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Kate Marshall has uphill battle to win CD #2 in Nevada

The May 2011 voter registration numbers for Nevada’s Congressional District #2, which includes Nye County are: [Nevada Secretary of State] Republicans 171,392 Democrats 140,902 Non Partisan 59,722 Independent American 18,947 Libertarian 2,700 Green 1,175 Other 1,756 Comparing Democrats with Republicans … Continue reading

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GOP work to make it harder for Democrats to Vote

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DREAM ACT and Justice

The DREAM Act (Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act) was blocked on a 55-41 vote by the Senate last Saturday by a Republican filibuster. The Senate is a graveyard for legislation. The bill “would provide certain illegal and … Continue reading

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GOP Threatens to Cut Off Money for Obama Healthcare Plan

Republicans realize they cannot repeal the Healthcare Reform they call Obamacare. So, they plan to withhold appropriating funding for the plan and essentially starve it into extinction. Photo: Republican Representative Eric Cantor. Republican lawmakers are threatening to cut off money … Continue reading

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Rise Up! Strike Back!

The headline on MSNBC is “Republicans kill Senate Jobless aid measure.” The lead paragraph reads: Republicans on Thursday defeated Democrats’ showcase election-year jobs bill, including an extension of weekly unemployment benefits for millions of people out of work more than … Continue reading

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GOP Rep. Joe Barton apologizes to BP

Joe Barton (R-TX) was on the House Energy and Commerce subcommittee yesterday when BP officials appeared in Congress. Barton made the following remarks to the BP company. I think it is a tragedy of the first proportion that a private … Continue reading

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What is wrong with this ad?

It has offended the Nevada GOP. Nevada Secretary of State, Democrat Ross Miller, up for re-election, appears in the 30 second ad for six seconds. Nevada’s GOP has filed an ethics complaint against Miller for using taxpayer money to further … Continue reading

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Is paying unemployment benefits a crime?

Is paying unemployment benefits a crime? Senator Tom Coburn, Republican Senator of my native state of Oklahoma thinks that extending payment of unemployment benefits to the jobless amounts to a crime, unless money is found to pay for it. He … Continue reading

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Leaked GOP Memo reveals secret fear-mongering strategy

From the Daily Beast: From the department of “no one was supposed to see this” comes the Republican National Committee’s internal pitch to its fundraisers. A PowerPoint presentation, obtained by Politico, makes it clear that the committee’s strategy for raising … Continue reading

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The GOP’s John Bircher Ultra-Crazies

John Avlon of the Daily Beast tells us that CPAC (Conservative Political Action Committee) is set to hold its annual meeting tomorrow. Republicans anxious to run for President in 2012 will be there in full force. Mitt Romney, Tim Pawlenty, … Continue reading

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