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State Legislatures, Miscellaneous

“In Their Own Words” AZ Legislators on Reproductive Rights

American Bridge 21st Century released a second “In Their Own Words” blog to remind voters of the extreme anti-choice views of Republican candidates running for Arizona Legislature. To read the first “In Their Own Words” on the Arizona GOP’s opposition to gun safety laws, click here.  Rep. Walt Blackman, LD-6:  […]

State Legislatures, Miscellaneous

“In Their Own Words” FL Legislators on Reproductive Rights

American Bridge 21st Century has launched a new “In Their Own Words” series to remind voters of the extreme anti-choice views of Republican candidates running for Florida Legislature. Jackie Toledo, HD-60: MODERATOR: “Do you support a bill that bans abortions after a heartbeat is detected?” TOLEDO: “Yes.” (5/19/19, LINK)  MODERATOR: […]

Senate, Miscellaneous

1 Year Ago: Ernst Calls to Cut Social Security “Behind Closed Doors”

Watch Ernst’s infamous comments here One year ago today, Joni Ernst made her now infamous announcement that she wanted to cut Social Security “behind closed doors” to avoid media scrutiny. The comments, first reported by Iowa Starting Line, set off a media firestorm and highlighted how high the stakes were for Iowa seniors in […]

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ICYMI: Daily Beast: RNC Speaker Boosts QAnon Conspiracy Theory About Jewish Plot to Enslave the World

“There’s no place for Mary Ann Mendoza’s anti-Semitic views. Sadly, under Donald Trump’s watch, anti-Semitism is on the rise and is now in the front and center at the Republican National Convention. This speaks volumes about the radicalization of the Republican Party under Donald Trump and where our country is […]