President Obama and the Democrats won the popular vote, so who has the mandate?

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    President Obama and the Democrats won the popular vote, so who has the mandate?

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    House Democrats got more votes than House Republicans. Yet Boehner says he’s got a mandate?

    How redistricting could keep the House red for a decade

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs...why-redistricting-could-doom-house-democrats/

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs...ont-take-back-the-house/?wprss=rss_ezra-klein
     
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    The mandate is to stop borrowing money, stop wasting the borrowed money, reduce the federal debt and budget deficit, create a pro-business climate to create jobs, and STOP LYING TO THE CITIZENS OF THIS COUNTRY.
     
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    There are no mandates lol. The people who got elected, R and D, should do what they ran on. If that means not compromising on raising taxes or cutting spending, if that was their platform, they should stick to it.

    What needs to happen is you morons need to stop voting for murderous thieves.
     
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    Basically a wash,no change in DC

    The mandate is 4 more years of the same as the last 4.
     
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    So this is the democratic party's version of mandate, tax those that work and increase spending. tax, spend tax, spend, and if in doubt, tax some more, spend more, but be careful you need to maintain high unemployment and a significant portion of the population beholding to the generosity of the government.
     
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    Well, at least democrats tax and spend, as opposed to republicans who deficit spend.
     
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    and we are slowly recovering from economic disaster. how is that bad?
     

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