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The Lonely Turtle: Mitch McConnell's Anti-Minimum Wage Speech Attracts Precious Few Workers

The Lonely Turtle: Mitch McConnell's Anti-Minimum Wage Speech Attracts Precious Few Workers
Mitch McConnell visits Briggs and Stratton factory in Murray, Kentucky and only 40 of the 1000 employees attended. Television stations and newspaper crews were reportedly not allowed access to the event.
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Wendy Davis' Fundraising Results...In Animated GIF Form

Wendy Davis' Fundraising Results...In Animated GIF Form
The stats from Wendy's report are impressive: 85 percent of her 84,704 individual donations were under $50, as over 71,843 people supported her campaign. She has donors from all 254 counties in Texas, and in-state money makes up 70 percent of her haul. Burnt Orange Report reacts to this news...in GIF form.
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Scott Brown Running for New Hampshire Senate?

Scott Brown Running for New Hampshire Senate?
Is former Senator Scott Brown (R-Mass.) mulling a run for New Hampshire Senate? It wasn't all that long ago that the handsome fella was defeated by Elizabeth Warren in one of the most expensive races in Congressional history...
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The Top Liberal Facebook Pages 'Liked' by Sen Mitch McConnell's Daughter

The Top Liberal Facebook Pages 'Liked' by Sen Mitch McConnell's Daughter
Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., has undoubtedly been the face of opposition and obstructionism on the Senate's side of Congressional ineptitude. It's often said he is one of the most out-of-touch members of the Senate — and apparently his daughter would agree. After injecting his daughters into his re-election campaign, a little research yielded a whole lot of liberal causes.
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Denver Representative Wants to Limit Rights of Immigrants, Deny Citizenship to Children

Denver Representative Wants to Limit Rights of Immigrants, Deny Citizenship to Children
During an interview with The Denver Post Colorado Representative Mike Coffman affirmed his opposition to the longstanding U.S. law granting citizenship to people born on American soil, even if their parents are not citizens, more commonly referred to the policy of birthright citizenship.
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John Boehner Moves to the Middle, Obama Says the Proposal is 'Out of Balance'

John Boehner has presented his fiscal cliff proposal. Democrats are mocking it. Obama has called it "out of balance."
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Obama Ad: Don’t be Fooled by the 'New' Mitt Romney

In this ad for President Obama, people were asked to read allowed Mitt Romney's quotes on such hot button issues as women's rights, tax cuts, and health insurance from various points in the election and in one case over the course of a single day.  The people also speculated on which position may actually be his "real" position and what would cause a candidate to vary his positions so widely.
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Romney Assails Teachers Union Contributions While Raking in Wall Street Cash

Mitt Romney went to NBC’s Education Nation Summit Tuesday to deliver his usual set of already-failed ideas on the subject: dump kids in giant classes to learn a curriculum entirely centered around standardized testing and taught by teachers paid according to said standardized test scores. But beyond his ideas about what should go on in the schools, he offered another classic for thee but not for me theory about how the political process should work:
“I don’t mean to be terribly partisan, but I kind of am,” he followed up, to laughs from the audience, before calling the donations from teachers’ unions to Democratic politicians an “extraordinary conflict of interest” because those politicians are then supposed to stand up to the unions and for students in negotiations.
Mitt Romney has gotten giant contributions from the financial sector and he’s running for president vowing to repeal Wall Street reform. Romney’s entire campaign is about his promise to govern on behalf of his biggest donors and assorted other rich people like himself.
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