Wednesday, November 3, 2010

GOP Gives House Dems a Bloody Nose

Republicans are expected to pick up 60+ seats in the House after the finally votes are tallied. This historic wave election is the largest gain for either party since 1948. Among the big name losers are Ike Skelton, chairman of the House Armed Services Committee and John Spratt in South Carolina, who led the House Budget Committee. In one of the sweetest victories of the night, one term lunatic Alan Grayson of Florida has been defeated.

AP reported:
WASHINGTON – Republicans drew on the support of independents and the energy of tea party activists to fashion a resounding victory in the House in midterm elections, increased their strength in the Senate and quickly served notice they intend to challenge President Barack Obama with a conservative approach to the economy.

"We hope President Obama will now respect the will of the people, change course, and to commit to making changes they are demanding," Ohio Rep. John Boehner, the House speaker-in-waiting, told cheering partisans as GOP gains mounted Tuesday night....

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