"We're getting a gold mine of things we can use"

“We’re getting a gold mine of things we can use,” Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), the chair of the DSCC in a difficult election cycle, told TPM when asked about Gingrich.

“The fact that they are swirling and squirming and spinning on Medicare shows that they all know they’ve stepped into a hole,” Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY), who leads the Democrats’ messaging operation, told TPM. “I think they have not figured out their way out of this Medicare situation.”…

“When even former Speaker Newt ‘Let Medicare Wither on the Vine’ Gingrich says the House Republican plan to end Medicare is too extreme, you know just how big a liability their budget is to the 235 House Republicans who – under pressure from Speaker John Boehner and Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan – voted to end Medicare and protect Big Oil,” one email from a DCCC spokesman read.