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  •  The independent public is not looking at (0+ / 0-)

    either ideology for reasoning. They only look at common sense solutions in relation to their own personal situations. When you are drowning in debt you logically do no continue to spend unnecessarily, and you try to cut as much as possible. In most cases you cannot increase your intake of money. They want the government to act in kind. Thus Obama's and congress' overall low numbers. Republicans, mostly in the Tea Party, are saying more of what they want to hear. Nobody wants their taxes raised and everyone sees extravagant spending, so, common sense flourishes in the independent corner, and that is the corner that sways elections.

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