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Former GOP Rep. Bob Inglis says conservatives need “breathing room” to come around on climate change

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Bob Inglis believes that climate change is man made and very real, and he’s trying to persuade his fellow conservatives to believe that as well. Cynics might say he’s fighting a losing cause, but the former South Carolina Representative believes that there are free enterprise solutions to climate change, and is convinced that’s the elixir that will allow Republicans to support efforts to combat global warming. “That’s what I believe will move the needle here,” Inglis told this reporter on…

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Interesting read: Washington Monthly is on the trail with Kendrick Meek

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An interesting read from the Washington Monthly: On paper, Rep. Kendrick Meek (D), a leading U.S. Senate candidate in Florida, should be in reasonably good electoral shape. He’s a fairly popular congressman and law-enforcement officer who enjoys the backing of Democratic giants like former President Bill Clinton. What’s more, the Democratic candidate will be in a three-way contest in November, with Republican Marco Rubio and used-to-be-Republican Charlie Crist. It’s fairly easy to imagine the winning scenario — Rubio and Crist…

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The Democrats’ visual argument

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How will Democrats talk about jobs and the economy? If current trends hold (solid private sector growth, rebounding manufacturing sector, etc), they’ll use a visual. Steve Benen of the Washington Monthly has the put together the party’s favorite graphical representation of the Bush-Obama era jobs trendlines. It’s a simple way of answer the question: where are the jobs?

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The Democrats’ visual argument

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How will Democrats talk about jobs and the economy? If current trends hold (solid private sector growth, rebounding manufacturing sector, etc), they’ll use a visual. Steve Benen of the Washington Monthly has put together the party’s favorite graphical representation of the Bush-Obama era jobs trendlines. It’s a simple way of answer the question: where are the jobs?

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