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Voters Defeat Many GOP-Sponsored Measures

via Katharine Q. Seelye, The New York Times Voters turned a skeptical eye toward conservative-backed measures across the country Tuesday, rejecting an anti-labor law in Ohio, an anti-abortion measure in Mississippi and a tightening of voting rights in Maine. Even in Arizona, voters turned out of office the chief architect of that state’s controversial anti-immigration law. … Continue reading

Fresh Allegations Are ‘Tipping Point’ For Herman Cain, Iowa Conservatives Say

via Jennifer Jacobs, DesMoines Register Herman Cain’s candidacy has reached “a tipping point,” one Iowa conservative leader said today, as some Republicans here reacted with distaste to fresh allegations about inappropriate behavior – from a fourth accuser who isn’t anonymous. The Des Moines Register re-interviewed a dozen conservative Iowans who participated in the Iowa Poll … Continue reading

Michele Bachmann Denies Entire New Hampshire Team Resigned Because Of Iowa Focus

via Mail Online Michele Bachmann has admitted that two of our staff members have quit, but still denies that her entire team in New Hampshire has resigned en masse. The Minnesota congresswoman yesterday denied that any of her staff had left because of dissatisfaction with her focus on Iowa. But today admitted that at least two have … Continue reading

Occupy EVERY Street

Don’t Quit, 99%.  Get Louder. Occupy Every Street. United States Alabama Occupy Auburn Occupy Birmingham Occupy Huntsville Occupy Mobile Occupy Tuscaloosa Alaska Occupy Alaska Occupy Anchorage Arizona Occupy Arizona Occupy Flagstaff Occupy Phoenix Occupy Prescott Occupy Sedona Occupy Tempe Occupy Tucson Occupy Yuma Arkansas Occupy Arkansas Occupy Fayetteville Occupy Little Rock California Occupy Arcata Occupy … Continue reading

Study: New Voting Restrictions May Affect More Than Five Million

New voting laws could make it significantly harder for more than five million eligible voters to cast ballots in 2012, according to the first comprehensive study of the laws’ impact. Widespread voting cutbacks could have a significant electoral impact in next year’s hard-fought races, the study concludes. Minorities, poor and young voters will likely be … Continue reading

Florida Sets Presidential Primary For Jan. 31, 2012

Florida will hold its presidential primary on Jan. 31, a decision that is expected to prompt other states to move up their primary and caucus dates. A special committee made the decision Friday, thwarting efforts by national GOP leaders to push back the nominating process. Officials in Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada and South Carolina have … Continue reading

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