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Republicans' Bench Strength Waits in State Capitols

Burt4 Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 7:55 AM
The bench is strong until the Democrat media gets a hold of them then the sheeple will see that they are just a bunch of spineless greedy Republicans. Some one needs to coach the Republicans to stand up to the democrat media and challenge them on their bias. Someone needs to shame these sleezy reporters.

WASHINGTON -- Ever since President Obama won re-election, the news media and their pundits want us to think the Republican Party is in steep decline.

But nothing could be further from the truth. Obama won only 51.1 percent of the popular vote, hardly a strong vote of confidence in his presidency -- though he managed to turn out just enough voters in a handful of swing states to win 332 electoral votes.

But dig a little deeper into last year's elections and the nation's electoral infrastructure, and a far different political reality emerges: Republicans are much stronger than they are routinely portrayed in...