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Florida's Gov. Rick Scott broke ranks this spring, becoming the most prominent Republican, tea-party type governor to accept federal Medicaid expansion under Obamacare, even though he was probably only doing it to save his political skin . Comment?
When the Supreme Court decided last spring that it was within the power of states to refuse to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, plenty of analysts couldn't imagine that many states would actually refuse the free money infusion and opportunity to improve public health. Comment?
At a lunchtime speech on this past Monday, Greg Abbott, the Attorney General of Texas, said that "the state of Texas is coming under a new assault, an assault far more dangerous than what the leader of North Korea threatened when he said he was going to add Austin, Texas, as one of the recipients of nuclear weapons." Well, that sounds frightening. Comment?
Butch Cassidy: I couldn't do that. Could you do that? Why can they do it? Who are those guys? Who are those guys, indeed! We all know the story of the skewed redistricting in states controlled by Republicans after the 2010 election, but I wanted to look more in depth where the Republicans had the largest effect. Comment?
The failure of gun control legislation this past week has brought renewed attention to the undemocratic design of the Senate, a glaring fact that grabs our attention during such votes when small, rural states assert power against the majority of the population . Comment?
The Arkansas model for Medicaid expansion recently approved by the Obama administration appears to be appealing to a number of Republican governors who see it as a way to take the Medicaid money without be branded Obamacare-loving socialists. Comment?
The scheme involves six states, Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Florida, all of which voted for President Obama in 2012 but have Republican-controlled state legislatures and governorships, proposing and enacting state laws changing the way it allocates its electoral votes from the "winner-take-all" system, in which the ... (more) Comment?
It is well-documented that about 60% of the guns retrieved at crime scenes originate with only 1% of licensed gun dealers. Comment?
Sort that by the percent margin. Look at the five states with the smallest margin of victory for the Dem candidate. Comment?
Earlier this week, I wrote about last month's election and voter turnout. I mentioned that there has been a concerted effort by conservatives to suppress the vote in order to "game" future elections. Comment?
No, this wasn't outside a retail store on Black Friday. This was Election Day: one of the most important days of the year for our country. Comment?
For those of you who were regular readers of my Battleground Snapshots, you might remember this theme I repeated time and time again: Today's numbers bring back something we had discussed extensively prior to the first debate-Romney's likability ceiling. Comment?