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Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Daily Political Wire 10-20-2010

George Wenschhof

President Obama to begin Asian Trip following mid term elections -
he will travel to India, Japan, South Korea and Indonesia. Interestingly, President Bill Clinton did the same following the 1994 mid term election, won by Republicans. has more here.


New NBC/WSJ poll shows voters continue to want a Republican Controlled Congress -
50% want Republicans in charge and 43% want Democrats in charge. More important is that among those expressing a high interest in voting, Republican voters registered at 53% and Democrats at 40%. has more here.


House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calf.) falls to 29% approval rating -
not good news for Democrats as the mid term elections loom. It is the lowest rating for Pelosi since she was voted in as House Speaker. has more here.


Obama to appear on "The Daily Show" -
next week, right before the mid term elections, the president will make his first appearance on "The Daily Show". This will be aired right before Stewart and Stephen Colbert hold their "Rally to Restore Sanity" in Washington on October 30. The Caucus has more here.


Pentagon tells Recruiters they Must Accept Gays -
the day after the Justice Department lost it's appeal of a Judge's ruling banning the D.A.D.T. policy in the military. has more here.


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