Archive | August, 2012

What Mitt Romney Didn’t Say

When you learn about Romney’s plan, you know why he doesn’t have much to say. Mitt Romney capped off the Republican National Convention last night with his big speech, and the reviews are in: “We heard precious little about Mitt Romney’s plans for the country. By my count, Barack Obama’s 2008 convention speech spent 768 […]

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Mitt Romney’s “Unshakeable” Record

Mitt Romney is hoping that his acceptance speech last night will give him a convention reinvention, where he can clear away his past record like someone shaking an Etch-A-Sketch. But there are some things you just can’t shake—like his business record, his Massachusetts record, his offshore funds, and what the Romney-Ryan budget does to Medicare. […]

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Salute the Troops: Two Years After the End of Combat Missions in Iraq

On August 31st, 2010, President Obama addressed the nation from the Oval Office. “So tonight,” he said, “I am announcing that the American combat mission in Iraq has ended.” To mark the historic moment, the President and First Lady joined administration officials and thousands of people from across the country to offer their support and appreciation for our veterans, troops, and […]

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Mitt Romney Relied on a Federal Bailout to save Bain & Company

A new report from Rolling Stone reveals how the “legend” Mitt Romney has created about his private sector experience is “basically a lie.” According to newly uncovered documents obtained by the magazine, Romney returned to Bain & Company as it was on the brink of bankruptcy and used the threat of doling out millions of […]

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Paul Ryan: Wrong for the Middle Class

Paul Ryan’s speech at the Republican National Convention in Tampa was full of wrong and misleading statements. If you’ve seen any coverage of it, you know that the consensus among journalists and independent observers is that it was factually challenged. As the National Journal stated, “Paul Ryan is long on style, shorter on facts.” He lied […]

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The GOP’s Extreme Platform

The GOP has adopted an extreme platform that is incredibly out of touch. Take a look at just ten of the policies Republicans hope to enact under a Romney presidency: Ban all abortions, with no exception for victims of rape and incest “We support a human life amendment to the Constitution and endorse legislation to […]

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News Roundup: Lies, Damn Lies, and Romney-Ryan Edition

Ryan misleads on Janesville GM Plant Closing. Read more at the Washington Post. The Detroit Press debunks Ryan’s claim on the GM Plant. There’s more at the Detroit Press. The Ryan Budget keeps the same $716 Billion in Medicare savings that Ryan now falsely calls “Medicare cuts.” There’s more at the Washington Post. The six […]

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Mitt Romney’s GOP Convention Reset: Not Going As Planned

Mitt Romney’s Republican National Convention reset isn’t going according to plan. Rick Perry refused to rule out a 2016 presidential run and Chris Christie launched his own 2016 campaign—talking more about himself than Mitt Romney. And as Ron Paul shared when asked if he would throw his support behind Romney and Ryan, “…I haven’t made up […]

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Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan Would Take Us Back—We Can’t Afford That

Mitt Romney has chosen Paul Ryan to be his vice presidential candidate. Mr. Ryan is new to the national scene, with out-of-step views from a bygone era. He’s known as the author of the extreme GOP budget; one that many say hurts the middle class, turns Medicare into a voucher system and cuts Pell Grants […]

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First Lady Michelle Obama: Visit

First Lady Michelle Obama encourages you to visit for all the information you need to make your voice heard on election day. Watch and share today’s video.

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