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As a Floridian...This hating on us because of Scott needs to stop !!We don't deserve the putdowns !

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This will not be well received by some at all. I am standing up for we liberals who are stuck with Rick Scott and Republican legislators. In all of the years I have been here I have never said that...More

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WI-Sen: Al Franken (D. MN) Helps Russ Feingold (D) Get Ready To Defeat Ron Johnson (R)

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Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Al Franken (D. MN) in support of Russ Feingold's (D. WI) comeback bid against Tea Party U.S. Senator Ron Johnson (R. WI): Wisconsin’s 167th birthday is coming up at the end of the...More

OH, GA, MO, AZ, NC, IA & SC-Sen: The GOP Senators Who Took The Most Corporate Cash To Fast Track TPP

Former Bush Trade Representative & U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R. OH) took the most pro-TPP corporate cash. The Guardian has a great article out about which U.S. Senators took the most corporate cash to help fast track the Trans-Pacific Partnership...More

Rick Scott and the possibility of a Presidential Run ! Don't laugh.

I wrote a diary last week about how Scott in Florida was not getting the respect he wanted down here in Florida. He does however have the respect of the Koch brothers. Afterall , he is not nickle and diming...More

PA-Sen: Uncovering Pat Toomey's (R) Newsletter, 5/22/15 Edition

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Received this e-mail today from Joe Sestak's (D. PA) U.S. Senate campaign: Sen. Toomey says one thing in Pennsylvania, and then does another with his votes in Washington, D.C. Let's take a look. On the left, below, we have what...More

NH-Sen: Planned Parenthood & Other Goups Slam Kelly Ayotte's (R) Sham OTC Birth Control Bill

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So last week, U.S. Senators Kelly Ayotte (R. NH) and Cory " Personhood " Gardner (R. CO) introduced a new over the counter birth control bill: http://blogs.denverpost.com/... Gardner is sponsoring the Allowing Greater Access to Safe and Effective Contraception Act...More

In Wisconsin The Cronyism and Extremism Just Got Worse; No abortion for you.

No, he has no shame. Cronies, cronies everywhere is Scott Walkers modus operendi . It used to be confined to government jobs, agency and department heads, or appointments. No more. These appointments are also so bad, Walker reverted to a...More

AL-Sen: CREDO Action Goes After Richard Shelby's (R) Wall Street Wish List Bill

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Received this e-mail today from CREDO Action: The Republican head of the Senate banking committee just revealed a massive bill that reads like a Wall Street wish list. The so-called “Shelby Bill,” named after Richard Shelby (R-AL), would make it...More

NV-Sen: Catherine Cortez Masto (D) Stands Up For LGBT Families' Rights To Adopt Children

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Received this e-mail today from former Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto's (D. NV) U.S. Senate campaign: There are more than 100,000 children in foster care waiting for a home. And yet, around the country, qualified LGBT adoptive parents are...More

PA-Sen: Pat Toomey (R) Votes Against Seniors, Jobs, Training Our Workforce & Consumer Protection

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Received this e-mail today from Joe Sestak's (D. PA) U.S. Senate campaign: Sen. Pat Toomey said, “You don’t have to look just at what I say, you can look at what I did.” We need to, because Pennsylvanians were harmed...More

AZ-Sen: Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick (D) Jumps Into The Race To Win John McCain's (R) Senate Seat

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Things just got a whole lot more exciting in the Arizona U.S. Senate Race: http://atr.rollcall.com/... Arizona Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick will challenge Republican Sen. John McCain for Senate, according to a source with knowledge of Kirkpatrick’s plans, giving Democrats a top...More

Rick Perry gets a leg up in Iowa

Chaos Follows Right Wing Takeover of Wisconsin Supreme Court

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If a picture is worth a thousand words, this picture of newly RW anointed Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Patience Roggensack is worth about ten thousand (I'm not sure if it's under copyright so I can't post it here). And then...More

Is ISIS Disintegrating ???

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Word out of Iraq from yesterday is quite different the what I see in the morning war coverage out of MSM/corporate media. -- Over in Iraq the coalition has set up two large-scale victories in the north. -- Same time,...More

Mass Murder for Laughs

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"The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun." Wayne LaPierre This is beautiful. Finally a mass killing we can all get a few giggles out of. It happened on Monday...More

Carly "Cruella DeVille" Fiorina

Carly Fiorina projects all of the charm and warmness as Cruella DeVille!

Open Carry bill clears Texas Senate; heads to House

Kentucky Governor's Race 2015: Matt Bevin Lies Like a Cheap Rug

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I hope that this makes the rounds. Joe Sonka of the Insider Louisville has a great story up of Republican nominee(?) for Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin. When asked about his lack of support for Mitch McConnell after the 2014 Primary,...More

The Economist: "Caliphate Strikes Back." The Coalition corrects U.S. DoD map, surrounds Mosul

The GOP and the Molester

Just when you thought it couldn't get any worst for the GOP Presidential field. The top 2016 candidates get caught in a relationship with a child molester. So what would you do? Well if you are Mike Huckabee you double...More

The Economist "Caliphate Strikes Back" article with coalition corrections

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The Economist tries to get it right. The center of Ramadi is under ISIS control. That's "ISIS" as an acronym for Islamic State Is Shxt. What matters most is that Sunnis in Syria and in Iraq are now terrified of...More

Memorial Day

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This is not Veterans Day weekend. I wonder how many people really think about the losses of wars. I wonder how many Americans think of The hurt and the pain and yes how it affects our living vets. Take a...More

You Know it's Bad When GOP Reps Vote Scott Walker Out as Head of Flagship Agency

Questions about WEDC are dogging Scott Walker Oh, yeah, the normally Scott Walker-subservient Republican Legislators who infest majorities in the Wisconsin State Legislature have told us all we need to know about how bad things are with WEDC by booting...More

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