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Clark County Republicans Remove Objection To Same-Sex Marriage From Party Platform

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 11:03 AM April 3, 2014
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The Republican Party of Clark County, Nevada, has removed from its platform all objections to abortion and same-sex marriage.

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Watch: Obama Mocks GOP Worldview With Some Good Old-Fashioned Honest Talk

by David Badash ● 5:18 PM April 2, 2014
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President Barack Obama, fresh on the heels of yesterday’s historic 7.1 million enrollees win for Obamacare, took to what felt like the campaign trail today to push for a hike to the minimum wage.

Immigration

‘I Can’t Help You’: Eric Cantor Blows Off 9 Year Old Girl (Video)

by David Badash ● 7:27 PM December 4, 2013
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Today, nine-year old Liz Maquez, a U.S. citizen whose father is in danger of being deported, approached Cantor in the halls of Congress. “I can’t help you,” was Rep. Cantor’s response.

ENDA

John McCain: ENDA Could Lead To ‘Busing’ And ‘Reverse Discrimination’

by David Badash ● 9:02 AM October 31, 2013
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Getting John McCain to support ENDA would go a long way to ensuring its passage. His support would open the door for other Republican Senators to vote for it. How’s that going?

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Watch: Local GOP Chair Calls Blacks ‘Lazy’ And ‘Stupid’ — Stands By Comments

by David Badash ● 11:04 PM October 24, 2013
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North Carolina’s GOP chairman of Buncombe County says black people are “lazy” and “stupid,” and admits the GOP voter ID restrictions are designed to stop Democrats from voting.

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Poll: Americans Don’t Want Republicans In Control Of Congress

by Allison Brito At The National Memo ● 11:24 AM October 24, 2013
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As a result of the government shutdown and debt ceiling debacles, the GOP has put itself in a rather vulnerable position as midterm elections approach.

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Texas Judge Says He Can No Longer Be A Member Of The Republican Party

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 12:20 AM October 22, 2013
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“I cannot tolerate a political party that demeans Texans based on their sexual orientation, the color of their skin or their economic status.” – Judge Carlo Key

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Anti-Obamacare Senator Gets Emergency Heart Surgery After ‘Routine’ Test ‘That Everyone Gets’

by David Badash ● 12:13 PM October 8, 2013
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Anti-Obamacare Republican US Senator James Inhofe feels “great” after undergoing emergency open-heart surgery after getting “a routine colonoscopy that everyone gets.”

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Three New Polls Prove Shutdown Devastating To GOP’s Approval Ratings

by David Badash ● 6:00 PM October 7, 2013
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Three new polls prove that the one-week old Republican-led federal government shutdown has been devastating to the GOP’s public approval rating.

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‘Popular’ Buttons At GOP Convention Mock Hillary Clinton’s ‘Fat Thighs, Small Breasts’

by David Badash ● 1:40 PM October 6, 2013
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Leave it to Republicans to ignore one of their party’s greatest liabilities — their war on women — and come up with a sexist slogan that compares Hillary Clinton to “KFC.”

Bigotry Watch

Most Unpopular Governor In America Just ‘Apologized’ By Comparing Same-Sex Marriage To Incest

by David Badash ● 9:05 AM October 4, 2013
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In discussing same-sex marriage today in a TV interview, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett compared same-sex marriage to incest.

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GOP US Congressman Compares Obamacare Supporters To 9/11 Terrorist Hijackers

by David Badash ● 7:29 PM September 28, 2013
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Tea Party U.S. Congressman John Culberson compared the GOP to the heroic passengers on United Airlines Flight 93, which makes Obamacare supporters the 9/11 hijackers.

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GOP Congressman: Practically Every Undocumented Immigrant Is A Drug Smuggler (Video)

by David Badash ● 4:00 PM July 23, 2013
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Steve King says that for every undocumented immigrant in America who’s, for example, a “valedictorian,” there are 100 who are running drugs across the Mexican border — and they have “calves the size of cantaloupes.”

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Top Republican Pollster Finds Republicans Think Blacks Are Racist

by David Badash ● 6:24 PM July 5, 2013
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Rasmussen, the top go-to pollster most used by Republicans, finds 49 percent of Republicans think Blacks are racist. By comparison, only 29 percent of Democrats, according to Rasmussen, think Blacks are racist, and 36 percent of “unaffiliated adults” think Blacks are racist.