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Reid Democrats and compliant independents try to fool the voters.

The 'totalitarian impulse' on the left has become a bad habit.

The party is diminishing faith in its own credibility.

In the do-nothing Senate, more Democrats will decamp for other jobs or retirement.

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) is trying to get the president to do his job for him.

Obama is as incompetent at deal making as he is self-reverential.

Senators who are vulnerable in 2014 may be the weak link in Obama's "fiscal cliff" strategy.

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