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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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McConnell Camp Tweet: Bad Grammar, Worse Photoshopping, in the Worst Taste

McConnell Camp Tweet: Bad Grammar, Worse Photoshopping, in the Worst Taste
It's hard to find the more glaring error out of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's camp: the awful Photoshopping or the atrocious grammar. Of course, that's short-sighting the overall wrongfulness of the link tweeted out by McConnell's political director, Iris Wilbur.
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Senate Dems Back Plan to Give President the Authority to Raise Debt Ceiling

Senate Dems Back Plan to Give President the Authority to Raise Debt Ceiling
Democrats controlling the Senate proposed Tuesday to avoid future showdowns over the so-called debt ceiling by giving the president authority to authorize additional federal borrowing unless Congress can muster veto-proof margins to block him.
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Andrew Taylor
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Even Mitch McConnell Isn't Conservative Enough for Today's GOP

Even Mitch McConnell Isn't Conservative Enough for Today's GOP
A tea party challenger signaled on Monday that he intends to take on Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell in next year's GOP primary in Kentucky.
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Fili-Bruising: McConnell Says Dems 'Will Live to Regret' Senate Rule Changes

Fili-Bruising: McConnell Says Dems 'Will Live to Regret' Senate Rule Changes
Senators prepared for a potentially rancorous day Tuesday — even by recent standards of partisan unpleasantness — as Democratic leaders threatened to change filibuster rules to stop Republicans from blocking White House nominees for top executive jobs. Several Senate votes were scheduled to test whether Republicans will allow simple-majority confirmations of a handful of long-stalled nominations.
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Charles Babington
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Pelosi Best Known, Least Liked of Congressional Leaders

Pelosi Best Known, Least Liked of Congressional Leaders
The implication for the 2014 elections is that neither congressional caucus has a strong front man or woman to lead its party's midterm campaign.
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Sen McConnell Wants to Filibuster Gun Responsibility Legislation

Sen McConnell Wants to Filibuster Gun Responsibility Legislation
Senator Mitch McConnell has indicated he will oppose cloture, that is stopping a filibuster, on legislation designed to reduce gun violence in America. McConnell is now the 15th Senator to sign on to the Republican gun control filibuster.
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Mitch McConnell in 1988: 'The Democrats Are Always Crying Because They Can't Make the Deficit an Issue'

Mitch McConnell in 1988: 'The Democrats Are Always Crying Because They Can't Make the Deficit an Issue'
These days, it seems all Republicans can talk about is the growing deficit. But back when Ronald Reagan was president, I guess it didn't seem that important. At least to Mitch McConnell, anyway.
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Howard Fineman: Ashley Judd Will Run

Howard Fineman: Ashley Judd Will Run
People forget that in addition to being an actress, Ashley Judd has a master’s degree in public administration from Harvard University and has been a women’s rights activist for years.
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These 11 Male Politicians Think They Have Control Over Your Uterus

These 11 Male Politicians Think They Have Control Over Your Uterus
What makes these guys so bad? For starters, every one of these extreme anti-choice politicians has voted against women's reproductive freedom. Every politician on this list has voted to defund Planned Parenthood and cut Title X family-planning programs.
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