Dissension in the ranks: Reid aide blasts Obama

Circular firing squads don't usually include the party's leader, but with Obama descending into irrelevancy, it's every man for himself in the Democatic party. The Hill: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's (D-Nev.) chief of staff is blasting the White House for not doing enough to help Senate Democrats keep their majority.  Reid aide David Krone detailed many of the conflicts between Senate Democrats and the White House for a Washington Post article published late Tuesday after the Republicans captured the upper chamber and extended their majority in the House. “The president’s approval rating is barely 40 percent,” Krone told Post reporters. “What else more is there to say? ... He wasn’t going to play well in North Carolina or Iowa or New Hampshire. I’m sorry. It doesn’t mean that the message was bad, but sometimes the messenger isn’t good.” The Post reports that...(Read Full Post)