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The dumb war in Syria will haunt Democrats' 2014 prospects

theweek.com — The only thing up for grabs in the 2014 election is the Senate, and while it's probably going to be a squeaker, election analysts are now projecting that the Republicans will take control of the chamber. This is a reversal from only a couple weeks ago, when Democrats had the edge.
Oct 01, 2014

.@ryanlcooper on war with ISIS: "Dems would do better to leave the omnidirectional belligerence to the GOP." theweek.com/article/index/…

Ted Cruz is the new Sarah Palin

theweek.com — Is Ted Cruz good for conservatives? Or is it the other way around? The answer matters a lot, because it's not impossible that this guy could be the next GOP presidential nominee. A close adviser to Texas' junior senator told National Journal that there is a 90 percent chance the Tea Party star will run for president in 2016.
Oct 01, 2014

Disagree, @michaelbd. Cruz is a lot smarter than Sarah Palin & a lot less prone to sneers about "the real America" theweek.com/article/index/…

Oct 01, 2014

Is Sen. Ted Cruz electable? This author of this article doesn't think so: bit.ly/1rvwnXj

Oct 01, 2014

RT @hblodget: RT @TheStalwart: Fantastic @michaelbd column on Ted Cruz and why he'll be a terrible Presidential candidate. theweek.com/article/index/…

Oct 01, 2014

RT @TheStalwart: Fantastic @michaelbd column on Ted Cruz and why he'll be a terrible Presidential candidate. theweek.com/article/index/…

Oct 01, 2014

Fantastic @michaelbd column on Ted Cruz and why he'll be a terrible Presidential candidate. theweek.com/article/index/…

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