The Soviet Union seemed permanent and invincible, until it didn't. When it fell, far more suddenly than anyone thought it would or could, the festering rot of decades was exposed to the world. We're seeing this happen, in real time, with the Republican Party.
She says the expectations placed on her 2014 campaign were unrealistic.
Secret money flowed through multiple groups to aid Tillis, McConnell.
The billionaire brothers' main political arm raised $126 million in 2014.
Then they acted like they were surprised they were kicked out.
If Democrats and Republicans can work together to take a "mend it, don't end it" approach to Obamacare, it could be a defining moment.