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Oct 24 2014

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Flashback: Reliable Republican Bob Dold’s Profile in Courage: “I Don’t Know” on Minimum Wage

Former Congressman Bob Dold still can’t escape his record of serving as a reliable Republican vote for policies that reward the special interests and the ultra-wealthy at the expense of middle class families. In yet another candidate forum, Bob Dold struggled to defend his record on the minimum wage.   Dold still hasn’t recovered from […]

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Oct 24 2014

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DCCC Statement on Will Hurd’s Republican National Radio Address

In response to the announcement that Will Hurd has been hand-picked by Washington politicians to deliver the Republican national radio address, DCCC spokesman David Bergstein issued the following statement: “When Will Hurd isn’t regurgitating the talking points of his dysfunctional Washington backers, he’s pushing a dangerous plan that indiscriminately slashes vital services for veterans, cuts […]

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Oct 24 2014

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Speaker Boehner and Iowa Republicans Shared Agenda: Privatizing Social Security

House Speaker John Boehner, who is presiding over the least effective and most dysfunctional Congress ever, is trying to ride to the rescue of Iowa’s struggling Republicans on Sunday and Monday, according to The Hill.   Here’s a recap of who he’s coming to bail out: Washington insider David Young enters the final stretch with […]

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Oct 24 2014

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Springfield Insider Mike Bost’s Latest Mistake Shows He Does Not Understand Middle Class Families

When it comes to critical issues like national security and keeping good jobs, Springfield Insider Mike Bost can’t get his facts right. When he tried – and failed – to relate to hardworking families this week, Bost claimed that he is concerned about steel imports from North Korea. Only problem? We don’t import steel from […]

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Oct 24 2014

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On Talk Line, Alex ‘Maryland’ Mooney Lies and Looks Out For Himself

On today’s Talk Line With Hoppy Kercheval, Alex “Maryland” Mooney showed once against that’s he’s a carpet-bagging, career politician who will say anything to help himself – even if it means lying about his positions on the issues that matter to West Virginians. From wanting to privatize Social Security and forcing seniors to gamble their […]

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Oct 24 2014

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DCCC Launches Two News Ads in AZ-02: ‘Cuts’ and ‘Idle,’ Showing How Martha McSally’s Agenda Would Hurt Southern Arizona Middle Class Families

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee today released two new television ads in Arizona’s 2nd Congressional District: “Cuts” and “Idle.” Both ads will begin running today and show how McSally would hurt middle class families. The spots zero in on Martha McSally’s reckless agenda: opposing efforts to make college more affordable, ending the federal student loan […]

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Oct 24 2014

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QUICK CLIP: Chairman Israel: Our Grassroots Help Us Go Toe-to-Toe in Tough Environment

This morning on MSNBC’s Morning Joe, Chairman Steve Israel highlighted how the DCCC’s grassroots supporters are helping to keep races competitive in a tough midterm environment. Chairman Israel said: “Last night Sheldon Adelson wrote a $5 million check to John Boehner’s super PAC. It’s tough to counter that. You know how we do it? We […]

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Oct 23 2014

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WV-02: The Driving Ambition Behind Alex “Maryland” Mooney Is His Own “Driving Ambition”

For those getting up to speed on West Virginia’s Second Congressional District, here’s what you need to know about Alex “Maryland” Mooney: he’s a carpet-bagging, career politician despised by members of his own party, whose hometown paper wrote that the driving ambition behind his congressional race is his own “driving ambition.” In fact, the conservative […]

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Oct 23 2014

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Even More Fallout After Congressman Terry Stands by ‘Nastiest Campaign Ad of the Year’

The fallout continues for Congressman Lee Terry and his Washington Republican allies, as Congressman Terry continues to stand by the ugly, fear-mongering ad that even other Republicans are decrying as “exactly the opposite” of what the campaign should be doing. “Congressman Terry’s willingness to stand by and defend the most notorious campaign ad in decades […]

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Oct 23 2014

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ANOTHER Video: Congressman Southerland: “I will not vote on a bill that I do not read”

After news broke that Congressman Steve Southerland didn’t read the Violence Against Women Act before he voted against it, we shared this video of Congressman Southerland saying “People sent me there to read bills. People sent me there to study the issues.” Now, here’s another video exposing more of Congressman Southerland’s hypocrisy, in which he […]

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