• Franks: After midterms, the end of one-party control

    8 days ago - By Boston Herald

    Politically, America has much to be thankful for this holiday season. Our democracy is strong. Democrats and Republicans have something to cheer about. Most importantly, from a policy perspective, America should have a change in direction.
    For the Senate, the Republicans only had to win one seat and hold their existing seats to retake the chamber. Despite spending billions of dollars, the Republicans failed to do either.
    Democrats skillfully exploited self-inflicted message blunders by Republicans on abortion, Social Security and Medicare, angering young women and senior citizens.
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