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    was used against the netroots many times.  The Republicans had a terrible election cycle so any Republican group is going to have a very low batting average.  I'm sure that if the data points were the midterms in 2010 the numbers would change dramatically.

    In fact just checking Opensecrets in 2010 the NRA was 60-40 in candidate wins/losses, and 70/30 in money wins/loses.  Even in 2012 18 million of the 24 they spent was on the Presidential race skewing the numbers quite a bit.


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