14 posts tagged GOP
The GOP’s got a new plan to suppress the youth vote in Ohio that might be able to make schools help disenfranchise students: http://on.msnbc.com/154soWJ
Florida’s Senator and rising GOP star Marco Rubio ripped President Obama for promoting a big government agenda in the official Republican rebuttal to the State of the Union.
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Sen. Susan Collins has unveiled the latest reason to oppose Susan Rice as Secretary of State. And it makes even less sense than the previous ones.
At a press conference after meeting with Rice, the U.S. ambassador to the U.N., Collins said Rice’s response to the attacks on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya had an “eerie echo” of the bombings of two U.S. embassies in Africa in 1998, when Rice served as the head of the State Department’s Africa region.
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After losing the “diverse coalition” of voters that supported Obama on Election Day, you think Republicans might have changed their tune…
But they’re already pushing more anti-choice and pro-voter suppression laws. Grand Old Party? More like Same Old Party!
Thomas Ricks zings Fox News:
You’re ‘a wing of the Republican Party’
“As far as young women are concerned, absolutely, I don’t’ think anybody like me—I can state my position on abortion, but other than that, leave the issue alone when we are in the kind of economic situation, and frankly national security situation that we’re in.” - Sen. John McCain
Shaken by Mitt Romney’s decisive loss, Republicans are blaming everybody–even the usually sacrosanct Rush Limbaugh. Top strategists are speaking out against the conservative radio host, saying the party needs to steer clear of his far-right and factually inaccurate vision of America.
From NOW with Alex Wagner:
Texas Republican Ted Cruz was just elected to his first term in the Senate, but he’s already talking about the end of the GOP. Cruz told the New Yorker, “In not too many years, Texas could switch from being all Republican to all Democrat….If that happens, no Republican will ever again win the White House.”