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Outreach: Women Asking for Equal Pay Just Want to Sue

If we say that women should receive an equal amount of pay for an equal amount of work, that will simply open up the legal floodgates. At least that’s what Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s campaign tells us. I’m Lt. Governor … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Wisconsin AG Candidate Brad Schimel Shits on the Working Poor

Wisconsin attorney general candidate Brad Schimel (R) seems intent on letting us all know that he’s an asshole. via ThinkProgress MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN—Brad Schimel, the Republican candidate for Attorney General, told supporters at a Milwaukee County Republicans party that he’s tired … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Wisconsin Republicans Really Hate High Voter Turnout

With Wisconsin’s voter ID law on hold, Republicans in the state have revealed their backup plan: volunteer fraud police. Milwaukee County’s Republican Elections Commissioner Rick Baas warned a crowd of volunteers and supporters Friday night to be “concerned about voter … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Outreach: Democrats Win Because Single Women Are “Wed” to Welfare

Republican Senate candidate Jeff Bell has “done a lot of thinking” about it and he has concluded that he’s losing to Cory Booker by double digits because of single women on welfare. “I’ve done a lot of thinking about this … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Government Shutdown Fever

The continuing resolution that keeps the federal government running, which was passed by Congress before they went home to campaign, will expire on December 11th and fourteen congressional Republicans have written a little to John Boehner urging him to block … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Republicans Are People Too, Or So They Say

For the lack of a better term, I’m just going to say this is pathetic. Republicans have launched a campaign to remind the world that they are people, too, and a party that needs to remind you that they’re people … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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The Conservative War on History Continues

The conservative war on history, which recently reared its head in Texas where state officials voted to drop the Advanced Placement U.S. History curriculum because it was “anti-American,” has spread to the Denver, Colorado area where the local school board … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Serious People for Serious Times

Conservatives aren’t merely freaky out over the “latte salute” as Tommy Christopher points out; they’re launching an entire campaign centered around it. If you provide the NRSC with all the details they need to send you fundraising pitches in the … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Senate GOP Want to Deport All DREAMers, Block Non-Existent “Amnesty”

Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) has committed to bringing up the House Republicans’ terrible, no good, bad border bill which they voted on before the August recess. In his own words, Sessions says they must vote on the bill to block … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Congressional GOP Oppose Their Own Position on Syria

Congressional Republicans and conservative pundits have called on the White House to arm Syrian rebels for years, but now that President Obama is officially asking for authorization to do so, they oppose it. According to the Associated Press, House Republicans … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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GOP Fearmongers Over Ebola, Cuts Ebola Funding Request

In America’s latest display of stunning dissonance, House Republicans are planning to provide less than half of what White House requested to fight Ebola. According to a source familiar with the negotiations, House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers (R-Ky.) agreed … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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GOP Honesty: Obama is Always Wrong Even When He’s Right

Representative Jack Kingston (R-GA) tells The New York Times that even though “a lot of people” don’t actually care what happens in Iraq, the Republican party will find a way to attack President Obama over the strategy for combating ISIS … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Revisionism

Tennessee Republicans are challenging Advanced Placement standards in their state, joining their counterparts at the RNC in opposition to what they call “revisionist.” From The Tennessean: Senate Education Committee Chairman Dolores Gresham, R-Somerville, and Government Operations Committee Chairman Mike Bell, … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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The RNC is Very Confused

Words continue to have no meaning. You could say this is a lie, but it has just the right amount of absurdity to it to make it seem believably naive. Because as long as words continue to have no meaning, … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Outreach: Faith and Freedom Edition

Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) was confronted by a group of DREAMers at a “Faith and Freedom” barbecue on Monday, and after he scolded them for being illegal a member of the audience chased them out of the building with his … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Why Do They Keep Talking About Impeachment?

Why do Democrats Republicans keep talking about impeachment? Republican congressional candidate Matthew Corey (R-CT) told the Bristol Press that the president needs to be impeached. Corey said that Obama has violated the constitutional provision that gives Congress “all legislative powers” … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Why Do They Keep Talking About Impeachment?

Why do Democrats Republicans keep talking about impeachment? Yesterday Rep. Bill Flores (R-TX) said that a number of House Republicans would support impeachment even if it’s not a great idea. “If you were to ask persons and many folks in … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Drumbeat

Artist – Dave Granlund In other news, Rep. Walter Jones (R-NC) has reiterated his opposition to suing the president because they should be getting back to the business of impeaching him instead. Meanwhile, Rep. Todd Rokita (R-IN) warns us that … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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GOP Border Bill Could “Make the Situation Worse” -Updated

UPDATE… according to various sources, House Republicans will not vote on either their pathetic border bill or the repeal of DACA before leaving town for the August recess because they lack enough votes to pass it. BREAKING: House Republicans abandon … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Why Do Republicans Hate the Constitution and Babies?

After saying that the governor should send the National Guard to another state to confront the invasion of small, defenseless children during a town hall meeting, Representative Steven Palazzo (R-MS) said he wants to deport even the children who are … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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