Re-examine: What Happens When the GOP Takes Over the Senate…

Here’s What Happens When the GOP Takes Over the Senate >by Michael Tomasky | April 30, 2014| The Daily Beast| Re-Post 07/19/2014| From abortion bans to Obamacare cuts to, maybe, an empty Supreme Court chair, the Republicans already know exactly what they’ll do if they get control of both houses of Congress. Passing a federal law banning almost all abortions after 20 weeks. Defunding parts of Obamacare. Weakening the Environmental […]

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Exposed: Judge nixes Florida GOP’s gerrymander

Judge nixes Florida GOP’s gerrymander   >by Zachary Roth |07/11/14 10:38 AM—Updated 07/11/14 10:35 PM| Re-Post| Florida Republicans broke the law when they drew congressional district lines to favor their party, a judge ruled late Thursday. In a scathing opinion, Leon County Circuit Judge Terry Lewis said political operatives working for the Republican-controlled legislature in 2012 had “made a mockery” of the redistricting process through a “secret, organized campaign,” and […]

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