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VA's Medicaid Expansion Non-Starter: VA GOP Digs Its Heels In

VA's Medicaid Expansion Non-Starter: VA GOP Digs Its Heels In
As expected, the Virginia legislature's debate over Medicaid expansion was simply a farce. Republicans are scared of being 'primaried' in elections by even-further right tea partiers, and expanding health coverage to those who most need it is a non-starter.
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Missouri Moneybags Invests in Favored Puppet

Missouri Moneybags Invests in Favored Puppet
Missouri Rep. Robert Onder may be just another white-bread, hate-fueled Republican candidate, but campaign finance records reveal the puppetmaster behind Onder's very big week in campaign contributions: Certified monster Rex Sinquefield.
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Thinking with Their Preibus: RNC Announces Changes to Presidential Primary Process

Thinking with Their Preibus: RNC Announces Changes to Presidential Primary Process
The Republican National Committee voted last week to compress its presidential nomination process — in part to cut costs ahead of the general election — but the changes could have an unwelcome result for the establishment.
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2014 Elections Kick Off in TX: Davis and Abbott to Face Primary Challengers for Gov

2014 Elections Kick Off in TX: Davis and Abbott to Face Primary Challengers for Gov
Over the weekend, filing in Texas for the 2014 general election officially began. Between the two major parties, 82 candidates filed paperwork to officially become candidates. Leading each of their parties, Sen. Wendy Davis (D) and Attorney General Greg Abbott (R) were both at their respective state party offices on the first day, making their expected 2014 face-off for Texas governor official.
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