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Feb 14 2019

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SHOT/CHASER: Chip Roy Falsely Proclaims the GOP Tax Scam “Is Paying for Itself”

Spoiler: it’s not   SHOT: This morning, Congressman Chip Roy defended the GOP tax law that gave billions to big corporations and the wealthy while raising taxes on the middle-class, increasing healthcare premiums, and costing middle-class Texas homeowners thousands of dollars: “So, CBO did a study last spring which showed that the tax cuts that […]

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Feb 14 2019

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ICYMI: After DCCC Targets Six Seats In Texas, Vulnerable Republican Incumbents Are Running Scared

“The 2018 cycle scared many Republicans, who lost two congressional seats, and offered the first real evidence that the state might move from red to purple”   After Democrats racked up record gains in Texas last cycle, a report from the Star-Telegram today finds that Republicans in the state are “concerned,” “worried,” and “fearful.” Now […]

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Feb 13 2019

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Republicans’ Bad Faith Anti-Semitism Argument Laid Bare

After weeks of press releases piling up in reporters’ inboxes about how Republicans stand firm against anti-Semitism, the party of Steve King, Kevin McCarthy, and President Donald “very fine people on both sides” Trump finally showed their grandstanding was nothing but… well grandstanding. Today Democrats joined Republicans in passing a Motion to Recommit (a very […]

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Feb 13 2019

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Republicans in Disarray: The McCarthy Misstep

Just hours after the Washington Post reported on recordings of Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Wilderness) taking aim at the Freedom Caucus and blaming them for his party’s historic defeat in the 2018 midterm elections, conservatives across the country are speaking out and demanding McCarthy continue Republicans’ toxic quest to undermine protections with people with pre-existing […]

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Feb 12 2019

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Texas Homeowners Lose Thousands Due to GOP Tax Scam

Do Congressmen Mike McCaul, Chip Roy, Pete Olson, Will Hurd, Kenny Marchant, and John Carter regret support for raising taxes on hardworking Texans?   Today, KXAN in Austin reported that Texas homeowners are set to lose thousands of dollars this tax season thanks to the Republican Tax Scam supported by Congressmen Mike McCaul, Chip Roy, […]

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Feb 11 2019

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DCCC Announces Rep. Dan Kildee as Heartland Engagement Chair

Kildee to focus on engaging rural and working families   Today, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee announced that Rep. Dan Kildee will serve as the Heartland Engagement Chair for the 2020 campaign cycle. Kildee, who represents rural and working-class communities like Bay City, Saginaw and Flint, Michigan in Congress, takes over in that role from […]

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Feb 7 2019

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UPDATE: DCCC Statement on another early Republican retirement

Today it’s Rep. Woodall, who’s next? In response to Congressman Rob Woodall’s retirement announcement less than two months into the 116th Congress, DCCC spokesperson Cole Leiter released the following statement: “Just days after the DCCC named Congressman Woodall as a top target on its 2020 battlefield, Woodall threw in the towel rather than attempt to […]

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Feb 7 2019

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DCCC Chairwoman Cheri Bustos Announces Frontline Program for 2020 Cycle

After announcing they’re going on offense in 33 GOP Districts, DCCC prepares aggressive effort to firewall the new Democratic Majority, elevating 44 Members Today, Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chairwoman Cheri Bustos announced 44 Democratic Members of Congress have been elevated to participate in an aggressive Frontline program. The DCCC’s Frontline Program is designed to provide Democratic […]

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Feb 5 2019

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RETIREMENT WATCH: GOP Insiders Try to Push Out Rob Woodall after Weak Campaign and Abysmal Fundraising Report

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Republican insiders in Georgia are pressuring Congressman Rob Woodall to “consider his options” after he barely eked out a 433 vote victory in November and posted a deeply unimpressive $8,000(!) raised in his most recent fundraising report. “After Congressman Woodall’s near-loss last year, it looks like even the party bosses […]

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Feb 5 2019

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Katko Doubles Down on Support for Tax Scam Bill Bill Raises Taxes for New Yorkers by $4 Billion

In an online interview yesterday with the Auburn Citizen, Congressman John Katko reiterated his support for the Republican tax scam bill passed last year that provided huge giveaways to corporations and the wealthiest Americans while raising property taxes and healthcare premiums for the middle-class. In the interview, Katko stated that “I think the long-term effects […]

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