North Carolina's right-wing political boss, Art Pope, is having a bad week. One week after a searing profile appeared in the New Yorker, Pope's ultra-conservative ticket fell under the crushing weight of a populist uprising.
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Candidates endorsed or "A" rated by he NRA suffered losses in every region of the nation, up and down the ballot, losing not only the White House, but also at least six crucial races for the U.S. Senate.
A 60-vote majority in the U.S. Senate would help immeasurably in moving the Obama-Biden legislative agenda forward -- shouldn't Obama find the time for at least a couple of quick flights down to Georgia?
The two ads paint a clear picture that, not only is Chambliss out of touch with Georgia's working class families, but that the policies he promotes actively hurt Georgian families' ability to make ends meet.