During their closed-door elections, the Senate Republican Conference unanimously selected Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell as the Majority Leader-elect with Texas Senator John Cornyn selected as the next Senate Republic Whip.
Mackowiak discussed what went wrong for the Democrats in the election, and on the momentous loss of Governor candidate Wendy Davis (D), Mackowiak said that the loss was not due entirely to President Obama's unpopularity.
Mackowiak said that there is some rumbling on the Left about Hillary's "hawkishness" as well as about her dealings in Wall street, and whether these subjects may allow the entry of Elizabeth Warren on the primary scene.
"You do have a number of liberals and Democrats who said how outrageous this is, it's a long list and includes David Axelrod and Alan Dershowitz, Jonathan Chait of the New Republic, and it's a long list at this point", said Mackowiak.
The Democratic Party could hold their national political convention in the Lone Star State in 2016.
Austin Mayor Lee Leffingwell announced that Austin is under consideration by the Democratic National Committee (DNC) to host the national convention which would bring millions of dollars to Austin and thousands of delegates from around the country...
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