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Citizens United and McCutcheon Are Not Enough: Right Wants PAC Donation Limits Abolished
Posted on: Apr 17, 2014, Source: Daily Kos
Another money = free speech case comes from the lawyer who brought us McCutcheon.
Scott Brown Answers Carpetbagger Questions in New Hampshire: 'Whatever!'
Posted on: Mar 25, 2014, Source: Daily Kos
The former Massachusetts Senator points a finger back to his opponent, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, who has lived in the Granite State for 40 years.
More Proof Obamacare is Working: Uninsured Rate Drops
Posted on: Mar 10, 2014, Source: DailyKos
Every fraction of a percent that the uninsured rate drops is a political problem for Republicans and they know it.
Meet the Heartless Jerk Leading a Project to Eliminate Sick Leave
Posted on: Feb 8, 2013, Source: Daily Kos
Rick Berman, who is proud to be called "Dr. Evil," is going after paid leave.
Diane Ravitch Out at Brookings, Romney Advisor to Blame?
Posted on: Jun 18, 2012, Source: Daily Kos
Did a Mitt Romney adviser get education expert Diane Ravitch dumped by the Brookings Institution?
Shock Doctrine at the Post Office: How the GOP Manufactured a Crisis and Too Many Dems Went Along
Posted on: Apr 22, 2012, Source: Daily Kos
Hold one thought in your mind every time you read about the "crisis" the U.S. Postal Service is in: There is a crisis, but it's a manufactured one.
Rush Limbaugh is Wrong About Rising College Costs--But So Are Most Politicians
Posted on: Apr 9, 2012, Source: Daily Kos
Rising college tuitions and student loan debt are a part of the broader war on workers, not a consequence of misguided liberal policies.
Senate Republicans Want to Force the Unemployed to Work For Free
Posted on: Feb 12, 2012, Source: Daily Kos
Along with efforts to drug-test the unemployed and deny benefits to those without high school diplomas, Republicans now want to make "volunteer" work a requirement.
How Rich Executives Extract Concessions From Workers -- While Playing the Good Guy in Public
Posted on: Feb 6, 2012, Source: Daily Kos
That's what's on the rise: Management attempting to exercise control over their workers -- in a brutal display of power. Give in to us or lose your paycheck right now.
Obama NLRB Overturns Bush-era Decisions, Protects Union Rights, Allows Nursing Home Workers to Organize
Posted on: Aug 31, 2011, Source: Daily Kos
The National Labor Relations Board under Obama continues to quietly make decisions that support workers over big business.
Birthers Defend Conservative Candidate's Bizarre Comment About Obama's Birth; 6 Shocking Discoveries About the GOP Senate Candidate
Posted on: Jan 18, 2010, Source: AlterNet
We've learned a lot of scary stuff about Massachusetts Senate candidate Scott Brown in the past 10 days.
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