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Thursday, January 26, 2023

New Year, new look, new approaches

Yeah, we’ve made some changes here at Capitol Hill Blue: Some out of necessity, some driven by the economy and many because of feedback from our readers.

After a lot of discussion with readers, and a lot of thought, I’ve decided to restore reader blogs as a New Year’s gift to the loyal readers who have stuck with us through thick and thin over the past 15 years.

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New year, new laws

Wouldn’t be a new year without a bunch of new laws to clutter up our lives and make life more difficult.

New year brings thousands of new lawsLegislatures in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico enacted more than 40,000 laws in 2009, many of which take effect January 1.

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For Democrats, 2010 may not be a good year

Democrats realize they face serious problems holding on to seats in both the House and Senate as the 2010 mid-term elections approach so they plan on turning old themes: George W. Bush is the devil and Republicans teamed up with Wall Street to create the worst recession since the Great Depression.

What remains to be seen is whether or not the American voter buys into the line at a time when polls show the public blames both parties for the nation’s economic woes and President Barack Obama’s popularity is wearing thin.

The coming year may not be the best time to be a Democrat. Retirement announcements have left 11 Democratic seats in the House up for grabs and the list could grow over the coming months.

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