FDL’s Hot House: (10/27 Update) 102 Congressional Races to Watch

By: Wednesday October 27, 2010 1:50 pm

There are several updates today thanks mainly to a new round of polling from The Hill newspaper. At the beginning of the week, I wrote of how remarkably competitive so many of these races remained so close to election day, and how many would break one way or another depending on the atmosphere this last week. With that in mind, the news is not good for Democrats.

House Dems Give Up on Governing

By: Monday May 10, 2010 12:25 pm

Republicans no longer need to prove that Democrats are incapable of governing. The Democrats are doing that job for them.

Budget Hawk John Spratt and the “Grand Bargain” on Social Security

By: Tuesday May 4, 2010 2:55 pm

John Spratt, Chairman of the House Budget Committee, was recently appointed by President Obama to the Debt Commission. You can put him down as “open to Social Security benefit cuts” and a history of support for some type of privatization dating to the Clinton administration.

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