Exposed: Florida’s Yoho connects voting rights, property ownership

Florida’s Yoho connects voting rights, property ownership >by Steve Benen | 05/21/14 11:32 AM | Re-Post | Rep. Ted Yoho (R-Fla.) has already made quite a name for himself after just 17 months in Congress, but yesterday, Right Wing Watch published arguably the most striking quote yet for the Tea Party congressman’s greatest-hits list. Recently unearthed footage of Rep. Ted Yoho speaking at Berean Baptist Church in Ocala, Florida, during […]

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Common Core Vs Home Schooled

Common Core Vs Home Schooled The standards of Common Core are as follows: Research and evidence based Clear, understandable, and consistent Aligned with college and career expectations Based on rigorous content and the application of knowledge through higher-order thinking skills Built upon the strengths and lessons of current state standards Informed by other top-performing countries to prepare all students for success in our global economy and society… According to the […]

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Spotlight Steven Benen: House Republicans play…

House Republicans play a high-profile game of musical chairs […]   >by:  Steve Benen |06/12/14 11:47 AM | Re-Post 06/12/2014 |   Late yesterday, Politico ran a piece on the “clamoring” among House Republicans for various leadership posts, now that House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) is stepping down in the wake of his embarrassing primary defeat. The article said Cantor’s loss “is giving conservative House members their best chance […]

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Evaluate: Veterans struggle to find jobs in Michigan, where unemployment is 2nd in nation

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Veterans struggle to find jobs in Michigan, where unemployment is 2nd in nation >by: Zlati Meyer | Detroit Free Press Staff Writer  | May 26, 2014 | Re-Post |   After Jennifer Scott’s 19 years in the Army and active Reserves were over, she was hired by two government contractors, but when she was laid off from the second job, it took her more than a year to find employment. […]

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Exposed: Ann Coulter Attacks on Latinos

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Ann Coulter Attacks Latinos In Column, As Conservatives Seek To Reach Out To Hispanic Voters >by Roque Planas | The Huffington Post  | Posted: 12/07/2012 10:17 am EST  |  Updated: 12/07/2012 12:21 pm EST |  Re-Post| Republicans looking to reach out to Latinos may want to avoid the advice of Ann Coulter. The conservative pundit penned a column Wednesday in which she lashed out at the “deluge of unskilled immigrants pouring into […]

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Spotlight: Top Republicans Suddenly Back Immigration Reform

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Top Republicans Suddenly Back Immigration Reform After Latinos Overwhelmingly Back Obama >by Amanda Peterson Beadle on Nov 9, 2012 at 9:01 am When Democrats tried to get the DREAM Act and a path to citizenship for young undocumented immigrants through Congress in 2010, Republicans blocked the immigration reform measure in the Senate. But after a campaign in which GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney staked out harsh anti-immigration positions, and with […]

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GOP Blasts Obama For Advertising Benefits Of Obamacare, Ignores Much Larger Campaign Under Bush

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GOP Blasts Obama For Advertising Benefits Of Obamacare, Ignores Much Larger Campaign Under Bush >by Igor Volsky on May 23, 2012 at 11:30 am Republicans are criticizing the Department of Health and Human Services for signing a $20 million contract with a public relations firm to educate Americans about the preventive health benefits included in the Affordable Care Act. The campaign — mandated by the law — “must describe the […]

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