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Maddow Coins the Phrase “The Great Flabbergasting”

Rachel Maddow said we understand something better when it has a name. She decided to name the phenomena of whenever the Republicans propose something and then President Obama supports it, then the Republicans decide they are against the thing they … Continue reading

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Republicans Block the DISCLOSE Act that would create transparency in elections

Republicans yet again hold important legislation hostage by refusing to allow passage of The DISCLOSE Act which would require disclosure of sources of funding for political campaigns and campaign related ads. When asked why they refused to pass this sunlight bill, Republicans claim it would have created an advantage for Democrats? How is that? A majority of Americans on both sides of the aisle are less inclined to vote for a candidate when money for that candidate is screened from public view. Continue reading

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