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Thursday, November 11, 2010

What really happened in last week's election:

Democrats in name only (DINO's) Lost Out Big Last Week

excerpted from:
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=131093849&sc=17&f=1001

11/6/2010--The defeat of many Blue Dogs leaves white Southern Democrats without much of a voice — but the Progressive Caucus, which retained nearly all its members, will likely gain clout.

Congress shifted to the right with the elections of several Tea Party Republicans this week — but the rightward trend wasn't enough to save a number of conservative and centrist Democrats, who were defeated in the House in large numbers.

Especially hard-hit was the Blue Dog Coalition — only 23 of its 54 members were re-elected...

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