Nathan Deal stumbles on Dream Act question – Exposed

Georgia Immigration Bill Signed Into Law By Governor Nathan Deal

Nathan Deal stumbles on Dream Act question >by Steve Benen | 08/29/14 12:44 PM—Updated 08/29/14 12:56 PM | Re-Post 08/30/2014 1:09:48 AM| Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal (R) is in the middle of a tough re-election fight, which is coinciding with some unresolved ethics allegations. Stories like these probably won’t help. Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal (R) is being strongly criticized after he told a Hispanic student that he “presumed” she was […]

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McConnell eyes more shutdowns following GOP gains -Exposed

The Capitol Building

McConnell eyes more shutdowns following GOP gains     >by Steve Benen  | 08/20/14 09:08 AM—Updated 08/20/14 09:30 AM | Re-post 08/20/2014 4:06:54 PM| It’s tempting to think the 2014 midterms may not matter much. Assuming Republicans keep their House majority, which seems very likely, the legislative process in 2015 and 2016 will probably look an awful lot like the legislative process since 2011 – congressional inaction. GOP lawmakers will […]

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Spotlight: Michigan Senate race a rare bright spot for Democrats

Michigan Senate race a rare bright spot for Democrats     >by Benjy Sarlin | 07/28/14 01:17 PM| Re-Post 07/29/2014 | MUSKEGON, Mich. – As President Obama’s second term has struggled, the talk all year has been of another Democratic shellacking. Will it be merely a good year for the Republicans or a historic year? How far will this anticipated GOP tidal wave extend? The answer, so far, is short of […]

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Spotlight: Elizabeth Warren fires up progressives from coast to coast

Massachusetts Democrats

Elizabeth Warren fires up progressives from coast to coast >by Suzy Khimm | 07/17/14 07:02 AM—Updated 07/24/14 08:44 PM| For the left, it’s been a summer of Warren-palooza. In recent days, Elizabeth Warren has been in West Virginia and Kentucky, stumping for red-state Democrats who’ve openly embraced her populist message. The Massachusetts senator is now headed to Detroit to headline a big progressive confab on Friday, then to Los Angeles to speak […]

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