Happy Anniversary Rand Paul!

Today marks five years to the day since Rand Paul sat down with the Courier-Journal in Louisville to make clear where he stood on the issues.  To mark the anniversary of the interview, in which Rand Paul first made national headlines for some of his more extreme positions, DNC spokesperson Michael Tyler issued the following statement: “Not much has changed in the…

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6 Things You Need to Know About Rand Paul — In His Own Words

“Tomorrow Rand Paul plans to officially enter the 2016 presidential race vowing to be a ‘new type of Republican.’  Unfortunately for Paul, it doesn’t matter how many times he tries to reinvent himself. His policies are entirely outside the mainstream, his plans are bad for the middle class, and he would weaken the United States and our allies.  Whether it’s his skepticism over the…

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Secretary of State John Kerry Slams GOP’s ‘Unprecedented,’ ‘Unthought Out’ Iran Letter

On CBS Face the Nation this morning, Secretary of State John Kerry addressed the Senate Republican’s reckless letter on Iran. Kerry noted Republicans’ “unprecedented” “incorrect” “unthought out action”. TRANSCRIPT: 1:40: “I’m not going to apologize for an unconstitutional, unthought out action by someone who’s been in the United States Senate for 60-some days.” Some additional highlights: “This letter was absolutely…

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New DNC Video – Rick Perry: Courage

Rick Perry will be campaigning in South Carolina today, and while he’s there we expect he will continue trying to spin two felony charges as a positive. So here at the DNC we thought we’d help him out by making an indictment ad for him.  Unfortunately for Perry, it seems the only thing the Governor really has going for him…

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Shot/Chaser: Ben Carson’s 2016 Momentum

SHOT: WaPo Headline: Ben Carson: Obamacare worst thing ‘since slavery’ SHOT: Washington Times Headline: Ben Carson: America’s now ‘very much like Nazi Germany’ CHASER: Des Moines Register Headline: “Ben Carson wins Polk County GOP presidential straw poll”  

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DNC Response to Perry Press Conference

Below please find a response from DNC Communications Director Mo Elleithee to Governor Rick Perry’s press conference earlier:    For a guy who prides himself on being Mr. Law & Order, he seems to have little respect for the rule of law.  This isn’t a partisan witch hunt.  It’s our legal process.  An independent and non-partisan special prosecutor was tapped by…

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2014: A Contrast of Priorities

As the GOP-led House Rules Committees meets today to move forward with their latest partisan ploy – a sham lawsuit against the President, the DNC released a new web video, “2014: A Contrast in Priorities” highlighting the two party’s vastly different priorities for the country. While Republicans are focused on issues that will do nothing but rally their extreme base,…

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