Whose Butt Gets Kicked?

J. M. C.
December 2014
Progressive Populist;12/15/2014, Vol. 20 Issue 22, p2
The author presents insights on the 2014 U.S. midterm elections where the Republicans gained the Senate majority. Topics covered include the challenges facing President Barack Obama as he tries to get Congress to approve a resolution on appropriations, the estimated increase in midterm election cost and the decline in spending by candidates. Also mentioned is the decision by Republicans to reduce their reliance on small donors.


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