Archive | October, 2011

October 26: News Roundup

The CBO confirms that the top 1% are getting richer at the expense of the rest of us, CBS reports. The numbers don’t add up in Rick Perry’s latest incarnation of the regressive “flat tax,” the Washington Post reports, earning the Perry plan three Pinocchio’s. Rick Perry’s “flat tax” is “incoherent,” the Economist says in […]

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Economists: Republicans’ So-Called Jobs Plan Would Actually Cost Jobs

Republican Senate Candidates Running Scared, Won’t Defend Job-Killing Republican Plan Senate Republicans rolled out a so-called “jobs plan” last week that would actually cost jobs. That’s right.  The Republican attempt to repackage the Tea Party agenda is drawing some ugly reviews from economists who have taken a look at their proposals. Just ask the experts. […]

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Iraq war over, US troops coming home, President Obama says

Speaking at the Whites House President Obama announced on Friday that the nine year war in Iraq was drawing to a close. “As Commander-in-Chief, ensuring the success of this strategy has been one of my highest national security priorities.  Last year, I announced the end to our combat mission in Iraq.  And to date, we’ve […]

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Attorney General King Keynotes Criminal Justice Summit

New Mexico Attorney General Gary King was keynote speaker at a national Criminal Justice Summit in Indianapolis, organized by Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller to give prosecutors, defense attorneys, judges and law enforcement a better understanding of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling concerning trial testimony by crime lab analysts; particularly regarding forensic tests for alcohol […]

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“These Jobs Are Worth Fighting For”

President Obama and Vice President Biden addressed first responders this week in North Carolina, Virginia, and Michigan and called on Americans to back the Administration’s job plan, which will keep the nation’s hardworking police and firefighters on the job. President Obama wrapped up the White House jobs tour today with a visit to Fire Station […]

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October 20: News Roundup

Crossed wires: Republican presidential candidates Mitt Romney and Rick Perry sought energy subsidies they now scorn, the Washington Post reports. Trouble in paradise: Mitt Romney calls Rick Perry “Too slow to win” in a hard-hitting video ad the Romney campaign posted then yanked from YouTube, TPM reports. There’s more at TPM, including the original video […]

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Did Mitt Forget?

During last night’s debate, Mitt Romney had trouble remembering his record on health care, home foreclosures, and immigration. But he never forgot what was most important: “I’m running for office, for pete’s sake.” Watch and share our web video recapping Romney’s disastrous debate performance in Las Vegas.

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Democratic National Committee Blasts Mitt Romney on Foreclosure Crisis Comments

After Mitt Romney said that we should let the foreclosure crisis “run its course and hit the bottom,” DNC communications director Brad Woodhouse issued the following statement: “Mitt Romney’s comment to the Las Vegas Review-Journal that we shouldn’t try and stop the foreclosure crisis but should let it ‘run its course and hit the bottom’ […]

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Dõna Ana County Democrats join in Commemorating the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Today the Democratic Party of Dõna Ana County, on the occasion of the dedication of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in the nation’s capital, joins millions of our fellow Americans in commemorating the life and legacy of Dr. King and the vision of the civil rights movement. “Many of the ugly pages of […]

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