Republicans outspent Democrats by 2:1

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    This election will be known for marking the rise of the Tea Party in American Politics. In reality it marks the rise of corprate spending in American politics. Citizens United vs Fed Elect Committee had a bigger impact on the outcome than the grass roots tea Party did

    Conservatives outspent liberals 2-1 in elections - USATODAY.com

    The Democrats brought a bat, and the Republicans brought a grenade," said Dave Levinthal of the Center for Responsive Politics, which tracks campaign money. "If you think spending is out of control by outside groups, it likely will blow your mind in the presidential election."

    President Obama has repeatedly lambasted conservative groups for their role in the midterm elections and criticized the Supreme Court's decision in January that opened the floodgates to unlimited corporate and union spending on election ads.

    Conservative spending has topped $187 million this year, up from $19.6 million in 2006, the last midterm election, the center's data show.

     
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    spending really helped Meg Whittman
     
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    It's all the Hispanic money to support Rubio in FL and Martinez in NM
     
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    Well we can expect lots and lots of legislation to help their Corporate and Foreign benefactors.
     
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    Specifically, who would those "foreign benefactors" be?

    Is Mexico a "foreign benefactor" when it comes to the Federal government suing one of its own states over immigration?
     
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    I am sure China and India will be thanking Republicans for yet more American Jobs.
     
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    Which groups in China and India paid for political ads?
     
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    yeah, that'd never happen if the dems were still in charge. :rofl:

    are you this stupid in real life?
     

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