ABC News: Women will be key for Senate Democrats

With the retirement of Olympia Snowe (R-ME), all 6 women up for re-election in the Senate this year are Democrats.

This is a historic year for women already, especially in light of the shockingly retroactive Blunt Amendment set to be voted on tomorrow in the US House as an attempt to turn back the clock on [...]

Did you hear it? That’s the sound of GOP Senate plans imploding

The tides have turned. It’s become clear this week that momentum is growing behind Senate Democrats fighting to protect our majority from Tea Party radicals in the House.

In the last week we’ve seen GOP Senate candidates duck and cover from the Blunt Amendment’s extreme politicking that harkens back to a 1950’s America that denied [...]

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VIDEO: Connie Mack’s party-boy record

Chaos continues in the Florida Republican primary. Connie Mack’s reputation for being a hot-headed silver-spoon baby is starting to haunt him more than he could have imagined.

This week a fellow Republican released this cartoonish video reviewing Connie’s record of bounced checks, bar fights, delinquent yacht club fees and child support payments, and his “only real job in [...]

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OH Josh Mandel joins GOP’s war on women

Perhaps skipping out on even the most basic duties as State Treasurer to continue fundraising up and down the northeast coastline is starting to pay off for Ohio’s Josh Mandel.

His latest campaign contribution came in the form of $5,000 from Rick Santorum’s billionaire backer, Foster Freiss. You know, that cowboy who notoriously made a [...]

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Fellow Republican calls Connie “the Charlie Sheen of Florida politics”

George Lemieux, another Republican running for Senate in Florida, summed up Connie’s mounting personal record of liens, lawsuits, bar fights and road rage incidents by calling him “the Charlie Sheen of Florida politics” Wednesday.

At a press conference, Lemiuex asserted that Mack didn’t have the character or temperment to serve in the Senate. “What we [...]

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Dick Lugar: Swiping the taxpayer credit card for his suite lifestyle

Earlier this month, Indiana’s Dick Lugar revealed that he stays in hotels on his occasional visits to the state he represents and sends taxpayers the bill. As it turns out, this Indiana Senator doesn’t live in Indiana.

Dick Lugar lives in Virginia, and yet his voting address on file lists the Indianapolis home he sold decades [...]

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Connie’s Reality Star Lifestyle: Real House Member of Lee County

Out-of-control debt, property liens, habitual over-spending, messy divorce drama, road rage and bar fights all blemish Connie Mack’s record. This Republican candidate for Senate in Florida has enough baggage to be mistaken with a candidate for the next hit reality TV show.

As the Miami Herald reports, the fiscal conservative who brought us “The Penny [...]

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When eliminating health coverage for birth control just isn’t enough…there’s George Allen.

George Allen, former Governor and candidate in Virginia’s Senate race, said this week that he supports a bill in the legislature that would define life as beginning at conception, thus granting an embryo the rights of a living person under the law.

As if the debate waging on Capitol Hill over health coverage for contraception [...]

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The facts are in: Million-Dollar Chamber Ads deemed FALSE

As we posted last week, the corporate-funded Chamber of Commerce is already spending millions on attack ads across the nation in attempts to prop up the campaigns of corporate shills like George Allen in Virginia and Tommy Thompson in Wisconsin.

After thorough analysis, Politifact has deemed the ads “false” and “mostly false,” respectively.

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Connie Mack’s Oversight Committee Takes on Birth Control…without women?

Here’s how Florida’s Connie Mack and his fellow Republicans on the House Committee on Oversight & Government Reform discuss the issue of health coverage for birth control:

 

We need Senators who stand up for the health and wellbeing of all their constituents – not just those with whom they agree. We must keep our Senate blue, [...]

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What is Senate Majority PAC?

Senate Majority PAC is fighting to protect and expand the Democratic majority in the U.S. Senate. In 2012, Karl Rove and his friends spent hundreds of millions of dollars trying to buy the Senate. We ran low-overhead, high-impact campaigns to stop him—and we won. Now we’re ready to take on Mitch McConnell and his radical Republican caucus in 2014.

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