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GOP Puts Spotlight on Feckless Senate Democrats

Daniel436 Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 10:14 AM
This comes 6 months too late. They should have done this last August, and exposed the president and Harry Reid BEFORE the election when it would have made a difference. The republicans are incompetent and deserve to lose until enough are gone and only TEA party guys remain.
Have the House Republicans come up with a winning strategy on the debt ceiling and spending cuts? Or just a viable one? Maybe so.

They certainly need one that is at least the latter, if not the former. Barack Obama is up in the polls since the election, as most re-elected presidents have been. The most recent NBC/Wall Street Journal poll shows him with 52 percent approval and 44 percent disapproval. Other public polls have similar results.

In contrast, the NBC/WSJ poll reports that only 26 percent have positive feelings about the Republican Party and 51 negative feelings. Toward Speaker John...