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Alabama Constitutional Amendments: GOP Unicorn Hunt Edition

Alabama Constitutional Amendments: GOP Unicorn Hunt Edition
A quirk of Alabama's legislative system makes the need for state constitutional amendments to happen more frequently than elsewhere. Problem is, this latest batch is quite a doozy.
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Remember Scott Walker: Michelle Obama Rally Serves as Reminder of Last Time Wisconsin Slept at Midterms

 Remember Scott Walker: Michelle Obama Rally Serves as Reminder of Last Time Wisconsin Slept at Midterms
First Lady Michelle Obama was in Milwaukee on Monday at a campaign rally for Democratic candidate for governor, Mary Burke, urging Dems to snap out of it and catch Midterm Fever! *jazz hands*
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Personhood of Interest: CO Senate Hopeful Gardner Against 'Personhood' At State Level, Not Federal

Personhood of Interest: CO Senate Hopeful Gardner Against 'Personhood' At State Level, Not Federal
Questions remain as Colorado Senate candidate Cory Gardner withdraws support for anti-abortion "personhood" at the state level yet remains a co-sponsor of a similar bill at the federal level.
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Legally Blind Michigan Supreme Court Nominee Kicks Off Campaign

Legally Blind Michigan Supreme Court Nominee Kicks Off Campaign
Richard Bernstein for Supreme Court billboards have been spotted.
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Auditing the Womb: Alabama Candidate Joins Protests at Closed Women's Clinic

Auditing the Womb: Alabama Candidate Joins Protests at Closed Women's Clinic
Republican candidate for State Auditor Jim Zeigler is jumping into emotional issues that have absolutely nothing to do with the job he's asking voters for. He's protesting outside a women's clinic that isn't even open and is supposedly upset because it's across the street from a school. It's a clinic the protesters are trying to keep closed because of the "disruptions" around the clinic. Do you see anyone causing any disruptions — other than the protesters themselves? No surprise there.
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Oregon Republican Senate Candidate Has a Plagiarism Problem

Oregon Republican Senate Candidate Has a Plagiarism Problem
Monica Wehby, an Oregon Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, has been caught in plagiarism scandal. This week, BuzzFeed published two reports detailing examples of plagiarism on Wehby’s website, prompting the campaign—which is already trailing the incumbent Democrat Jeff Merkley—to go on the defensive.
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New Jersey Credit Rating Downgraded for 2nd Time This Week, Record 8th Time on Christie's Watch

New Jersey Credit Rating Downgraded for 2nd Time This Week, Record 8th Time on Christie's Watch
Five days ago, Christie hit the kind of record that does not presidents make. Washington Post had it: New Jersey's credit rating has been downgraded more under Chris Christie than any other governor. And that was just the seventh time. Wall Street hit New Jersey again yesterday, as both Fitch and Standard & Poor's cited the same kind of issues for their lack of confidence in the state's direction under Christie. Not exactly the kind of record you want to build on.
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WATCH: VA Activists Slam ALEC, Demand Dominion Power Sever Ties

WATCH: VA Activists Slam ALEC, Demand Dominion Power Sever Ties
Watch Alexandria Mayor Bill Euille and other activists at a rally slam Virginia's Dominion Power for its unsavory ties to the business-über-alles group ALEC.
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Supposed 'Unbiased' CO Newspaper Editor Caught With Hand in Tea Party Cookie Jar

Supposed 'Unbiased' CO Newspaper Editor Caught With Hand in Tea Party Cookie Jar
The Denver Post's Op-Ed chief hasn't hid his rightward leanings that well in the past, but after footage surfaced of him speaking at tea party-affiliated event, he's digging himself in even deeper.
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Leaked Audio Suggests Koch Group Broke the Law During Scott Walker Recall

 Leaked Audio Suggests Koch Group Broke the Law During Scott Walker Recall
Leaked audio from an invite-only Koch donor summit highlighted the role of the billionaire brothers in boosting Scott Walker in Wisconsin -- and suggests that David Koch's Americans for Prosperity Foundation may have violated its charitable status during the state's 2012 recall elections.
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