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Standing Up for McCaskill

It's time to point out some home truths about Claire McCaskill's voting record. Why, you ask, is this important? Anyone can check out her record online - anyone who's interested in the truth that is.
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Is Gov. Romney Endorsing Creationism?

Gov. Jindal (R-LA) has been Romney's education surrogate on the campaign trail this summer but there now appears to be a really big problem with his choice and perhaps his own views on science.
Gov. Jindal is a creationist even though he holds a degree in biology from Brown University. More importantly, he signed into law a voucher bill that allows Louisiana to spend public education dollars at private religious schools that specifically teach students creationism is science and evolution is nonsense.
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Claire McCaskill on Todd Akin: 'His Ideas Are Not Pleasant For MO Families'

"While he is a pleasant and sincere man, his ideas are not pleasant for most Missouri families," says Claire McCaskill of her opponent Todd Akin. Filmed by Jerry Schmidt.
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Audio: Gen. Douglass Blasts 'Right-Wing Jerk' Grover Norquist, Says Pledge to Him is 'Obscene'

Well first, I'm gonna to ask everybody in this audience, you know, who the hell is Grover Norquist?...[I]sn't that amazing that some right-wing jerk like him can...threaten the very security of this country by going around and...how gullible are these politicians that would sign up to some jerky Washington guy's phony-baloney pledge? You don't make pledges to guys like him. You know, your pledge is to support and defend the Constitution of the United States of America and the people that it stands for.
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Michele Bachmann: Endorsed Akin--But Don't Quote Her...

This is a tough one for Michele. The reason that Akin is able to stay in the race at all: is the backing he's continued to receive from conservative evanelical lobbies like the Family Research Council (FRC) The FRC is run by right wing luminaries like James Dobson and Tony Perkins, national religious right activists who mentored and aided Michele Bachmann's career since before her entry into Congress. (Perkins was the keynote speaker at her second capitol rally against gay marriage.)
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Rick Perry 4Ever?

Yesterday, the Dallas Morning News' editorial board took a look at the possibility that Rick Perry will run again in 2014.
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Obama's UN Takeover Plot Exposed by Texas Judge!

Did you know Obama is planning on handing American over to the U.N.? No!? Well, let Texas Judge Tom Head inform you and the local Fox affiliate viewers all about it!
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Stereotyping the White Working Class

Democrats cannot do better among working-class whites if they envision them as a uniform group that thinks and feels the same way everywhere, as the political pros quite often do. That is, an overwhelmingly middle-class and upper-class set of politicians, operatives, and pundits appear to have so little direct experience of working-class people of any color that they consistently fall into stereotyping that clouds their vision and often insults the voters they are trying to persuade.
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OK Governor Appeals for Federal Aid, Despite Anti-Government Rhetoric

As expected, Gov. Mary Fallin is seeking federal aid to help people affected by the recent wildfires in Oklahoma, but don't expect her to stop her anti-government rhetoric anytime soon.
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Meet the Candidate Who Wants to Ban Emergency Contraception

Meet anti-choice Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO). Rep. Akin recently won a tight Republican primary to challenge pro-choice Sen. Claire McCaskill in Missouri this November.
If you haven't heard of Rep. Akin before, you won't be able to forget him now. Days after his victory, he confirmed his extreme anti-contraception beliefs on a radio show.
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