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CLOWN SHOW: Kevin McCarthy’s House Agenda Rollout

In a tellingly comical series of events, House Republicans’ rollout of their extreme agenda has been like an episode straight out of Veep. First, McCarthy made the agenda website public early, before taking it down and password protecting it after it was reported on. HuffPost: “House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy (Calif.) was supposed to announce […]

IN THE STATES: Dems Launch National Voter Registration Day Campaign

In the states this week, the Democratic National Committee announced a new six-figure ad campaign on National Voter Registration Day encouraging eligible young voters on college campuses across the country to register to vote at IWILLVOTE.com.   Roll Call: DNC registration effort targets college students ‘where they are’ In Colorado: Colorado Politics: National Democrats target young Coloradans in voter […]

We Told You: Republicans Want to Raise Prescription Drug Prices

Not content with voting against lowering insulin costs and prescription drug prices, Republicans want to force people to pay more for lifesaving prescription drugs. You don’t need to take our word for it. Listen to what they have to say: House Republicans’ plan includes a section indicating they would increase prescription drug prices for seniors on Medicare.  […]

TOMORROW: DNC Pilots Aerial Banners Ahead of UMich, Michigan State Games, Taking Voter Registration Efforts to New Heights

DNC to fly aerial banners around University of Michigan and Michigan State stadiums ahead of football games this weekend Tomorrow, on the heels of National Voter Registration Day, the DNC will fly banners encouraging Michiganders to register to vote around Michigan Stadium ahead of University of Michigan’s football game against Maryland, and Spartan Stadium ahead […]

TOMORROW: DNC Pilots Aerial Banners Ahead of Penn State, Pitt Games, Taking Voter Registration Efforts to New Heights

DNC to fly aerial banners around Penn State University and University of Pittsburgh stadiums ahead of football games this weekend Tomorrow, on the heels of National Voter Registration Day, the DNC will fly banners encouraging Pennsylvanians to register to vote around Beaver Stadium ahead of Penn State’s football game against Central Michigan, and Acrisure Stadium […]

FACT CHECK: New DeVos TV Ad Buy Tries to Prop Up Tudor Dixon’s Wrong-for-Michigan Agenda

Following reports that Betsy DeVos and her entire family are expected to spend upwards of “30 million” to prop up Dixon’s campaign, the special interest PAC they’ve directed the most funds to is out with another ad trying to distract from Dixon’s wrong-for-Michigan agenda. To date, outside groups and opponents have already spent more than […]

GOP AG candidate Matt DePerno running from his record, ducking questions about illegal voter machine tampering scheme

GOP AG candidate Matt DePerno running from his record, ducking questions about illegal voter machine tampering scheme

DePerno becomes national poster child for ludicrous conspiracy theories LANSING – “This guy, smiling for the pictures, is running to be the top law enforcement official in the state of Michigan, so why is he also running from us?” That’s a question from a CNN reporter trying to get Republican Attorney General candidate Matt DePerno to answer questions […]

LOCAL COVERAGE: Millions to See Student Loan Relief Thanks to Biden

This week, working and middle-class families across the country are reading about how President Biden’s targeted student loan relief plan will help tens of millions of borrowers.  Here’s a look at what local news is saying about President Biden delivering on his campaign promise:  In Alabama: AL.com: 588,000 eligible for student debt relief in Alabama, White House […]

We Got Our Hands on the New Republican Agenda

We Got Our Hands on the New Republican Agenda

Oops. Kevin McCarthy accidentally released the Republican agenda a couple days early, then immediately password-locked the website — but not before we got some screenshots.  What is McCarthy trying to hide from the American people? Buried in the “government accountability” section of the website is confirmation that Republicans plan to push for a national abortion ban. […]