If you’re like a lot of us scrambling to get our tax returns done right now, remember this: many of the richest Americans pay far lower tax rates than the folks in the middle class. Republicans want to make sure it stays that way, and they’re willing to shred our social safety net to do it.
As the Buffett Rule emerges at the forefront of political debate in Washington this week, Republicans in Congress and on the campaign trail have made it clear who they’re fighting for: the millionaires and billionaires of America.
While the Koch brothers and Karl Rove funnel unlimited campaign contributions into Republican coffers, GOP candidates nationwide are working […]
Jon Tester of Montana has long served as a strong ally for our men and women in service – including standing by them when they return home.
Last week Missouri Senate candidate John Brunner came to the defense of the $20 billion in tax exemptions for the biggest five oil companies in America by voting against the Democrat’s measure to eliminate this industry-specific tax giveaway.
This comes just weeks after Brunner proclaimed his opposition to “special tax advantages for special industries.”
According to the […]
According to a blockbuster report published in Sunday’s Dayton Daily News, Senate candidate Josh Mandel broke his own campaign promises by hiring his inexperienced friends to serve in high-ranking positions in his State Treasurer’s office – where he’s already proven to be one the most absent treasurers in Ohio’s history.
It appears that handing off […]
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Yesterday’s Washington Post featured an op-ed about Ohio’s Republican Senate candidate (and sitting state treasurer) Josh Mandel titled, “New Frontiers in Political Dishonesty.” Frankly, we couldn’t sum up Mandel’s campaigning tactics any better.
From the WaPo:
“Mandel has been pilloried by Politifact for excessive lying about [Sherrod] Brown, particularly with regard to
Since Dean Heller has voted four times in the past 5 years to protect billions of tax dollars in subsidies for Big Oil. He’s gone to bat to protect oil subsidies and has been handsomely rewarded: Heller has received at least $80,000 from the oil and gas industry since taking office.
So it comes as no […]
Rick Berg told North Dakota local television station Valley News Live that he currently does not support the renewal of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) before Congress, which fights domestic abuse across the country. Check out the news video here.
The legislation is set to expire and needs re-approval from Congress to move […]