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It's a Good Time To Be An Ass

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While the remaining Republican candidates converged on Simi Valley yesterday to debate who was most like Ronald Reagan and the two Democratic candidates still standing in the race meet in Los Angeles later today to hash out who is most unlike Reagan, other political news sent shock waves through Washington D.C. that did not portend well for the Grand Ol' Party.

Congressman Tom Davis, a Republican who represents the suburban 11th District of Virginia, said he wold not seek re-election to the House after seven years on the job. Davis joins a growing list of Republicans who are casualties of a nation that seems to be tilting left (or at least blue) in the wake of an electorate that has no confidence in its President or his party.