The Washington Post’s Ezra Klein thinks Mitch McConnell will be the Senate majority leader in 2015. The bleak outlook for O’Care-hugging Democrats unfolds in depth here.
The electoral map, the demographics of midterm elections, and the political problems bedeviling Democrats make it very likely that Mitch McConnell will be majority leader come 2015 and then he will be able to take advantage of a weakened filibuster. And, finally, if and when Republicans recapture the White House and decide to do away with the filibuster altogether, Democrats won’t have much of an argument when they try to stop them.
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