This Week on the Campaign Trail

Overview The contrast between Democrats and Republicans gets clearer every day. While the Republican debate last Saturday was another train wreck, our debate last night in Wisconsin was serious and substantive, and reinforced what Americans are seeing more and more across the country: we must elect a Democrat as our 45th president to keep America moving forward. At every Democratic…

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John Kasich is no moderate — just ask the women of Ohio

As we head into the next phase of the presidential campaign, John Kasich is now running to the extreme right to prove that he has the conservative credentials to win the Republican nomination. Unfortunately, thousands of women in Ohio are going to pay the price. Tomorrow, Kasich plans to sign a bill in Ohio that will strip government funding from…

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Fool me once….

DNC Press Secretary Mark Paustenbach released the following statement on news that former President George W. Bush will reemerge this weekend to hit the campaign trail on behalf of his brother: “Universally recognized foreign policy disasters, massive and irresponsible tax cuts, exploding deficits and the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression. Rarely is the question asked: is Republicans learning?…

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Panic! at the Rubio (Campaign)

It started last Thursday when Rick Santorum went on television and couldn’t name a single accomplishment of Rubio’s. It sent the campaign into panic mode. Two days later, confronted with his lack of accomplishments in the Republican debate, Rubio panicked and short-circuited, robotically pivoting to the same tired talking point. And when a Granite Stater poignantly asked Rubio “why do…

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Pick Your Poison, GOP

Last night was a disaster for the Republican Party, and wasn’t an accident. For years, the Republican Party failed to stand up to the most extreme voices within their party, and instead promoted divisive dog-whistle attacks designed to drive us apart. We saw the result on stage last night with the coronation of Donald Trump. Put best by the Huffington…

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Rubiobot Malfunctions When Confronted by LGBT Voter

It looks as though Rubiobot’s algorithm has encountered another glitch. The Rubiobot ran out of talking points when he encountered a voter who disagreed with his extreme position on marriage equality. Apparently, GOP officials haven’t corrected this glitch, which caused problems for the old model – the RomneyBot – in 2012. Key Point: Mr. Rubio decided to conclude their conversation….

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Tea Party Primary: Cruz vs Rubio vs Everyone Else

With Ted Cruz speaking today to a Tea Party group in New Hampshire, it’s good reminder of how far the Republican Party has been pushed to the right and become a captive of the Tea Party movement. When former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor was unseated by Tea Party favorite Dave Bratt, Congressman Peter King expressed his fear that the…

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Rubio’s Day After Spin: These Things Obama Has Done to America Are Not Accidents

The day after Marco Rubio’s lackluster debate performance, he is still repeating his rehearsed signature line, that the “things Obama has done to America are not an accident.” On ABC’s This Week, Rubio defended his claim and pledged to continue to use this line throughout the course of his campaign. Here’s a short, but impressive list for Rubio of things…

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GOP Debate Recap

Wow, what a mess. Tonight’s debate kicked off with a confused pile-up, and quickly turned into a total train wreck. Relive the magic of the GOP’s awkward candidate introductions and entrances here: The highlight of the night was absentee Governor Chris Christie debating absentee Senator Marco Rubio. We saw what happens when Marco Rubio gets called out for his lack of accomplishments – YIKES….

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