Wednesday, August 29, 2007

A Filibuster-Proof Majority

That's what the Dems need to have to really accomplish what they were elected to do in Congress.  Conventional wisdom says they can come close, but "no cigar".  Booman thinks more optimistically...

The Bleak GOP Senate Outlook

MSNBC discusses the possibility of a filibuster-proof 60+ majority for the Democrats in the U.S. Senate after the 2008 elections. I talked about exactly this possibility with Chris Bowers last night. He was suggesting a maximum upside of 56-57 seats, and I said it was 62. Let me explain. Chris is pulling his 56-57 number from the conventional wisdom that senators hailing from Kerry states are ln grave danger of losing. Here are the Kerry state GOP senators that are up for re-election in 2008: Susan Collins (ME), John Sununu [...  ]

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