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2016 Postmortem

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Coyotl

(15,262 posts)
11. Trump/Pence are today's personification of Republican obstructionism and the Teahistas.
Wed Oct 5, 2016, 10:28 PM
Oct 2016

We need to make sure the electorate sees them as the same thing, the same platform. They own the leader they picked and glorify.

The House Is Back in Play [View all] Coyotl Oct 2016 OP
Its the only way to defeat the Republican grip that is hell bent on destroying our US Constitution. misterhighwasted Oct 2016 #1
Win the House and State Legislatures to kill gerrymandering: Permanent Independent Commissions. nt Bernardo de La Paz Oct 2016 #7
This election really is the final battle. It is so critical. misterhighwasted Oct 2016 #8
Don't think it's quite the final battle, Mr. :) We'd have to live Hortensis Oct 2016 #25
Oh Lord could we stop the barbarians this year? workinclasszero Oct 2016 #19
HRC +5-6 and above 50 percent Dawson Leery Oct 2016 #2
OMG It would be delightful watching them lose all their dough. Go Hillary Go! lonestarnot Oct 2016 #3
KNR Lucinda Oct 2016 #4
Si Se Puede! Maru Kitteh Oct 2016 #5
Trump's scaring away the few remaining sane R's and wiping out the downballot. Snarkoleptic Oct 2016 #6
Trump/Pence are today's personification of Republican obstructionism and the Teahistas. Coyotl Oct 2016 #11
Wouldn't it be fantastic to have the House again? ailsagirl Oct 2016 #9
Consider how horribly things went after they took the House leading up to 2008. Coyotl Oct 2016 #12
What a disaster-- worse than we could have ever imagined ailsagirl Oct 2016 #13
Democrats had the House after the 2006 elections NewJeffCT Oct 2016 #38
We all KNOW what it's going to take..... Spitfire of ATJ Oct 2016 #10
^^^^this^^^^ mopinko Oct 2016 #17
HRC +2 in Ohio. mobeau69 Oct 2016 #14
As the ground game continues registering more people in Ohio. Good news. Coyotl Oct 2016 #15
Let's win the Presidency, let's win the Senate, let's win the House....then on to the Supreme Court! George II Oct 2016 #16
Undoing the Bush Junta is way past due, and we need the majority in Congress to do it. Coyotl Oct 2016 #18
You're not going back far enough........... socialist_n_TN Oct 2016 #20
Incredibly unlikely, but hope isn't a bad thing. whatthehey Oct 2016 #21
No longer very unlikely, that's the whole point of the story. It is happening with a month to go. Coyotl Oct 2016 #23
I don't think the average pop vote correlation is that strong though whatthehey Oct 2016 #28
You are right - this national average spread is VERY specious Cosmocat Oct 2016 #51
Would be incredible Johnny2X2X Oct 2016 #22
And he won't show MFM008 Oct 2016 #33
#3 has a FOX moderator Johnny2X2X Oct 2016 #34
Uhm, that seems awfully optimistic. progressoid Oct 2016 #24
Won't happen....there's no way davidn3600 Oct 2016 #26
Agreed Cosmocat Oct 2016 #52
2016 National House Race = Dems 46% versus Rep 37% Coyotl Oct 2016 #27
Yes !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thanks for posting ColemanMaskell Oct 2016 #29
That would be great, but what about the Senate? ananda Oct 2016 #30
I have been BlueMTexpat Oct 2016 #31
The polls are not accounting for the shift in likely voters or the demographic shifts. Coyotl Oct 2016 #32
Yet another reason to GOTV NastyRiffraff Oct 2016 #35
Now that would bring about change! nt BainsBane Oct 2016 #36
The House isn't in play. SpankMe Oct 2016 #37
The House is always in play, with every member up for re-election. Coyotl Oct 2016 #39
False optimism leads to demoralization. former9thward Oct 2016 #40
False pessimisim leads to defeat. GOTV. Coyotl Oct 2016 #44
2016 House Election Interactive Map Coyotl Oct 2016 #41
Cook: 2016 House Race Ratings for October 4, 2016 Coyotl Oct 2016 #42
In Arizona we need to hold CD 1 and take CD 2 dbackjon Oct 2016 #43
I would be one happy fuckin' camper if that were to happen. Warren DeMontague Oct 2016 #45
Thanks Donald. Coyotl Oct 2016 #46
Now 16 of 54 GOP senators not supporting Trump. Republicans in a Catch 22, no win conundrum, if Coyotl Oct 2016 #47
House Democrats believe Trump troubles give them real shot at retaking majority Coyotl Oct 2016 #48
If she can get a double digit win over Trump, then I think the chances are good... cynatnite Oct 2016 #49
What a five-point shift could do = 455-83 Coyotl Oct 2016 #50
Trump may turn the House blue all by himself Gothmog Oct 2016 #53
Backlash from Trump supporters against GOP Reps? Il_Coniglietto Oct 2016 #54
This is happening. McCain is one of the people the Trump Tea party is lamblasting. Coyotl Oct 2016 #55
Clinton Shifts Message as She Eyes Congressional Takeover Coyotl Oct 2016 #56
Wouldn't that be sweet??? lillypaddle Oct 2016 #57
I'm not buying it. djg21 Oct 2016 #58
dKos House Race Ratings and House Rating Changes Coyotl Oct 2016 #59
Donald Trump took Republican bait and stupidly attacks only Ryan. Speaker Ryan's not running. Sunlei Oct 2016 #60
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