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Republican Leaders Have No Problem Throwing Economy in Turmoil

Republican Leaders Have No Problem Throwing Economy in Turmoil

Republican Senate leaders have once again put their hypocrisy on full display as we approach the debt ceiling deadline and are making clear they are willing to force the country to default on its debt for purely political purposes. Based on their commentary, you would bet Senate Republicans have always been consistent on the debt […]

DNC, DCCC, and DGA Chairs Hold Joint Press Call On Republicans’ Extremism & Democrats’ Path to Victory in 2022

DNC Chair Harrison: “Democrats Deliver. Republicans Obstruct, They Divide, and They Deceive the American People.” Today, DNC Chair Jaime Harrison, DCCC Chair Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, and DGA Chair Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham held a joint press call to discuss how Democrats will protect incumbents and beat and replace extremist Republicans in the midterm elections. […]

ICYMI: Reuters: Biden’s child tax credit pays big in Republican states, popular with voters

ICYMI: Reuters: Biden’s child tax credit pays big in Republican states, popular with voters

**ICYMI** Key Point: “The top 10 states by average monthly child tax credit payments in August – all from the West and Midwest – were: Utah, Idaho, South Dakota, Alaska, Nebraska, Wyoming, North Dakota, Iowa, Kansas and Montana, with monthly payments ranging from $515 to $456 in August. All voted last year for Trump over Biden […]

YIKES: RNC Takes A Big L in California

YIKES: RNC Takes A Big L in California

Last night, voters overwhelmingly rejected Republicans’ attempt to recall California Governor Gavin Newsom. Californians sent a clear message to the Republican Party that downplaying COVID, Trumpism and peddling conspiracy theories is not the winning strategy Republicans think it is.  Just a couple months ago national Republicans were braying about their chances in California, pouring money […]

RNC Chairwoman Backs Anti-Vaxxer, Pro-Insurrection Ron Johnson: ‘I’m a Big Fan of Ron. He’s a Friend of Mine.’

RNC Chairwoman Backs Anti-Vaxxer, Pro-Insurrection Ron Johnson: ‘I’m a Big Fan of Ron. He’s a Friend of Mine.’

Yesterday, Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel spoke at a Wisconsin office opening where she proclaimed her support for Senator Ron Johnson stating: “I’m a big fan of Ron. He’s a friend of mine.” Our question for the RNC is what is their chairwoman a big fan of? Is it Ron Johnson’s commitment to spreading […]

FACT CHECK: James Craig Repeatedly Lies to Reporters, Attacks Law Enforcement to Distract from Failed Campaign Reboot

LANSING — After an abysmal campaign reboot yesterday, James Craig stooped to a new low as he tried to distract from his disastrous day. After continuing to dodge basic questions about the integrity of the 2020 election and saying that infrastructure was not one of his priorities, Craig resorted to a baseless attack on Governor […]

Tuesday Readout: James Craig’s Low Down, No Good, Very Bad Reboot

LANSING — As Gongwer’s Zach Gorchow aptly pointed out yesterday morning, “there’s a new contender for the crown” of “messiest gubernatorial campaign announcement event.” It’s fitting that the crown goes to none other than Republican James Craig, the candidate MIGOP insiders are determined to coronate in this crowded and divisive primary for governor.  All the […]

DNC Statement on Failed Republican Recall in California

Today, California voters overwhelmingly rejected the Republican attempt to recall Governor Gavin Newsom and approved of his strong leadership. In response, DNC Chair Jaime Harrison released the following statement: “Once again, voters rejected the Republican Party’s denial of the pandemic sweeping our country and their subsequent refusal to address it, rejected Republicans’ disproved conspiracy theories […]

Scranton vs. Park Ave Part 2: Are Republicans Really Going to Oppose Tax Cuts for Hard Working Americans?

Scranton vs. Park Ave Part 2: Are Republicans Really Going to Oppose Tax Cuts for Hard Working Americans?

A new report from the Joint Committee on Taxation confirms that House Democrats’ tax plan would, on average, cut taxes for people earning under $200,000 a year. Are Republicans really prepared to go to the mat against a tax cut for the American people after they easily passed trillions of dollars of tax cuts for […]

HAPPY BIRTHDAY GOVERNOR: Ron DeSantis Celebrates With Anti-Vaxxers

HAPPY BIRTHDAY GOVERNOR: Ron DeSantis Celebrates With Anti-Vaxxers

As Ron DeSantis celebrates another trip around the sun, thanks in part to the COVID-19 vaccine he quietly received this spring, he is spending his birthday week undermining vaccines and complicity standing by as anti-vaxxers spew dangerous lies. DeSantis’ commitment to playing politics continues to threaten the lives of MORE Floridians as the child COVID death rate […]