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GOP Field On Climate Change: I Don't Understand The Problem And I Won't Respond To It

If you’re a Republican running for president, you’re more likely than not a climate change-denier. And if you do recognize the scientific consensus that climate change does exist, you certainly don’t think anything should be done to stop it. The New Republic describes Marco Rubio, who certainly doesn’t think climate change is […]

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GOP Frontrunners Compare Refugees To Dogs, Call For National Registry Of American Muslims

Consensus front-runner for the GOP presidential nomination Donald Trump’s ready to look “very closely” at forcing American Muslims to register in a national database and carry faith-based identification cards. When asked by Yahoo News whether he might consider such legally-mandated marginalization, Trump said: “We’re going to have to — we’re going to have to […]

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Marco Got The Memo: 'Ted Cruz Has Him In His Crosshairs'

It was clear to anyone watching last night’s Republican debate: arch-conservative Ted Cruz is sharpening his knives to take on Marco Rubio. Telegraphing his arguments on immigration and sugar subsidies, BuzzFeed notes, “Cruz foreshadowed some of the attacks his campaign plans to unleash against Rubio this winter.” This morning, Rubio was all […]

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American Bridge President's Statement On The Milwaukee Melee

American Bridge President Jessica Mackler released the following statement on tonight’s Republican presidential debate in Milwaukee: “Despite the softballs lobbed at Ted Cruz, Donald Trump, Marco Rubio, and company tonight, they each managed to highlight why they can’t be elected president. Tonight the American people heard tired excuses. Why they don’t […]

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For GOP Field, Special Interests And Wall Street Take Priority Over Protecting Consumers

While Democrats have worked tirelessly to restore stability to the economy, every candidate on the stage tonight is pushing for a return to the policies that caused the 2007 financial crisis. Instead of advocating for reforms that protect consumers and prevent economic uncertainty such as Dodd-Frank, the Republicans are helping […]