Tag Archives: Democrats

Today Is Hillary Clinton’s 67th Birthday

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SAN DIEGO: New Poll Shows Carl DeMaio And Rep. Scott Peters In Dead Heat

Via the San Diego Fox affliliate: The race for a San Diego-area congressional seat held by Rep. Scott Peters, D-San Diego, is a dead heat, according to results of a poll released Tuesday. The survey conducted on behalf of 10News and U-T San Diego found former Councilman Carl DeMaio — a Republican — with a 46-45 lead over the incumbent …

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Phyllis Schlafly: Early Voting Must Be Stopped Because It Helps Democrats

“Democrats promote early voting for the same reason they oppose voter ID: because they view early voting as helping their side. In the absurdly long 35-day period of early voting in Ohio in 2012, Democrats racked up perhaps a million-vote advantage over Republicans before Election Day was ever reached. Republicans have been slow to realize how early voting helps the …

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From The National Democratic Party

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NORTH CAROLINA: Sen. Kay Hagan Tied With Thom Tillis In New Senate Poll

Via the Greensboro News & Record: Incumbent U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan and House Speaker Thom Tillis continue to be in a close race among likely North Carolina voters, according to the latest High Point University Poll released Monday. About 40.4 percent of likely voters polled said they would vote for Republican Tillis if the vote were today. Democrat Hagan took …

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Tweet Of The Day – The Democratic Party

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Senate Polling Map Tightens Up

With the election just four weeks from tomorrow, the Senate polling map is tightening up slightly. The current U.S. Senate has 53 Democrats and 45 Republicans. There are two independents who caucus with the Democrats, effectively giving them control of 55 seats. The 2014 Senate elections will take place on November 4, 2014. There are 36 races, of which 33 …

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Jimmy Carter Turns 90

Happy 90th Birthday, President Carter! Michelle and I send our best wishes to you and Rosalynn. -bo pic.twitter.com/Du99I0S524 — The White House (@WhiteHouse) October 1, 2014 Last night President Obama congratulated former President Jimmy Carter on his 90th birthday. Carter is the sixth US president to become a nonagenarian. The others: George H.W. Bush, Ronald Reagan, Gerald Ford, Herbert Hoover, …

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PENNSYLVANIA: State Sen. Jim Ferlo Comes Out During Hate Crimes Bill Rally

[email protected]: “I’m gay and that’s ok.” Thanks for standing up for us! #LGBT #ComingOut #HBG #PAEquality http://t.co/68Fr1P0cJ9 — EqualityPennsylvania (@EqualityPA) September 23, 2014 Pennsylvania state Sen. Jim Ferlo came out today during the hate crimes bill rally held at the capitol building in Harrisburg. “The focus of the press conference was the horrendous act of hate against a gay couple …

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PENNSYLVANIA: Gov. Tom Corbett Condemns Gay Bashing, Dodges On Pending Hate Crimes Bill

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett yesterday finally issued a condemnation of the brutal mob gay-bashing in Philadelphia that has gotten national headlines for two weeks, but his office refused to say whether Corbett supports the renewed push for a statewide hate crimes law. Tony Meverick reports at Buzzfeed: “In the wake of the crime in Philadelphia, the governor condemns the attack …

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PHILADELPHIA: Activists To Rally For Passage Of Hate Crimes Bill

Via Philadelphia Daily News: More than a week later, the story of two gay men savagely beaten in Center City continues to spread. Yesterday, as police sources said detectives were nearing the end of their investigation, word reached Harrisburg, where state legislators are calling their colleagues to action. “The gay guy in me and the Philly guy in me are …

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PENNSYLVANIA: Gubernatorial Candidate Tom Wolf Endorses Hate Crimes Bill

“The recent vicious attack perpetrated on two men in Philadelphia is incomprehensible and those responsible should be severely punished. We, as a society and a community, cannot stand for these assaults on our individual freedoms. No one, no matter their race, gender, or sexual orientation, should ever have to live in fear of walking down the street. William Penn founded …

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Senate Approves Arming Syrian Rebels

Via the Associated Press: In the heat of an election campaign, Congress cleared the way for the U.S. military to train and equip Syrian rebels for a war against Islamic State militants Thursday night, reluctant ratification of a new strategy that President Barack Obama outlined scarcely a week ago. The 78-22 Senate vote sent Obama legislation that also provides funding …

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Dems To Advertisers: Drop Rush Limbaugh

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has launched a campaign calling on advertisers to drop Rush Limbaugh.  Via Politico: Today’s blast email from DCCC Chairman Steve Israel asks supporters to sign a petition calling on Limbaugh’s sponsors to pull their advertising from his program. The effort comes after Limbaugh protested an Ohio State policy instructing students to get verbal consent before …

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Hillary Clinton Stumps In Iowa: I’m Back!

CNN reports: Hillary Clinton told reporters Sunday that the purpose of her return to Iowa for the first time in over six years was “to support candidates.” But 2016’s presidential politics were everywhere on a sun-soaked field in Indianola, Iowa. Clinton captured the sentiment best herself with a joke from the stage of the 37th and final Harkin Steak Fry: …

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Hillary: I’ll Decide By First Of Year

In Mexico, Hillary Clinton says she has a “unique vantage point” on the Presidency and will make 2016 decision by “first of the year.” — Dan Merica (@danmericaCNN) September 5, 2014

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New York City Councilman Fernando Cabrera Praises Uganda’s Anti-Gay Laws

Andres Duque writes at YouTube: In a 30 minute video posted on January of 2014 New York City pastor and Councilmember Fernando Cabrera addressed viewers from Uganda and praised their draconian anti-gay laws for lowering HIV transmission. He also said the United States should have an “department of ethics” such as the one that launched the extreme attacks against the …

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Quote Of The Day – Charlie Crist

“Dear Governor Scott: Four years ago, a district court of appeals ruled Florida’s ban on gay and lesbian adoption unconstitutional. When the ruling came down, I believed it was my job as Governor to exercise the authority vested in me by the people and our Constitution. The day the judge ruled, I declared Florida’s adoption ban over. Gay and lesbian …

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New From House Candidate Sean Eldridge

A former Freedom To Marry staffer, Eldridge is the husband of Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes. He faces two-term Rep. Chris Gibson (R-NY), whose first act after being elected was to vote for the repeal of Obamacare. Eldridge is challenging the result of a recent poll which shows him trailing badly. “I think people are frustrated with this Congress,” Eldridge said. …

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From The GOP: Senate Democrats Are Pretending That They Aren’t Democrats

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