Over the weekend six-term Missouri Congressman Todd Akin, the GOP challenger to Senator Claire McCaskill, provided a clear distinction between the Republican world-view, and that of the majority of Americans. Akin stated that abortion should not be allowed in the case of rape since “women’s bodies have the ability to prevent pregnancy in such cases.”
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Last night on FOX, Paul Ryan again attacked President Obama for the very same Medicare savings that he includes in his own budget – and then attempted to walk away from those policies, which he has advocated in Congress as a hallmark of the House Republican agenda, and which Mitt Romney has broadly endorsed as part of the Romney-Ryan Budget time and time again.
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Mitt Romney’s choice of Paul Ryan for Vice President inexorably links Romney to Ryan’s extremist plan to raise taxes on middle class Americans, while providing tax cuts to the very wealthy. The choice demonstrates Romney’s commitment to end Medicare as we know it.
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On Thursday, Obama for American released a new television advertisement, titled “Son of Boss,” that asks the same questions Americans are asking – questions that are especially relevant given voters’ heightened attention in this election to the fate of their own tax rates, and the central role tax reform will play in the next administration.
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Obama for America released a new web video today that highlights Mitt Romney’s flexibility when it comes to both welfare and the truth. The Obama administration, working with Republican-led states like Nevada and Utah, is giving states additional flexibility only if they move more people from welfare to work – not fewer.
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On Saturday Republican Presidential Nominee Mitt Romney took to Facebook to lie about President Obama and the Obama for America lawsuit to restore early voting for Ohio voters. – …an example of Romney saying anything, regardless of the truth, in his campaign for the presidency.
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The Dark Knight Rises, the third chapter in director Christopher Nolan’s epic “Batman” series opens official today and is expected to surpass $190 million this weekend. Positive reviews of the film say it could overtake the $207 million “The Avengers”…