2012 elections

Bachmann's Minnesota Business Contributions Dry Up

In theory, Bachmann's an ideal big business candidate--if all you care about is casting votes that protect big business. Her voting record is "gut the liberal state," her record of rhetoric on "protecting big business special interests" is stellar. So why has Bachmann received only $8,000 from Minnesota's corporate community this election cycle?
 
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Forecast Model Projects Major Gains for NH House Dems

A forecast model based on the partisan voting behavior of the state's 204 House districts projects major gains for House Democrats in November.
Five weeks before the election, the model projects Democrats will win back most of the seats lost in the 2010 Republican wave and have an even chance of regaining the majority in the 400-seat House chamber.
The model, which correctly predicted the historical GOP gains in 2010, is based ...
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Texas Businesses and First Responders Enthusiastically Endorse Wendy Davis for Reelection

Senator Wendy Davis has added to her impressive endorsement list with the enthusiastic support of local and statewide business leaders. The Davis campaign made the announcement yesterday:
Local and statewide business leaders today announced their support for Senator Wendy Davis' re-election. Endorsing Davis, they praised her work to create and protect local jobs and her leadership role in state and local economic development.
"Senator Davis knows how to set partisanship aside, roll up her sleeves and work to  create jobs and build a strong business climate here i...
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'Those People' Can Just Go to the ER

The hits keep coming from Mitt Romney. Fresh off stating it is fair for himself to pay less in taxes than the rest of us he had a lot to outdo. But outdo it he did. If you are uninsured just go to the ER.
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ROMNEY VS. THE GOP! (John Fugelsang/Caffeinated #5)

Mitt Romney is the GOP choice of today, but the party has been through a buttoad of candidates this year. John Fugelsang explains it all in episode 5 of PoliPop's "Caffeinated!".
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Growing List of Fortune 500 Companies 'Coming Out' in Support of Marriage Equality

In Golinski v. United States Office of Personnel Management, an amicus brief has been filed by 70 businesses, trade groups, and cities in support of the plaintiff, Golinski, and marriage equality.
Some of the high profile companies and municipal employers include: Microsoft, CBS, Levi Strauss, Starbucks, Viacom, Electronic Arts, eBay, Xerox, Google and the cities of Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, Boston and Seattle. This is important because while the Administration is making a case for "equal protection under the law" these employers are making one based on economics.
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B: TX Republicans Hedge While Democrats Progress in Their 2012 Platform Changes

Party platforms are typically crafted by its activist base, address the standard wedge issues and provide the red meat f
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