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To Win, Obama Sacrifices House, State Legislatures

CajunGipper Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 11:28 PM
Actually it did not pass with a single Republican vote. In fact, the only bi-partisanship on part of the bill was the vote against it. Here are the official roll call votes straight from the legislative websites, you will see that ALL Republicans were united against this breach of government authority as were some Democrats who were trying to save their own skin in their respective congressional districts.
Barack Obama attended more than 200 fundraisers for his presidential campaign, but he refrained from raising money for congressional Democrats.

That proved to be a wise move for him, as were his strategists' decisions to run heavy ad campaigns against Mitt Romney and to build an even more effective turnout machine in target states.

But it proved to be less than helpful to his party. Democrats did gain two Senate seats thanks to clueless Republican candidates and Republicans' failure to produce better turnout.

But Democrats got beaten badly in races for the U.S. House and state legislatures. That's clear when you compare the...