Morning Jolt: A ‘Five-Alarm Fire’ for Democrats

On the menu today: Savor this, conservatives. Election Day 2021 went about as well as it possibly could go for Virginia Republicans, who swept Virginia's statewide races and won back control of the general assembly; the New Jersey's governor's race is still too close to call; Minneapolis rejects abolishing the police; and an Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez-endorsed socialist mayoral candidate in Buffalo loses to a write-in bid.

Welcome to the Backlash, Democrats!

And how are you this morning? Here in Virginia, the sun is shining a little brighter, the birds are chirping sweetly, the leaves are turning vibrant colors, and Republicans just stomped the bejeebers out of Democrats up and down the ballot. A "bloodbath," as University of Virginia professor Larry Sabato told Rachel Maddow last night. "A five-alarm fire," as Van Jones declared on CNN.

Glenn Youngkin won the Virginia ...

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A 'Five-Alarm Fire' for Democrats

On the menu today: Savor this, conservatives. Election Day 2021 went about as well as it possibly could go for Virginia Republicans, who swept Virginia's statewide races and won back control of the general assembly; the New Jersey's governor's race is still too close to call; Minneapolis rejects abolishing the police; and an Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez-endorsed socialist mayoral candidate in Buffalo loses to a write-in bid.

Welcome to the Backlash, Democrats!

And how are you this morning? Here in Virginia, the sun is shining a little brighter, the birds are chirping sweetly, the leaves are turning vibrant colors, and Republicans just stomped the bejeebers out of Democrats up and down the ballot. A "bloodbath," as University of Virginia professor Larry Sabato told Rachel Maddow last night. "A five-alarm fire," as Van Jones declared on CNN.

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