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Claire McCaskill

McCaskill on Key DNC Speaker Bill Clinton

August 24, 2012

Todd Akin is a national distraction, sustaining a huge swing in the polls against him since making a ridiculous statement about rape last weekend — he had been beating incumbent Claire McCaskill in Missouri, but is now getting trounced.  By remaining in the race, Akin is putting himself above the cause and will continue to [...]

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Todd Akin’s “Legitimate” Gaffe

August 20, 2012

The GOP’s candidate for the Senate from Missouri, Congressman Todd Akin, gaffed on the Jaco Report talk show yesterday when he said this: Face palm. Umm… if pregnant women could miscarry any time they were under serious emotional stress, abortion wouldn’t even be an issue! Reapply face palm. It’s the perfect sound byte to reinforce [...]

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Tea Parties: A Force To Be Reckoned With

July 28, 2009

When the Tea Parties first became a major force on Tax Day, April 15, many hoped (myself included) that the movement would have legs and become a force to champion the cause of limited, Conservative government based on the principles of our founding documents.  In the three months since the initial, nationwide Tax Day Tea [...]

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Republicans Supporting Earmarks Are Republicans Why?

March 3, 2009

The Senate rejected an amendment offered by John McCain earlier today that would have enacted a spending freeze for the rest of the fiscal year and eliminated over eight thousand earmarks from the President’s most recent Spend Other People’s Money That We Don’t Have Act.  The outrage is not that the Amendment was defeated, though [...]

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