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There are 22 days until the midterm election derby gets under way.
Serbian riot police fought running battles Sunday with thousands of far-right supporters who hurled Molotov cocktails and stun grenades to try to disrupt a gay pride march in downtown Belgrade. More than 140 people were hurt, and more than 200 were arrested, officials said.
President Obama's 2008 campaign manager conceded on Thursday that Republicans are well-positioned heading into November's elections, but he said the GOP is not likely to score the kind of gains it made in the Republican Revolution of 1994.
A deep-pocketed alliance with ties to top Republicans Karl Rove and Ed Gillespie is pumping more than $4 million into key Senate races in a single week of advertising, a crucial infusion to counter a surge in Democratic Party spending as Election Day draws near.
In Washington, where short-term political gain often morphs into long-term political pain, the breakthrough victories of President Obama and the Democrats in 2008 are coming back to haunt them in 2010.
In a blatant effort to bolster his Democratic Party's election prospects, House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer has touted a new manufacturing agenda for America. Mr. Hoyer's plan fails at the outset because our global competitors do not set manufacturing agendas year to year or election to election like we do. They plan for the next generation. If we are to compete and win, so must we.
Not long after the Tea Party sprang into being in the spring of 2009, America's elites started vilifying the movement. In an article worthy of a class-action libel suit, the New York Review of Books depicted the Tea Party's first march on Washington as a parade of bigots. Ex-president Jimmy Carter spit venom at Tea Partiers by saying they resented an African-American president - a baseless charge of racism willingly echoed by the media.
Buck up. Stop whining. And get to work.
Rarely do you see a political party in the process of what appears to be a deliberate attempt to commit suicide while shooting a hostage. In this case, the hostage is the U.S. economy, and the political party is the Democrats. If someone tells you something will soon be done but always postpones getting it done, at what point do you no longer believe him?