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Republican Joe Heck employs Sharron Angle’s dodge of media

The Nevada State Democratic Party took on Nevada’s Republican Representative Joe Heck’s June 8, 2011 appearance at the American Legion Post 40, in Henderson, Nevada. Calling the event a “trainwreck” the Democratic Party wrote: Less than 24 hours after calling … Continue reading

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GOP Seeks to Reform Medicare

Nevada Republican Senator Dean Heller Nevada Republican Representative Joe Heck That Republican Representative Paul Ryan’s budget plan will change Medicare “as we know it,” seems to be widely accepted. Democrats oppose the Ryan Plan across the board. Many in Mr. … Continue reading

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Joe Heck wants to dissolve Medicare

Republican Nevada Congressman Joe Heck tells Jon Ralston on Face to Face he wants to “protect” Medicare by dissolving it! Is that what you want?

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GOP attack on Medicare/Medicaid

Will U.S. Reps. Joe Heck, Dean Heller Vote to End Medicare/Medicaid As We Know Them For Nevada Seniors, Children, and People With Disabilities … While Giving Millionaires and Big Corporations Another Tax Break The Nation Can’t Afford? IRRESPONSIBLE: Congress Expected … Continue reading

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Republican Paul Ryan plans cuts to Social Security

House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis. will unveil in a few weeks a 2012 budget plan that will include a way to rein in the costs of Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid. Last year, Ryan released "A Roadmap for … Continue reading

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GOP is slippery

Can’t win for losing. The GOP continues playing a political game. Daily Kos reports today that Yesterday, Democrats said they would be willing to move towards the GOP’s position on spending cuts in order to avoid a government shutdown. Today, … Continue reading

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Sharron Angle wants to phase out Social Security

Sharron Angle wants to phase out Social Security and Medicare. “We need to phase Medicare and Social Security out,” she says on the video. Mrs. Angle might want to do that, but she’s still young, healthy and active. My wife … Continue reading

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Patriotism and Domestic Rebellion

At a Tea Party protest in Las Vegas, Joe Heck, a Republican running for Congress, blamed both the Democratic and Republican Parties for moving the country toward “socialistic tyranny.” [New York Times] The foregoing paragraph is an excerpt from an … Continue reading

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AFL-CIO seeks investigation of health care insurance premiums

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on Thursday urged some state insurance commissioners to investigate how the costs of insurers’ lobbying to defeat health-insurance reform are affecting premiums. “We believe that health insurance providers’ lobbying expenditures have led to excessive rate hikes,” … Continue reading

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Grassley defends his “pull the plug on grandma” remarks

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) is a real jerk. Thinking people in Iowa should get rid of him in their next election and elect someone who has some common sense. In reality, the so-called ‘death panel provision,’ Section 1233 of the … Continue reading

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