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  •  If they even come close to shutting down (8+ / 0-)

    The government again, the senate becomes safe D with pickup opportunities and the house comes into play.

    •  I'm not so sure about that (0+ / 0-)

      The Right has been amazingly successful in branding the last shutdown as "Obama's Shutdown".

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      by pucklady on Fri Jul 25, 2014 at 10:11:40 AM PDT

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      •  This one would be shortly before Election Day. (1+ / 0-)
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        In the month following the shutdown, republicans were absolutely decimated and destroyed in the polls.

        •  Ok. I'll take your word for it. (0+ / 0-)

          I don't remember it that way, but you probably were paying better attention.

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          by pucklady on Fri Jul 25, 2014 at 10:19:44 AM PDT

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          •  Remember all the DKos articles (1+ / 0-)
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            And news stories talking about how it hurt the R's enough for the house to be in reach? The R's acted surprisingly confident in the face of it, so if SEEMED like they were winning the message war but very few bought their crap.

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