The Koch Brothers Tapes: The Debate We Have To Have

Koch Brothers, what do they want?

The Narrative Of The Koch Brothers Tapes: The Debate We Have To Have   >by Mike Lux | September 19, 2014 10:34 am |Re-Post 09/27/2014 12:27:21 PM| The Koch money funneled into our elections is the only thing propping up the Republican Party — without it, their profits-over-people ideology is a losing proposition in the face of a rapidly changing electorate. Democrats can win this debate, if they choose to […]

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Report: The Kochs, A Nazi Past, Oil & The Foundation of The Right

Ilse Koch - Wikipedia,

Report: The Kochs, A Nazi Past, Oil The Foundation of The Right… >by Unknown | 10/06/2010 | Re-Post 09/19/2014 5:34:39 PM| Notorious Nazis Ilse Koch, her husband Karl Otto Koch and Erich Koch are the ghosts of Koch Industries, who seized the U.S. conservative political agenda years ago and seem capable of seizing the government in total through the Tea Party. Ilse Koch was the Nazi’s specialist in making objects […]

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Charlie Crist -Spotlight

Charlie Crist The People's Governor

Charlie Crist Videos – Spotlight If you didn’t know: #DLU_US! Charlie Crist served as Florida’s 44th Governor. He is known as “The People’s Governor” because he never forgot that the people were the boss. Today he’s running for Governor again — and he’s proud to still be fighting for the people. Former Governor of Florida Charles Joseph “Charlie” Crist, Jr. is an American attorney and politician who served as the […]

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Vulnerable North Carolina senator Hagan takes lead in two polls

Sen. Kay Hagan (photo courtesy Hagan's office)

Vulnerable North Carolina senator Hagan takes lead in two polls >by Colleen Jenkins |WINSTON-SALEM N.C. Mon Sept 15, 2014 11:57am EDT| Re-Post 09/16/2014  8:21:47 AM| (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Kay Hagan is leading her Republican challenger among likely voters in North Carolina, two polls showed on Monday, the latest shift in a race that could help decide which party controls the chamber. Hagan was ahead 43 percent to 34 percent, […]

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Wisconsin voting restrictions cleared for 2014 cycle

Residents wait in line during lunch hour to cast their early votes in the upcoming U.S. presidential elections, at the Milwaukee Municipal Building in Milwaukee, Wisc. on Oct. 29, 2012. Darren Hauck/Reut

Wisconsin voting restrictions cleared for 2014 cycle >by Steve Benen | 09/15/14 08:35 AM |Re-Post 09/15/2014 5:08:26 PM | In July, the Wisconsin Supreme Court narrowly endorsed an unnecessary voter-ID law, concluding that “voter fraud” is a legitimate “concern.” The ruling specifically pointed to a Republican voter in Milwaukee accused of 13 counts of voter fraud – none of which, ironically, would have been prevented by a voter-ID law. It was […]

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Liberal Vermont Senator Sanders may seek U.S. presidency in 2016

U.S. Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs Chairman Senator Bernie Sanders leads a hearing on ''The State of VA Health Care'' on Capitol Hill in Washington, September 9, 2014. Credit: Reuters/Jim Bourg

Liberal Vermont Senator Sanders may seek U.S. presidency in 2016 >by Will Dunham | WASHINGTON Sun Sept 14, 2014 12:58pm EDT| Re-Post 09/15/2014 6:18:33 AM| (Reuters) – Bernie Sanders, one of the Senate’s leading liberals, said on Sunday he is thinking about running for U.S. president in 2016 as either a Democrat or an independent in a move that could complicate Hillary Clinton’s path to the White House. Sanders, an […]

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GOPer opposes early voting because it will boost black turnout

Rep Fran Millar

GOPer opposes early voting because it will boost black turnout   >by Zachary Roth |09/10/14 12:15 PM—Updated 09/10/14 02:21 PM| Re-Post 09/14/2014 5:01:12 PM | A Republican lawmaker in Georgia has sparked outrage by suggesting he opposes new Sunday voting hours because they’ll primarily benefit African-Americans—then explaining that he simply “would prefer more educated voters.” But take away the overt racism, and state Rep. Fran Millar was only giving the official […]

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Hobby Lobby decision opens floodgates for anti-birth control lawsuits

They won't stop until they've lost all of their rights.

Hobby Lobby decision opens floodgates for anti-birth control lawsuits >by Joan McCarter | Follow | Fri Sept 12, 2014 at 01:00 PM PDT | Re-Post 09/13/2014 5:54:12 PM| The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, which brought you the Hobby Lobby suit that was really not about religious liberty, has a whopping 102 lawsuits challenging the mandate in Obamacare that birth control be covered without copay. Almost half of the cases, 49 […]

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Democratic candidate for Texas governor reveals abortions: report

Wendy Davis at an abortion-rights rally in Austin on Monday

Democratic candidate for Texas governor reveals abortions: report >by Curtis Skinner |Sat Sep 6, 2014 1:37am EDT | Re-Post 09/12/2014 | (Reuters) – Wendy Davis, the Democratic candidate for Texas governor who was catapulted to national fame last year for her 10-hour filibuster against abortion restrictions, revealed in her memoir she ended two pregnancies of her own, the San Antonio Express-News reported on Friday. State Senator Davis wrote in her book, […]

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Spotlight: 10 Reasons Young Women Absolutely Need to Vote in the Midterms

10 Reasons Young Women Absolutely Need to Vote in the Midterms It’s your chance to show people who see you as “Beyoncé voters” that you are a serious player in politics. >by Amy Odell & Lori Fradkin | September 8, 2014 | Re-Post 09/12/2014 | 1. Young people and unmarried women typically don’t vote in large numbers in the midterms, which means if we all did, we’d make a difference. […]

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