamacare is Obama's Great Leap Forward)
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To: Libloather

Soetoro is the kiss of death.


9 posted on 01/31/2014 5:00:23 PM PST by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: Libloather
"Spooked Democrats Distance Themselves From Obama"

That'd be nice and all if the rinos were also trying to distance themselves from obama.

Go figure.

10 posted on 01/31/2014 5:00:41 PM PST by Whats-wrong-with-the-truth
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To: Paladin2
"Spooked Democrats"

Sounds Racis'.

Can you imagine?!

Picture the reaction if Dick Cheney had said this.

Picture the reaction if Ted Cruz had said this.

11 posted on 01/31/2014 5:04:48 PM PST by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: skeeter

“Ask these democrats for examples of how they asserted their “independence” from Obama during the past 5 years.”

Of course, they can’t.

They have a strategy that will make them angels again with the electorate; Republicans and George Bush will be the gremlins, the rich will once again be confirmed as mean and cruel, and Progressives will march into the House with increased numbers, along with retention of the Senate.

IMHO


12 posted on 01/31/2014 5:07:16 PM PST by ripley
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To: Libloather

This trash is food for fools with IQs under 65.
The RATs have clearly demonstrated who and what they are.
Stooges for the Manchurian Candidate that continues to hurt Americans and destroy our country.

Hello Congress? Hello SCOTUS?


13 posted on 01/31/2014 5:11:28 PM PST by EagleUSA
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To: Libloather

Not spooked enough to turn back 0bamaCare.


14 posted on 01/31/2014 5:20:33 PM PST by YHAOS
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To: YHAOS

Justice will find them all.


15 posted on 01/31/2014 5:22:17 PM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Libloather

16 posted on 01/31/2014 5:22:30 PM PST by smoothsailing
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To: Libloather
...some candidates in conservative states Obama lost in 2012 are aggressively criticising his health care, energy and regulatory policies.

Policies they almost uniformly voted for and defended vigorously against evil Tea Party types like Ted Cruz and Michelle Bachmann.

If these voters fall for that crap, then they deserve everything they get.

17 posted on 01/31/2014 5:30:22 PM PST by Future Snake Eater (CrossFit.com)
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To: Libloather

They wouldn’t act that way if it were Bill Clinton.

Obviously, they are racist.


18 posted on 01/31/2014 5:40:41 PM PST by cookcounty (IRS = Internal Revenge Service.)
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To: Steely Tom

Apparently there is a large section of the younger side of the LSM who are not “nuanced” enough in their understanding of racism.


19 posted on 01/31/2014 5:43:12 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: Libloather

They are late to the party.

They are playing catch up


20 posted on 01/31/2014 5:47:00 PM PST by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... History is a process, not an event)
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To: Libloather

The headline writer is racist. < /sarcasm>


21 posted on 01/31/2014 6:22:11 PM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: Libloather

The pubbies could be running with the fact that practically NO Dim up for re-election will stand with 0 or 0sCare. But, no!! They have to help pass Amnesty!


22 posted on 01/31/2014 6:26:20 PM PST by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: Libloather

Really, distancing themselves from Obama’s policies? After they vote for almost everything he wanted. Certainly for everything bad for America. Then the smarmy Polosi and gang strutting around DC trying to provoke an incident. Distancing themselves from O’s policies, yeah right.


23 posted on 01/31/2014 6:43:05 PM PST by Nuc 1.1 (Nuc 1 Liberals aren't Patriots. Remember 1789!)
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To: EagleUSA
This trash is food for fools with IQs under 65.

There are a lot of those. As far as I can tell we have been aborting all the smart babies.

24 posted on 01/31/2014 6:53:17 PM PST by Nuc 1.1 (Nuc 1 Liberals aren't Patriots. Remember 1789!)
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To: Libloather




"He's just 'too talented' to do what 'ordinary people' do."



- Valerie Jarrett








"…. maybe a little blow…."



- Barack Hussein Obama II





25 posted on 02/01/2014 5:04:41 AM PST by devolve ("He's just 'too talented' to do what 'ordinary people' do." "Barry of Bungle" "Homo Electus")
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