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On the roster: the Republicans face a wave of house retirements – N. C. judge of the district of throwing cards – British policy knocked into a cocked hat – you said ‘everything’…

REPUBLICANS FACE A WAVE OF HOUSE RETIREMENTS
The Atlantic: “the congressional retirements are an early indicator of the political environment, and for the second time in a row, the choice of more Republicans than Democrats, the direction of the exit. House Republicans suffered another loss this morning, as the Deputy, Bill Flores , was the fifth member of Texas alone, to announce that he would not seek re-election in 2020. Flores, a former Chairman of the conservative Republican Study Committee, noted in a statement, to serve which he had sworn, for six semesters or less; he’ll leave after five. In all 12 GOP house members and four senators to forego re-election next year, without a Declaration of their candidacy for higher office, while only two Democrats in the house and in the Senate is retiring outright. More than two dozen Republicans in the rest of the 2018 midterms, premonition of the blue wave that swept in a democratic majority stood before the year. The announcements show that the GOP members have little confidence that her party back to power in the house any time soon.”

Barletta will try again, its back to court – Penn Live: “the Former Republican Congressman Lou Barletta on Tuesday put to rest speculation that he would mount a bid for the 8. Constituency in the year 2020. The former four-term Congressman said to run that after careful consideration and discussion with the family, he has decided, for the Congress. … “I’ll never close the door on any future possibility, but for now, my focus is to Start my new Chapter.’ Barletta said he plans to focus on the political consulting firm … he started a few months ago.”

THE RULES: TIME AND TEMPERATURE
“It is SUFFICIENT for such a government that the people, management be appointed, either directly or indirectly by the people; and they hold their appointments by either of the tenures just specified; otherwise every government in the United States, as well as every other popular government that is, or can be well organized and well executed, would be degraded from the Republican character.” – James Madison, Federalist No. 39

TIME OUT: AND THE WHEELS GO ‘ROUND AND ‘ROUND
Smithsonian: “The idea of education expert Frank Cyr, the meeting at Columbia University [1939], in which the aim of the national provisions for the American school bus. … The standardization would solve two problems and at the same time, the school will revolutionize the buses: a, will make a uniform in a color bus travel would be safe; two, the cost would be to the districts of lower than construction, it would be possible for the manufacturer, the mass production of the buses. … Cyr reminded that some school districts, of the time of the conference had already adopted yellow as their school bus color. Others, though, wanted to paint their buses red, white and blue … During this seven days of deliberations in the grace Dodge room at Columbia Teachers College, Cyr said, he hung strips of different colors of the wall, in the ” 50 shades of lemon yellow to deep orange-red.’ …[The] orangish-yellow color you chose, since it was the industry standard.”

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INDICATOR
DEMOCRATIC 2020-POWER-RANKING
Biden: 28 Points
Warren: 18.2 Points
Sanders: 14.8 Points
Harris: 6.4 Points
Buttigieg: 5 Points
[Mean values are: IBD, Quinnipiac University, USA Today/Suffolk University, Monmouth University, and CNN.]

TRUMP JOB PERFORMANCE
Average Approval: 41.4 Percent
The average of the rejection: 54.4 percent
Net Rating: -13 Percent
Change from a week ago: no change
[Average, includes: Quinnipiac University: 38% approve, reject – 56%; USA Today/Suffolk University: 44% approve – 54% lean; Monmouth University: 41% approve, reject – 53%; CNN: 41% approve – 54% lean; NBC News/WSJ: 43% approve, reject 55%.]

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N. C. JUDGE to THROW out DISTRICT MAPS
Fox News: “Just over a month after the Supreme court choose effectively punted the partisan battle over gerrymandering to the courts, a North Carolina court has state legislative district maps rejected, namely, the legislature took extreme advantage of to help that a maximum number of Republicans. The three-judge panel of state judges unanimously decided on Tuesday that the courts can step in to decide, when is the party political advantage in so far that it reduces the democracy. The judge, the legislator gave to try two weeks again. ‘isan intent in the foreground, above all other redistricting criteria, what the judge wrote in extreme political party gerrymandered legislative maps,’ in your judgment. … Lawyers for North Carolina Republican lawmakers had argued that there was no clear way for the judges to know what kinds of map-making is not acceptable, because the ” redistricting is political, because of what it is, not because of who does it.’ Complaints were drawn about the use of districts would disappear if the Democrats could cause some GOP voters to change their minds and have with you, the GOP said the lawyers.”

Trump all-in on Lewandowski in New Hampshire – NYT: “…Mr Trump is now to go further in his attempt to transform the G. O. P. in his image. He thrust one of his most controversial lieutenants to run for the Senate in one of the few States where his party has a chance to get a seat in the year 2020. At an arena rally in Manchester, N. H., last month, Mr Trump, said Mr. [Corey] Lewandowski was ‘fantastic’ … But Mr Lewandowski’s prospective bid unsettled has a number of powerful New Hampshire Republicans, including Gov. Christopher T. Sununu, who are not keen on an increase in political efficacy have become Washington Advisor as their Senate standard-bearer. The possibility of Trumpism, deeper root here, perhaps even changing the nature of the party, has led to a broader conversation about Republican identity in a state that bears a great symbolic significance as the home of the first presidential primary.”

First The drop out of Colorado Senate race, according to Hickenlooper entry – Politically: “Mike Johnston at the end of his Senate campaign in Colorado on Tuesday, becoming the first Democrat to leave the race after former Gov. John Hickenlooper launched his campaign last month. Johnston, a former state senator who ran for Governor last year, was the first well-known Democrats to enter the race against GOP sen. Cory Gardner in January and led the field in fundraising in the first two quarters of this year. His campaign had more than $ 2.6 million on hand as of 30. In June, more than double any of its competitors. But he said Hickenlooper entrance as a candidate, would have changed his campaign in a negative way. … Colorado is a must-win state for the Democrats, any path back into the Senate majority.”

THE BRITISH POLICY KNOCKED INTO A COCKED HAT
Fox News: “British lawmakers are working Wednesday to defy Prime Minister Boris Johnson‘s Brexit plans by voting on a measure that would block the country to leave the European Union without a redemption agreement. The vote comes hours after a Scottish court ruled that Johnson, the planned suspension of the Parliament – that would be the legislature little time to prevent the United Kingdom from the European Eastern bloc, without an offer on Oct. 31 – is legal. ‘To provide a Leak like this was to create a poison pill, which for the past 40 years, parts of this country just in the middle, the former Conservative party leadership candidate Rory Stewart told the BBC. To deliver ‘if you go Brexit to all who try to do it, legally, constitutionally, and with the consent.’ Johnson said he is trying to be a General election, if legislators succeed in this week to deliver his message directly to the people in his bid to Escape, come what may.”

Megan McArdle: The Boris-Johnson-era – WaPo: “When you share a title and a political party, Johnson is not Churchill. But then, the moment does not call for a Churchill. Someone calls for Brexit — that is to say, theatrical, unpredictable, and not well thought out. No doubt, Johnson is the man. … It is no less dramatic than the high-stakes tedium of parliamentary procedure; these kinds of battles, which have all the panache, verve, and appeal of day-old fish and chips. But there is drama, of a kind because of the recourse to such tactics is an important political issue signals a deep breakdown somewhere else in the political system. Normally, in cases of great importance to find the people something more sensible way to get things done, as by trawling for loopholes in “Robert’s Rules of Order.'”

PLAY-BY-PLAY
Warren embraced Inslee in climate change plan – NYT

The Pentagon, the shift begins from $3.6 billion from the military on the border-fence – WaPo

Hong Kong leader seeks to placate protesters – WaPo

AUDIBLE: COCAINE, MITCH DRAWS A LINE
“You know, I can laugh about things like the “grim Reaper”, but for me Moscow, Mitch calls up top.” – Senate majority Leader Mitch McConnell said in a radio interview on Tuesday.

FROM THE STANDS
“I hope this is printed, even though he is not biased in one political direction. It comes to something I believe that every American agree on should be able to. Last weekend I took two of my nephews on a journey of over 600 km one-way tour of the U. S. Military Academy in West Point, NY, and to participate in the army – Rice University football game. The army team produced an eight-ten-play, 96-yard drive in the fourth quarter to score the winning touchdown. It was a smash-mouth drive that, without a doubt, both had Bo Schembechler
and Woody Hayes smiling from their graves. We do not speak with all of the 4,400 cadets, but, if the talk we have made, are a reliable indication, our country has a very bright future! All Americans should be very proud of these young men and women. We are planning a visit to Annapolis, and Colorado Springs in the future and expect to see a similar report after these trips.” – Tom Snyder, Frankfort, Ill.

[Ed. Note: I liked your note so much, Mr. Snyder, that I always have my thoughts about Mr. Hayes to me! I could not agree with you more about what you can find wonderful things at our academies. Thank you for sharing.]

“Chris, The question raised Tuesday about tribal affiliation asked if we ever have a President and a Vice-President from different parties. This in fact happened, with the election of John Adams as President, and the second highest vote getter (Thomas Jefferson) as Vice-President. The founding fathers’ original design was that the two best qualified candidates would be in the position of leadership and work for the best interests of the country. Strange how personalities and political philosophies, quickly the ship sank! More recently, Abraham Lincoln chose Andrew Johnson (“war Democrat’), with him in 1864, but Lincoln does not remain in office long enough for us to see how he and Johnson work together would be. Lincoln was able to successfully manage the ‘Team of rivals’ (Goodwin) in his Cabinet, but they were of his own party. In modern times you only see a few leaders in the Form of Kennedy’s” Profiles in Courage ” and far too many appear, put their personal ambitions above the interests of the country. With such a huge gap between the ideologies of the two parties, and the seemingly prominent focus on personal ambition rather than selfless patriotism (a generalization, of course), one could only imagine the internal chaos and the external behaviour of the two leaders at odds with each other, as the President and Vice-President. Progress and achievements a whole lot of ‘working together’ (Congress, take note!) and every organization needs a significant amount of focus, not only on a common goal, but also basic agreement on the means to achieve this goal. Without that, it is the inertia at best and chaos at worst.” – Kent Haldorson, Beaverton, Ore.

[Ed. Note: Rewarding points should be taken into account, in fact, Mr. Haldorson. But I think you can see the mixing of the political with governance. The Vice-presidency, outside of his role in the Senate, a completely empty vessel. Presidents have tried to find jobs for their running mates, either you keep out of trouble or to keep certain constituencies drawn up. The author seemed logical that, as in the beauty contest, the runner-up in the top of the post should not, if the winner was able to its obligations. But the bitterness between Jefferson and Adams quickly the problem appeared: If the two of them could not even speak, or, in your case, in the same city, transitions from the power of terrible events. Better, then, to recognize the rise of the parties and accept the birth of the administrative state, such as it was. As for Johnson, Lincoln knew what he was with the Tennessee tailor. He was corn on the cob from a man: abrasive, hard, and dull. Hannibal Hamlin, Republican of Maine, had served Lincoln, the needs of clubs, his new party in 1860. But by 1864, Lincoln focus on trade unionists was meant Democrats of the border States, he had to accept the love Johnson. As Lincoln supposedly said, “I hope that God is on my side, but I must have Kentucky.” Johnson is one of our worst presidents. His failure in his short time in office, has sustained damage to the Republic and the cause of freedom. He had not been a political unicorn, Johnson never add the chance to, so it harms.]

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SHE WANTED TO SAY ‘EVERYTHING’…
WashEx: “A maid of honor, a T-Rex costume wore to a wedding, after your sister told you nothing could carry.’ Christina Meador, 38, shared a photo from the wedding in your wearing a T-Rex costume, with the Text: ‘If you are the maid of honor and said, you have to carry everything, what to choose … I regret nothing.” The post thousands of likes and comments received, together with 35,000 shares on Facebook. Deanna Adams, the sister, and Nebraska bride-to-be, took the joke in stride. “My sister is fantastic and I really was not joking, as I said, you could carry what you wanted,’ Adams told the Daily Mail on Monday. … “I tried to think of something to wear that I would be willing, more than once, and I thought to myself, ‘Well, you wanted to say something, and if I have to spend more than $50, I want a dinosaur costume, because they are fantastic and I wanted to say one thing,” [Meador.]”

AND NOW, A WORD FROM CHARLES…
“Some Mondays, we get in a dozen [chess] games each. No time to recriminate, let alone chew the cud.” – Charles Krauthammer (1950-2018) writes in the Washington Post on Dec. 27, 2002.

Chris Stirewalt , the politics editor for Fox News. Brianna McClelland contributed to this report. FOX News mid-term report in your Inbox every day wants? You can register here.

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