Election

Poor Ed Gillespie. Poll Shows Even Friends in GOP Are Voting in Droves for VA Dem Mark Warner

Poor Ed Gillespie. Poll Shows Even Friends in GOP Are Voting in Droves for VA Dem Mark Warner
Democratic Virginia Senator Mark Warner is absolutely trouncing his Republican opponent, Ed Gillespie, in a new poll by the Wason Center for Public Policy. It's an over 20 point lead, with even many conservatives voting for the incumbent.
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For Hillary, Presidency is 'Highest, Hardest Glass Ceiling'

For Hillary, Presidency is 'Highest, Hardest Glass Ceiling'
Hillary Rodham Clinton says she knows she has a decision to make about running to become the first female president, and believes "we need to break down that highest, hardest glass ceiling in American politics."
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On Question of Act 10′s Popularity, WI Gov. Walker Again Deemed Misinformer-in-Chief

On Question of Act 10′s Popularity, WI Gov. Walker Again Deemed Misinformer-in-Chief
Politifact has determined that comments made earlier this month by Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker concerning public support for the anti-union Act 10 are false. During an April 1st radio interview with WISN-AM, Walker claimed that a poll taken “a few months” ago showed public support for his landmark anti-union legislation was at “70 percent or higher.” The fact checkers disgree, however, finding that the poll in question was taken in early 2012 and the results were not what the governor had claimed.
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Unions Label NM Gov’s Right-to-Work Talk a 'Declaration of War'

Unions Label NM Gov’s Right-to-Work Talk a 'Declaration of War'
New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez has set her sights on the state's unions, saying at a real estate developers' convention that she would like to pass legislation forbidding unions from extracting dues from members' paychecks (a mainstay of so-called 'right-to-work' laws). Unions have called this "a declaration of war."
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Watch Allison Lundergan Grimes Call Out Senator Mitch McConnell on Minimum Wage

Watch Allison Lundergan Grimes Call Out Senator Mitch McConnell on Minimum Wage
Watch as Kentucky Senatorial Candidate Allison Lundergan Grimes calls out Senator Mitch McConnell on his aversion to raising the state's minimum wage.
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Republicans Have Done Real ($24B) Damage to the Economy

Republicans Have Done Real ($24B) Damage to the Economy
Republicans believe that a bad economy works for them at election time. The thinking is that the public will turn on Democrats for not making things better. So they do what they can to make the economy bad. Maybe they went too far this time. This hostage-taking episode has done real, serious, lasting damage to the economy on top of the ongoing damage Republicans have been doing. Will the public still blame Democrats, or will they finally see what is going on here?
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Chris Christie Supports Marriage Inequality and Thus Himself in 2016 Republican Primary

Chris Christie Supports Marriage Inequality and Thus Himself in 2016 Republican Primary
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie blasted the Supreme Court's gay marriage rulings, saying they were "wrong," "inappropriate," and "insulting." By supporting the 2,000 year old institution of marriage, Christie continues his angling towards the 2016 Republican primary.
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Proposed Anthem Blue Cross Rate Hike Could Mean Future Refund Checks for Consumers

Anthem Blue Cross could owe big refund checks to 730,000 Californians if its proposed rate hikes of up to 25 percent are deemed excessive thanks to an initiative voters will consider on the 2014 ballot.
The ballot measure requires health insurance companies to get approval before raising rates and allows that refunds be ordered on rates that are considered excessive after November 6, 2012. When voters approve the measure, the insurance commissioner will have the power to retroactively order refunds for excessive rates.
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Nothing Secedes Like Secession

Success! Already getting over three thousand paranoid temper tantrum signatures.
So, do the out of state signers get to vote in Missouri if this gets on the ballot here? Think about that for a minute.
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21-County Strategy: Richest Counties in America Went for Obama - NJ's the Anomaly

Eight of the wealthiest counties in the U.S. went for Barack Obama in Tuesday's election, including Somerset County, NJ.
Only two of the richest went for Romney, and they're both in New Jersey - blue New Jersey.
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