Discontent with incumbents and anti-Washington anger are adding up to a potentially record-breaking crowd of congressional challengers this election year.
More than 2,300 people are running for the House and Senate in the midterms, the highest number in at least 35 years, according to data provided to The Associated Press by the Federal Election Commission, which began tracking candidates in 1975.
Frustration, particularly on the right, with President Barack Obama and his Democratic agenda appears to have contributed to the surge. The field is heavily Republican, with almost twice as many GOP candidates as Democrats, and several hundred independent and third-party challengers.
A strong anti-incumbent sentiment and disenchantment with the way the federal government operates and spends money are prevailing forces this election year. The latest USA Today/Gallup Poll showed near-record lows in favorable ratings for the parties—36 percent for Republicans in May, 43 percent for Democrats.
The mood has created a rush on elective office. [...]
And the Tea Partiers go boom boom and the marxist-sociopaths say "what went wrong"? So far, the Tea Partiers have been a smashing success. Now up in Washington State we have the SEIU donating money to the GOP...odd, isn't it? I guess one marxist-sociopathic division likes the other marxist-sociopaths.
The Snooper Report.
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