Bad news in DC
I am so, so bummed…I have to remind myself that politics is cyclical, but this is really bad…at least Pennsylvania now has a Democratic governor who will open the health care exchange…
From the Associated Press:
GOP takeover: Republicans surge to Senate control
By DAVID ESPO and ROBERT FURLOW
Nov. 5, 2014 2:08 AM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Riding a powerful wave of voter discontent, resurgent Republicans captured control of the Senate and tightened their grip on the House Tuesday night in elections certain to complicate President Barack Obama’s final two years in office.
Republican Mitch McConnell led the way to a new Senate majority, dispatching Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes in Kentucky after a $78 million campaign of unrelieved negativity. Voters are “hungry for new leadership. They want a reason to be hopeful,” said the man now in line to become majority leader and set the Senate agenda.
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