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CONGRESS WATCH Pelosi on Republican Continuing Resolution: Speaker Boehner Has Surrendered to the Tea Party, democraticleader.gov Pelosi Statement on Passage of the House Republican Continuing Resolution, democraticleader.gov Transcript of Pelosi, House Democrats Press Conference Calling for Vote on Clean Debt … Continue reading

The GOP and voter anger


By Mike MalesPresident Barack Obama’s lackluster, let’s-work-together performance in Wednesday (Oct 3) night’s presidential debate stoked the fears of his liberal backers that Democrats simply won’t fight for them the way Republicans relentlessly battle for their wealthier, aging, corporate constituents.

This campaign showcases the GOP’s ability to feed the anger of a large chunk of aging white Americans whose presumption of “exceptionalism” in citizenship and nationality is now being challenged by claims of equality for younger, multiracial, immigrant and “non-traditional” Americans – as represented by Obama himself. more> http://tinyurl.com/95pgwgu

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CONGRESS WATCH The Path to Prosperity Budget: Your Country. Your Future. Your Choice., YouTube [VIDEO 3:23] The GOP Budget and America’s Future, Paul Ryan, Wall Street Journal/US Congress

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CONGRESS WATCH 3.6.2012 Stivers introduces the HIRE at Home Act, YouTube [VIDEO 0:40] Stivers Introduces Veterans Jobs Legislation, US Congress Stivers Jobs Initiative Passes the House, US Congress Stivers Announces Military Service Academy Nominees, US Congress Related articles updates from … Continue reading

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CONGRESS WATCH Senate Democratic Women Call on Boehner to Abandon Pledge to Continue Contraception Fight, US Senate

Republicans fear rough primary could cost them the House and the Senate


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By Josh Lederman and Cameron Joseph – Republicans are worried the long, drawn-out presidential primary could cost them the House and the Senate.

For months, Republicans had been bullish about their prospects for widening their margin in the House and picking off Democratic senators. But some are now questioning whether they could be done in if Mitt Romney limps out of the primary a severely weakened nominee.

“You almost have a reliving of the Civil War going on in the Republican Party right now,” said Craig Smith, a speechwriter in the Ford and first Bush administrations. more> http://tinyurl.com/89b25lq

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CONGRESS WATCH Speaker Boehner Joins GOP Leaders in Unveiling Bipartisan JOBS Act, US Congress Boehner Column: Soaring Gas Prices Prove It’s Time for an “All of the Above” Strategy on American Energy, US Congress Blog, US Congress Speaker Boehner: We … Continue reading